I've been wanting to set up a bird-watching station for Lucy ever since reading this post, but I didn't have the right spot. But when I dismantled the changing station we've had on our office window seat for the past year and a half, we suddenly had a perfect spot. As soon as we thought of it, we had to do it (excuse the horrible evening photos!). We made some pinecone birdfeeders and hung them in the bush right outside the window:
Come and get it, birds!
We gathered some bird books, and watched and waited for the birds to arrive.
They didn't come right away, so we contented ourselves with reading bird books. As Lucy looked at this book, she recognized something, and asked me to find it in this book:
Sure enough, two almost-identical pictures of a cedar waxwing.
And then, of course, we had to play around with the binoculars, just in case:
(Oh, and the hat? Andi made it; details here. Isn't it the cutest thing?)