Finches & canaries are ideal kid's pets: low-maintenance, captivating to watch, and soothing chirps. Keep 2+ together for company. Lifespan: 3-15 years.
Doves: gentle, need calm handling, prefer pairs, mirrors/swings for fun, free-flight time, live 10-25 years. Good with older kids.
Lovebirds: small, intelligent, colorful parrots, perfect for apartments. Quiet, kid-friendly companions, lifespan 10-20 years.
Colorful, friendly Budgies from Australia are perfect for young aviculturists. Easy to care for, handle, and they can talk. Lifespan: 7-15 years.
Cockatiels: Great pet for kids! Talk, whistle, do tricks. Needs attention & cleanup. Lifespan 15-20 yrs (some 30). Ideal for bird enthusiasts.
Monk parakeet, a small parrot, easy for kids to clean after. Talking around them boosts mimicking. Lifespan: 20-30 years.
Silkies: True Bantam chickens, sweet & cuddly pets, fluffy feathers, thrive in cold, prefer roaming, life expectancy 7-9 years.