• July 31, 2012

Bluebirds aren’t really blue!

Learn just why bluebirds aren’t blue. Includes an experiment in making blue from white.

North Carolina Zoo

This bluebird sure looks blue, doesn’t it? But it’s not. Read below to find out why! And then try the experiment below to make blue from white. Click any image below to print a full page.

Kids Week is presented by The North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo invites you to an adventure as big as all outdoors!

Visit the North Carolina Zoo and connect with wildlife from two different continents as you explore 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats. Walk from Africa’s grasslands to North America’s Arctic coast and learn how the Zoo works to conserve and protect wild things and wild places.

For tickets and additional information, visit

The North Carolina Zoo

4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, N.C. 27205
(800) 488-0444