Check out the Sonoma County Beekeepers Association (SCBA) robust educational outreach program, including their new Gardening4Bees Pollinator Packs that support habitat for pollinators.
If you're interested in learning more about creating habitat for monarch butterflies, the University of California also has some great tips in their Create a Monarch Butterfly Habitat in Your Own Garden! guide.
Many birds require nutritious insects and caterpillars for raising their young in the Spring, and seeds and berries to eat later in the Fall. Think about both when choosing your plants. The National Audubon Society is a great resource for learning which plants to choose to support native birds in your region.
Plant native salvias and manzanitas to support hummingbirds. Did you know that the Anna’s hummingbird has been known to fly up to 50 mph when diving?!
Also consider planting a bird seed bed with millet, sunflowers, amaranths and cosmos. The goldfinches and other seed eating birds will love this Fall feast and student will get to observe!