What child doesn’t love dinosaurs? They’re big, with cool names and fantastic features. And we have tons of fun dinosaur activities kids will love. So will parents!
Dinosaur themed activities are a super way to hook your child on learning. Math and science concepts will be easy to master when you use these fun dinosaur activities. Your kids will love the entertaining puzzles and challenges, and you’ll love the results. Which are happy, educated kids!
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- Printer (I love my printer, I use this one!)
- Glue stick
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Fun Dinosaur Math Activities
Add up the entertainment with this set of dinosaur-themed math printables. Start by counting and clipping the dinosaurs with these Dinosaur Counting Cards and Puzzles. The charming dinosaur graphics will keep your kids engaged and asking for more.
So when you need more, check out these Dinosaur Counting Mats. Trace, count and dot these delightful dinosaurs. And for long-lasting fun, laminate and use with dry-erase markers and magnets!
Ready to move on? These Dinosaur Kindergarten Math Worksheets are an excellent way to introduce new math concepts to younger children or review learned concepts with older kids. Filled with colorful dinosaurs, eggs, and dinosaur food, your kids will get a kick out of using these worksheets to learn math.
And these Dinosaur Subtraction Puzzles or Dinosaur Skip Counting Puzzles are fantastic extensions for your math curriculum. The skip counting puzzles were a guest post on Totschooling.net, and our subtraction puzzles are hosted here. Check them both out!
Dinosaur play activities
Want to play with the dinosaurs? These Dinosaur Lacing Cards are a blast. And if you print off and laminate so you can reuse them in multiple activities, the fun never ends!
Or try these Dinosaur Connect the Dots Worksheets. Terrific for quiet play or on-the-go entertainment, your child can practice some fine motor skills and counting skills while drawing their own dinosaurs.
Recommended Dinosaur Books for Kids
We love reading! And we have themed book collections for every topic. Here’s our recommended list for dinosaurs, from fiction to information. And don’t forget to give your little dinosaur a hug while you read!
National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia, Second EditionOh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur?: All About Dinosaurs (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)My Encyclopedia of Very Important Dinosaurs: Discover more than 80 Prehistoric Creatures (My Very Important Encyclopedias)Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children)What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy AdventureThe Big Book of Dinosaurs
Amazing Dinosaur Activities
Studying the dinosaurs is a marvelous opportunity for hands-on learning. And we’ve got the directions to help you do it!
First, check out this Fun Dinosaur Dig Activity. Let your little ones experience the thrill of “digging up” their own dinosaur skeletons!
Next, explore where dinosaurs lived with your own Dinosaur Land. Learn How to Make a Paper Mache Dinosaur Land with our step-by-step instructions. But no cactus!
Finally, you can add these adorable dinosaurs to your learning activity collection. Read How to Make a Felt Dinosaur and make some of your own! What crazy patterns will your kids come up with?
Recommended Dinosaur Kits
For more dinosaur learning fun, check out some of our favorite science kits.
Dig Up Dinosaur Fossil Eggs,Break Open 12 Unique Dinosaur Fossil Eggs and Discover 12 Cute Dinosaurs,Funny Dinosaur Digging Toy for Archaeology Science STEM Gift (Dinosaurs Toys)Mega Fossil Dig Kit – Dig Up 15 Real Fossils (Dinosaur Bones, Sharks, & More) – Great Science, Archeology, Paleontology Gift for Boys and Girls – Excavation ToysGYXL Dino Toy Dig Kit, DIY Dinosaur Fossil Toys, Kids Science Education Dinosaur Assembly Kit, Best Boys and Girls STEM Dinosaur Toys Gift.(Triceratops)Discovery #MINDBLOWN Toy Dinosaur 3D Fossil Skeleton Excavation Kit, Includes 15 Pc T-Rex/10 Pc Velociraptor Replica Puzzle Bones, Tool Kit W/Hammer, Chisel, and Brush, an Educational STEM Gift
More Dinosaur Activities
We found some amazing fun dinosaur activities kids will love from our friends around the web to share with you too!
Start at the beginning with this Hatching Frozen Dinosaur Eggs activity by Little Bins for Little Hands. Hatch your own dinosaurs out of some icy “eggs” and watch the magic of learning grow for your kids.
Take your baby dinosaurs to the Dinosaur Activity Bin shared by Happy Hooligans. This is best as an outdoor activity, but loads of fun. If you add in some rocks and plants, you’ve got an activity that you can use for all kinds of scientific exploration.
Need a smaller activity? This Dinosaur Play Dough option by Fantastic Fun and Learning will keep the mess to a minimum and still let your children explore how dinosaurs lived. And it’s a reusable activity!