2 cups flour, 1 cup salt, 1 cup cool water. Mix well.
Use mini dinosaur cookie cutters to cut out dinosaur shapes. Could
have children trace dinosaur shapes onto the salt dough using
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until hardened.
When cooled have children paint and sprinkle glitter on their
dinosaur pins. Glue on small wiggly eyes and glue on a pin back.
Note: You can find mini cookie cutters in grocery or discount stores
(Meijer, Walmart...). Think Jello Jiggler cutters. Look in the
kitchen ware or jello section of the stores.
Each child uses a shoe box and its lid.
Turn the box on its side and glue the lid underneath, letting it
extend out from the box to create a "porch".
Paint the inside back and sides blue for the sky. Paint the inside
bottom and porch green for the grass.
On back wall glue a couple of purple mountains. Make one of the
mountains a volcano with gray smoke and red and orange glitter lava.
Add some wispy white clouds. Add a shiny sun (foil) and a shiny pond (foil).
out dinosaur and plant patterns for your own diorama at Enchanted Learning.
Dinosaur Measure Math
Need: Paper strips--one foot long
Brontosaurus (Apatasaurus)-65 feet
Triceratops- 20 feet
Have children count out how many paper strips they will need to show
the length of a dinosaur.
Take children into the hall or outside and let the children lie
pieces on floor, end to end. Have the children estimate how many
children's bodies it would take to equal 1 dinosaur (if children were
laid out on the floor head to toe, head to toe).
Record guesses on poster.
Lie children on the floor, head to toe, and find the true answer!
Dinosaur infomation, student activites, teacher quide
Learn about dinosaurs by taking a tour of the Museum of Unnatural
Mystery prehistoric pages. What killed the dinosaurs? The Museum
takes a scientific look at these, and other, questions.
Learn all about dinosaur eggs at this National Geographic site.
Dinosaur and Paleontology Dictionary
Color page puzzle
The Land Before Time-The Wisdom of Friends
Ivy's Dinosaur Coloring Pages
Dinosaur Dot-to-Dot (1-62)
Dinosaur Crossword (Hard)
*Things to Do-Other Sites
National Geographic For Educators: Dinosaur Bingo (pdf)
a Paper Dinosaur
A site that has paper model dino's to print. Fold to make
standing model dinosaurs.
Print a template for T-Rex.
a Stuffed Dinosaur
Has templates to print
K-3 level templates designed as academic print-outs, for
making dinosaur booklets, cut-outs used in dinosaur crafts, coloring, or other instructional use.
(3rd & up)
Has print-outs, word scramble etc...
Put the Dinosaur back together.
Wesite for grades 1-5.
National Geographic Kids: Dinosaur Brainteaser
Test your dinosaur smarts
Choose a dinosaur and unearth the bones.
Click here to include your favorite dinosaurs activity in this theme!