Tuesday, May 14, 2019

5 Awesome Dinosaur Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Recently we went into San Francisco to visit the amazing dinosaur exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences. It was such a hit! The kids loved digging for fossils and playing games to learn about Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Now that I've gotten the kids excited about dinosaurs, I thought it would be fun to try out some simple dino-themed activities at home! Today I'm sharing 5 easy dinosaur themed activities for toddlers and preschoolers. 

If you like these, make sure to check out our Summer Camp with a whole week dedicated to dinosaurs and volcanoes!



These dinosaur themed activities are all ones that can last for awhile! I love that they incorporate imaginative play along with creating and being active!

Click on each title below to go to the full activity tutorial.


1. Colorful Paper Plate Dinosaurs- These are such a simple way to make your own dinosaurs! I'll bet you already have all the materials!




2. Fizzy Dino Bath- What's better than taking your own bath? Giving your dinosaurs a bath! Pop over to Busy Toddler to see how to set this one up!

3. Dinosaur Eggs- Excavation activities are fascinating to kids! Little Bins for Little Hands has some great tips for how to set up this amazing dinosaur science activity! 

4. Dinosaur Feet- Do you have a dino-lover than wants to stomp around and BE a dinosaur? This activity is for you! Rainy Day Mum has all the details on her blog.


5. Save the Dinosaurs- This activity is pretty hysterical! I was amazed at all of the pretend play dinosaur fun my daughter had as she sorted! Head to my Toddler Approved Instagram for details.



Want more dinosaur themed activities? 

Sign up for our Summer Camp and you'll be emailed 15 additional awesome dinosaur activity plans for toddlers and preschoolers... plus a list of many of our favorite dinosaur and volcano themed books. Read more about camp and what is included in your membership HERE



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