Little ones often love dinosaurs! These prehistoric animals bring lots of fun to little ones! Their fascination with dinosaurs makes them a terrific topic for learning at home and in the classroom. Dinosaur-themed lessons will engage little ones and keep them focused as they learn. Therefore, we are providing you with 23 dynamic dinosaur-themed activities. Use this list of lots of dinosaur activities to assist you as you plan the perfect dinosaur units of lessons for your little ones.
1. Dinosaur Clothespin Puppets
These printable Dinosaur Clothespin Puppets are one of the most awesome dinosaur activities! They are extremely simple to make and will provide lots of fun for your little one. Twelve different designs are available to choose from, and they are awesome for imaginative play! This is one of the most perfect crafts for toddlers!
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2. Dinosaur Jell-O Rescue
For this adorable dinosaur activity, place plastic dinosaurs and various rocks on the bottom of a casserole dish or cake pan. Cover the items with the liquid Jell-O mix and let it sit in the refrigerator until firm. Once ready, prepare your materials by placing the pan on a towel newspaper and pairing it with tweezers and plastic cups. Let the dinosaur rescue begin with one of the greatest ideas for toddlers!
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3. Dinosaur Feet
This awesome dinosaur craft allows your little ones to make cardboard dinosaur feet. Let your children demonstrate their creativity and drawing skills by drawing the feet on cardboard and using scissors to cut them out. Allow them to decorate them any way they like! This is a fun dinosaur idea!
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4. Dino Silhouette
Little ones will love creating silhouettes of their favorite dinosaurs! Encourage the children to paint sunsets on watercolor paper. While it is drying, the kids will cut out black dinosaur silhouettes from pieces of black construction paper. These adorable dinosaur paintings are crafty art pieces!
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5. What Do I Eat?
This fun dinosaur activity is an easy reader book that is perfect for dinosaur lovers! It is super fun to create and read. Increase dinosaur learning as your little ones have a blast learning the names of dinosaurs while reading their dinosaur-themed book! This is one of the most terrific dinosaur educational activities!
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6. Erupting Dinosaur Extinction Slime
Erupting Dinosaur Extinction Slime is such a fun activity! This fizzing, foaming reaction ends with slime your little one can play with! This activity is super simple to create with a few inexpensive ingredients. Watch the slime erupt and bury the dinosaurs!
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7. Dinosaur Bones Art
This fun dinosaur skeleton craft is a wonderful opportunity for teaching little ones about dinosaur bones and skeletal structures. This crafty project is the perfect activity for all ages. Take a dinosaur cut out from black construction paper and use q-tips to create its skeleton.
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8. Dinosaur Toilet Paper Roll Craft
This is the cutest dinosaur activity, and it is super easy for your little one to make. To make this adorable dinosaur toilet paper roll craft, all you need to do is print the template, cut it out, color it, and glue it together.
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9. Glue-Less Printable Dinosaur
This fun dinosaur idea is an easy craft for your kids to complete. All you have to do is print the template on colored paper and fold it into your dinosaur shape. It is a mess-free activity that your child will love!
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10. D is for Dinosaur
Most kids are fascinated with dinosaurs! Therefore, this dinosaur letter activity is a wonderful way to teach the students' letter recognition of the letter "d." Encourage the little ones to arrange the eyes, scales, and any other creative markings however they choose.
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11. Dinosaur Suncatcher
Celebrate dinosaur week with this fun idea for little dinosaur lovers! The dinosaur suncatcher craft is simple, yet messy, to make. Make sure you grab your craft supplies and help your little one create this adorable suncatcher!
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12. Tissue Paper Dinosaur
Little ones will bring life to a dinosaur with this adorable tissue paper dinosaur craft. Draw a dinosaur on cardboard and cut it out. Spread glue on the cardboard dinosaur cutout and cover it with small pieces of tissue paper. When it dries, your little one can spend lots of time playing with this cardboard dinosaur toy!
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13. Dinosaur Egg Oatmeal
Create your own dinosaur egg oatmeal by melting white chocolate to create small eggs and dot each with a dinosaur sprinkle. Cover the dinosaur chocolate and freeze them until firm. Shake the eggs in a plastic bag with powdered sugar and pour them into warm brown sugar and cinnamon oatmeal. As you stir, look for the hatching dinosaurs.
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14. Dinosaur Snack Mix
This dinosaur snack mix is perfect and simple to make for a dinosaur party! All you need to do is mix together popcorn, edible chocolate rocks, gummy dinosaurs, pretzel sticks, and chocolate-covered almond eggs. Use dinosaur figurines for additional decorations.
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15. Dinosaur Krispie Treats
Use dinosaur-shaped cookie cutters to create these tasty dinosaur Rice Krispie Treats. Once you cut out the shapes, you and your little one can decorate each dinosaur. Enjoy this edible dinosaur-themed food activity! These are also great to serve at a dinosaur birthday party!
Learn more: How to Make Rice Crispy Treats
16. Dinosaur Lacing Cards
This super cute dinosaur craft is super easy for little dinosaur fans! They will enhance hand-eye coordination with dinosaur lacing. Use printable lacing cards printed on card stock or regular paper. Laminate the cards to make them sturdier. Hole-punch them and let your little one lace away!
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17. Dinosaur Necklace
This awesome dinosaur idea will provide your little one with a cute keepsake. This fun and simple craft can be created with a variety of plastic dinosaurs, strings, and beads. Have fun with this dinosaur theme idea!
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18. Paper Plate Dinosaur Mask
This fun dinosaur mask activity will allow your little dinosaur fan to have an amazing time transforming a paper plate into an adorable dinosaur mask. This fun dinosaur craft is a terrific activity for a dinosaur-themed party.
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19. Dinosaur Bones Pretzels
Are you searching for a fun dinosaur snack for a dinosaur-themed party? This easy and fun dinosaur dessert idea will have your guests coming back for more. All you need is melting white chocolate and pretzels to create this tasty snack.
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20. Handprint Dinosaur Card Craft
This is one of the cutest dinosaur crafts for kids to make for their dads on Fathers' Day or any day they wish to celebrate their dads. Use this clever dinosaur idea, so Dad will have a precious keepsake for years to come!
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21. Dinosaur Movement Game
This dinosaur movement game goes along great with the dinosaur book Dinosaurumpus by Tony Mitton. You can easily create this fun dinosaur game with this free dinosaur activities printable. Your little ones will have a blast based on the actions from the cute dinosaur book.
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22. Dinosaur Number Game
Little ones love this cute dinosaur counting game! It can help your children increase their counting and number recognition skills as they have lots of math fun! They will count the dinosaurs and match them to the correctly numbered egg.
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23. Dinosaur Ice Cream
Enjoy this dinosaur recipe for ice cream! This no-churn dinosaur ice cream is very easy to make, and it pairs well with dinosaur cake. Celebrate dinosaur day and make yours today! Your kids are sure to love this super delicious dinosaur treat!
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