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Dinosaur Days II


 

Materials

  • curriculum binder
  • worksheets
  • 3 plastic dinosaur models
  • 1 dinosaur skeleton model
  • 1 dinosaur hand puppet
  • 1 dinosaur cookie cutter
  • measuring rope
  • Books: "Dinosaurs" by Benedicte Guettier; "Dinosaur ABC" by Simon Mugford; "How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food" by Jane Yolen; "I Wonder Why Triceratops Had Horns" by Rod Theodorou; "My Gigantosaurus Book of Colors" by Jan Lewis; "Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs!" by Sandra Boynton.
 
 

Activities


Science: Find out what the Late Cretaceous world looks like, where dinosaur fossils are found, and what it's like to search for them. Learn about the Triceratops, Euplocephalus, Edmontia, Lambeosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, and Troodon.

Math: Connect the dots on a Triceratops, play dino tic-tac-toe, and do other fun, simple math activities.

Measuring/Cooking: Make delicious "Triceratops Treats" and a tasty "Herbivore and Carnivore Feast."

Arts & Crafts: Make a dinosaur skin print, a walking paper Triceratops, a dinosaur trackway, and other creative crafts.

Circle Time: Learn a song and enjoy books and stories about dinosaurs.

Outside Time: Experience a meteorite crash-landing or a volcano erupting. Discover how big Triceratops really was and practice digging for signs of prehistoric life.