Sunday, February 23, 2014

20 Dinosaur Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

We have been playing with dinosaurs for many months now. Has it been a few years? Hmm... Yes, I think it has!



I collected quite a variety of dinosaur activities, and I think now I am ready to combine them all in one post. Here they are:


1. Drawing dinosaurs with water.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2012/08/dinos-colors-and-sponge.html#.Uwqo3YVfT5w

2. Making dinosaur foot steps in homemade play dough.


http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2012/12/homemade-playdough-fun-dinosaur-fire.html#.UwqpV4VfT5w

3. Messy play with coffee grinds. And another one.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/01/playing-with-coffee-grinds.html#.UwqpoYVfT5w


4. Dinosaur foot printing with finger paint. And another one.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/01/race-car-painting-dinosaur-footprinting.html#.Uwqp74VfT5w


5. Making a basket of dinosaur eggs.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/03/easter-basket-of-mini-dinosaur-eggs.html#.UwqqL4VfT5w
 
6. Eating Dinosaur sandwiches.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/06/santinos-favourite-lunch-dinosaur.html#.UwqqfoVfT5w


7. Playing Dino-Ball

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2014/02/gross-motor-skills-development-with.html#.Uw6za4VFClA



8. Dinosaur Christmas wreath.


http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/countdown-to-christmas-activities.html#.Uwqs3IVfT5w


9. Making Dinosaur out of recycled materials.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/artzookas-recycling-challenge-pencil.html#.Uwqrc4VfT5w
 
10. Dinosaur holiday installation.


http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/christmas-countdown-activities-day-6.html#.Uwqt4oVfT5w

11.  Dinosaur mini golf at home.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/active-fun-at-home-dinosaur-mini-golf.html#.UwquGIVfT5w

 12. Danino Santas.


http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/countdown-to-christmas-activities-day_16.html#.UwquloVfT5w

13. Digging ice for Dinosaurs.


http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/ice-digging-for-dinosaurs.html#.Uwquz4VfT5w


14. Dinosaur mini theater.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/dinosaurs-cardboard-mini-theater.html#.UwqvIIVfT5w


15. Dinosaur shadow theater.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2013/12/theatre-20-upgraded-to-optional-shadow.html#.UwqvwIVfT5w


16. Creating Dinosaurs with stamping and magnetic letters.

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2014/01/more-dinosaur-activities-art.html#.Uwqv-YVfT5w


And here are a few more dino-rriffic activities from the playdate, that we attended a few weeks ago.

17. Completing dinosaur art with various means: markers, pencils and pasta.

http://blog.lifewithababy.com/the-dino-rrrrific-play-date/


18. Making dinosaur masks.
19. Connecting similar dinosaurs on a work sheet.

http://blog.lifewithababy.com/the-dino-rrrrific-play-date/


20. Sensory box: digging through the pompoms for dinosaurs.


http://blog.lifewithababy.com/the-dino-rrrrific-play-date/

Meanwhile, I am adding more activities to my blog. I just basically describe what we've been doing. Check this one out: A Snow Dinosaur!

http://pipidinko.blogspot.ca/2014/03/snow-dinosaurs.html#.Ux1gp4VFClA