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Discovering Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Teeth

September 12, 2008
Dinosaur Teeth

Giving your child the chance to examine and hold a tooth that is the size of a Tyrannosaurus Rex’s tooth is something she won’t soon forget. The questions serve as a guide for discussions. Allow your child to explore whatever questions that she may have. Facts Tyrannosaurus Rex Tooth Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus Tooth meat eater plant...
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Paper Hat

September 12, 2008
Paper Hat

Make a young paleontologist hat ready for a fun and sunny day. How to Make a Paper Hat Materials: newspaper tissue paper masking tape assorted items to decorate with Layer the tissue paper and the newspaper like a sandwich with 2 full sheets of newspaper in the center. Place the layers of paper on...
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Volcanoes

September 12, 2008

Making volcanoes to add to your habitat will give your child an opportunity to problem solve while testing chemical reactions. How to Make Volcano Materials: small paper cup cookie sheet with edges cardboard tube newspaper masking tape paper mache mixture cardboard paint Attach a cardboard tube (empty paper towel roll works great) to the...
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Tools

September 12, 2008
Tools

After brainstorming a list of necessary tools, have your child help gather them.  You may find your child carrying them around the house in anticipation.  Let him become comfortable with using the shovel and paintbrush in the backyard or in a pot.  It will help him to be comfortable using them on the day...
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Face Painting

September 12, 2008
Face Painting

Children love to have their face, arms, legs and hands painted. You can make up simple drawings of dinosaurs to help your child decide what she would like to have painted or let her use her imagination. Face Painting: Materials: create a chart of simple dinosaur designs (optional) face paints brushes mirror (optional) water suggested simple...
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