Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Letter D

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This is such a fun way for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids to learn about dinosaurs, the letter d, volcanos, fossils, measuring,and so much more with this fun letter of the week unit.
Letter D - Letter of the Week D is for dinosaur unit to help preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids learn and explore dinosaurs, volcano, excavating dinosaur bones, measuring, fossils, and more.


D is for Dinosaur

Books to Read this week:

    


Day #1 – Dinosaur Puppets

Using brown paper bags or socks make dinosaur puppets. Glue spikes, horns, teeth, and legs from construction paper.

Optional other car crafts:



Day #2 – Making the Letter D

Make a Dinosaur D out of craft foam.

For children wanting additional worksheets try these {free} Printables:

d is for dinosaur play

Day #3 – Dinosaur Science Play & Exploration

Today your children get to explore the effects of mixing baking soda & vinegar to create a [volcanic] eruption! For complete Dinosaur Science Play pictures & instructions.


You will want to have dinosaur figures, lots of baking soda (think 4+ cups; inexpensively bought at Walmart), several cups Vinegar, and food coloring (optional).


dinosaur feet

Day #4 – Dinosaur Activity

Paint two empty Kleenex boxes. Add dinosaur toe nails. Have your child put on the boxes so they can walk around in dinosaur feet. You can have them measure things in dino footprints & human footprints to get practice using a ruler/tape measure.

Optional:


dinosaur cookies

Day #5 – Dinosaur Fossil Cookies

Preheat your oven to 375 F. Mix together:
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
Drop on cookie sheet & flatten with bottom of glass. Press a small (clean) dinosaur figure into the dough to make a dinosaur fossil. Bake 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before removing and eating.

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