Alphabet

Letter D

This Letter D week is such a fun way for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids to learn about dinosaurs and so much more.
Letter D

Letter D

This Letter D theme of d is for dinosaur is such a fun, creative hands on unit to help kids learn while having fun.

 

Dinosaur Books to Read this week:

    

 

Letter D 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:

 

Letter D 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

Letter D 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

Letter D 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

Letter D Day #5 – Dinosaur Fossil Cookies

Preheat your oven to 375 F. Mix together: First add 1 egg. Next put in 1 cup peanut butter. Finally mix in 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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About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of 123Homeschool4Me.com where she shares more than 100,000 pages of FREE worksheets,& educational ideas for PreK-8th grade along with recipes and mom tips as well.

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