Make prehistoric dinosaurs come alive with this dinosaur fossils for kids activity! Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade and 2nd graders will have fun making fossils out of pasta using these free dinosaur fossil printables. Simply print pdf file with dinosaur printables and you are ready to play and learn about dinosaurs with this fossils for kids project.
Dinosaur Fossils for Kids
Kids will go nut for this dinosaur activity for kids where they will recreate dinosaur fossils for kids. In this dinosaur activity for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 children will get to know some famous dinosaurs like the brachiosaurus, tyrannosaurus rex, parasaurolophus, pteranadon, stegosaurus, dilophosaurus, triceratops, pachycephalasaurus, and more! Using our dinosaur printable cards children will not only make diy dinosaur fossils out of pasta, but they will learn about these fascinating animals from long ago.
Fossils for kids
For this activity all you need are a few simple materials you probably already have on hand.
- pasta (a variety of shapes is helpful) – rotini, pene, shell, etc.
- construction paper
- elmers school glue
- dinosaur cards for reference (see printable below)
Dinosaur activity for kids
Children will use their creativity to crecreate a skeleton for each of the dinosaurs using the picture (or these dinosaur fossil figures) as an example. THis is such a fun STEM activity for kids that allows them to work on making deductions about proportions, skeletal support along with a art portion for this fun dinosaur science for kids!
Glue pasta on the construction paper once you’ve figured out what type of skeletal system would support the dinosaur you are making a dinosaur fossil of.
Use this along with a dinosaur lesson, read some fun dinosaur books, or follow your child’s natural interest in dinosaurs for a fun kids activity with dinosaurs.
If you are looking for other fun, free dinosaur printables to make learning fun with dinosaur activitise for kids, you will love these resources:
- Dinosaur Dinosaur Math
- Color Matching Dinosaur Activity
- Dino Number Recognition Games
- Cute Hand Dinosaur Craft for Toddlers
- Dinosaur Unit 2nd Grade and elementary age students
- Printable Dinosaur Color by Number Worksheets
- D is for Dinosaur
- Dino Bones Punctuation Game
- Dinosaur Worksheets Preschool
- Dinosaur Printables
- Dinosaur Science Preschool
- Dinosaur Kindergarten STEM Activities
- Free Dinosaur Math Worksheets or these colorful Dinosaur Math Worksheets
- Find the Letter Dinosaur Alphabet Printables Fun
- Hands-on Dinosaur Fossil Activities for Kids with free printables
- Printable Dinosaur Templates for craft projects
- Paleontologist Worksheet Pack
- TONS of Dinosaur Activities for kids of all ages
- Even more ideas to add to your dinosaur theme or dinosaur theme preschool
- Color Matching Dinosaur Activities
- Printable Dinosaur Sight Words Activity
DIY dinosaur fossils
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The fact cards are the best. My students are all about dinosaurs so we will use them in our center this summer.