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Dinosaur Stack Engineering (STEM Activity for Kindergarten)

Kids will have fun with this simple-to-complete Dinosaur Stack Engineering, a STEM Activity for Kindergartners.

Dinosaur Stack Engineering

Dinosaur Stack Engineering

Sometimes, finding science and STEM activities that are appropriate for kindergartners is a little difficult. Kindergarten kids can’t do many of the popular science experiments, but they love to learn and engage with their creativity and logic sides as much as older kids. Most little ones love dinosaurs, which is why I created this dinosaur stack engineering activity for kindergarten kids. The goal of this activity is to help kids see that patience, precision, and logic all work together in creating a solid structure. This Dinosaur Stack Engineering introduces young kids to STEM thinking and the basics of structural engineering. Find out how to conduct your own dinosaur stack below.

dinosaur learning activity for kindergarten
 

You only need a few things for this activity:

  • Small plastic dinosaurs
  • Hard surface
Stem Project

Kindergarten STEM Activity

Tell the kids they will stack dinosaurs into towers. At first, let the kids try it on their own and see what happens. Count how many dinosaurs they stack. Next, show the kids how adding a solid base of the right kind of dinosaur makes it easier to stack more dinosaurs. Count how many dinosaurs they can stack using their new knowledge. Finally, challenge the kids to stack 10 dinosaurs, then more and more as they are successful with smaller numbers. Ask the kids questions like:

  • What dinosaurs are the best for the bottom?
  • What dinosaurs are best for the top?
  • Why is it hard to stack dinosaurs?
  • Would you make a building out of dinosaurs in real life?
  • How many dinosaurs can you stack?
  • What will happen if you remove a dinosaur from the tower?
dinosaur stem project for kindergarten

Continue asking leading questions as long as the kiddos are interested in the process. You might just find that a few days later, the kids are still trying to build bigger and bigger towers using their dinosaurs.

 

D is for Dinosaur activiites  FREE Dinosaur Color by Number - super cute free printable kindergarten worksheets for practicing numbers 1-10 and numbers 11-20 with a favorite dinosaur theme activity for preschoolers and kindergartners #dinosaur #colorbynumber #kindergarten Dinosaur Math Game Take a trip back in time with these fabulous Dinosaur Printables. These dinosaur worksheets are perfect for the little ones who love these pre-historic animals and are looking to work on some math and literacy skills. The dinosaur activities inthese free printable dinosaur worksheets are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders. Use the dinosaur free printables for a dinosaur theme, extra practice, or just to follow your child's interets. Simply print free dinosaur printables and you are ready to play and learn!

Dinosaur Printables

If you are looking for other fun, free dinosaur printables to make learning fun with dinosaur activitise for kids, you will love these resources:

free dinosaur math worksheets dinosaur alphabet printables  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. Hands-on color matching activity is the perfect Dinosaur Activity for your dinosaur theme. All you need for this dinosaur activity for kindergarten is the free dinosaur printable. Use these dinosaur activities for kids to work on color recognition while strengthening fine motor skills too! The fun part about this, for me, is that I can use this game in a variety of ways to help my child learn colors while strengthening other skills as well! Simply print pdf file with color matching game and you are ready to play and learn with colour matching activities.

Dinosaur Activities

 

About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Kindergarten Worksheets and Games. As a busy mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Browse through more than 200,000 pages of FREE worksheets & educational activities for kindergartners! Plus don't miss her other sites www.123homeschool4me.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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