Dinosaur Science

Easy Make Your Own Dinosaur Fossils Activity for Kids

Whether you are studying about dinosaurs for kids, or your kids are just nuts about these gigantic prehistoric creatures Рyour children will love this dinosaur fossils activity. This dino fossils craft is a fun way to learn about not only dinos, but archeologists and how a fossil is made too! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders wil love thring this make your own fossil activity for a dinosaur theme or science lesson about making fossils!

Whether you are studying about dinosaurs for kids, or your kids are just nuts about these gigantic prehistoric creatures - your children will love this dinosaur fossils activity. This dino fossils craft is a fun way to learn about not only dinos, but archeologists and how a fossil is made too! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders wil love thring this make your own fossil activity for a dinosaur theme or science lesson about making fossils!

Dinosaur fossils activity

Get ready for som dino size fun with this make your own fossil activity for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students. THis dinosaur fossils activity is perfect for learning about how archeologists are able to learn about these prehistoric animals that are now extinct. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler Рusing dinosaur activities like this one, is a great addition to your dinosaur theme or weekly lesson plan too!

To try this fun dinosaur activity all you need are a few simple materials:  plastic dinosaur figures playdough cooking spray (optional) plaster of paris 

Dinosaur fossils craft

To try this fun dinosaur activity all you need are a few simple materials:

  • plastic dinosaur figures
  • playdough
  • cooking spray (optional)
  • plaster of paris

Make your own fossil activity

Dinosaur Dig Activity

Start out my making a pancake out of playdough; it needs to be as big as your dinosaur figure

Fossil Activity

Make your own fossil activity

Carefully remove the dinosaur, mix a batch of plaster of paris according to the package directions, and fill your dino playdough mold with the mixture.

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Dinosaur Activity

When the plaster of paris completely hardens, you can peel off the playdough to reveal your very own cast of a dinosaur.

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Fossil Activity

This cooking spray will help the playdough not stick to the plaster of paris, but I actually thought it left a cool look to the dino.

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dinosaur fossil activities

How cool is this dinosaur craft project that makes 3d dinosaurs!

dinosaur fossil activities

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Ask them how the impressions and the dirt/mud casts they’ve found can help them learn about dinosaurs. Hopefully they will point out their size, shape, weight, skin texture, etc.

Learn about dinosaurs, archeologists, & how a fossil is made with this dinosaur fossils activity for kids. This dino project is a craft and activities too!

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Learn about dinosaurs, archeologists, & how a fossil is made with this dinosaur fossils activity for kids. This dino project is a craft and activities too!

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!  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 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 download pdf file with dinosaur printables and you are ready to play and learn about dinosaurs with this fossils for kids project.

Dinosaur Printable

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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 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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