Dinosaur Science

Jurassic World Insects in Amber Excavation Activity

Whether your kids have seen the hit Jurassic Park movies or not- they all seem to know the premise! This jurassic world activities helps kids explore the way they got the code to recreate dinosaurs with a fun insects in amber excavation activity! This insect activity for kindergarten, preschool, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up is so much fun! I love slime activity ideas with a purpose. Use this in yoru upcoming insect or dinosaur theme!

Whether your kids have seen the hit Jurassic Park movies or not- they all seem to know the premise! This jurassic world activities helps kids explore the way they got the code to recreate dinosaurs with a fun insects in amber excavation activity! This insect activity for kindergarten, preschool, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up is so much fun! I love slime activity ideas with a purpose. Use this in yoru upcoming insect or dinosaur theme!

Jurassic World Activities

Are your kids nuts about dinosaurs? Perhaps they have gotten the Jurassic Park bug Рfrom the movies or Jurassic Park Camp Crustaceious cartoons on Netflix. Either way, this jurassic world activity is sure to delight kids of all ages! This amber excavation activity plays off the whoel premise of the dino movie franchise Рhow they got the DNA to recreate dinosaurs in our world today. This slime activities is also an insect activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4 students too!

Jurassic World Activity  All you need to try this fun insects in amber slime activit are a few simple materials you probably already have on hand:  1/2 cup clear glue 1/2 cup water to mix with glue 1/2 cup of warm water to mix with the Borax powder Borax powder 1/4 tsp Borax powder Red and yellow food coloring plastic ants, bugs, or insects  bowls and palstic spoon or craft stick for mixing plastic dinosaurs to add to the fun!

Jurassic World Activity

All you need to try this fun insects in amber slime activit are a few simple materials you probably already have on hand:

  • 1/2 cup clear glue
  • 1/2 cup water to mix with glue
  • 1/2 cup of warm water to mix with the Borax powder
  • Borax powder 1/4 tsp Borax powder
  • Red and yellow food coloring
  • plastic ants, bugs, or insects
  • bowls and palstic spoon or craft stick for mixing
  • plastic dinosaurs to add to the fun!

slime activity for kindergartners

Jurassic Park Activities

In a medium bowl mix 1/2 cup clear glue and 1/2 cup water. Add in red and yellow food coloring to make the shade of orange you like to represent the amber.

In a small bowl mix 1/2 cup of warm water with 1/4 teaspoon Borax powder Рwhich you can find online or on the laundry aisle.  Make sure you mix, crush and break apart any Borax chunks.

Slime Activities

Slime Activities

Now pour a small amount of the Borax solution into the glue mixture and mix with a plastic spoon or popsicle stick. Continue adding the borax mixture.  The glue will start clumping.

jurassic park slime recipe

Insect Activity for Kindergarten

Once the glue starts to hold onto the popsicle stick, you can pick it up and start working it with your hand until it forms slime.

insects in amber excavation

Kindergarten Science Activity

Put an insect in a clear container and top with your Jurassic Park slime to burry it in amber.

insect activities

Insect Activities

You can dig through the amber slime to get to yoru bugs, let the slime ooze over a cup or your hands to get to the mosquito burried in amber, etc. This is an invitation for kids to play and act out what they’ve heard.

Let me be clear, I am not recommending the Jurrassic Park or Jurassic World movies to this age. That is a choice I leave to parents. But, my younger kids have thoroughly enjoyed Camp Crustaceous on Netflix which has sparked their curiosity about dinosaurs – and this playful activity!

Insect Activity for Kindergarten

Slime Activity for Kindergartners

If your kids are anything like mine, the littles wont really care the bases of the play activity Рthey just want to get in their with the slime and play with the insects. My big kids, will decide they want to play because they like the story line connection. Either way, my kids are happily playing with one another and having fun!

This Jurassic World activity is perfect for a dinosaur activity based on the movies or show! Kids of all ages will love this amber excavation activities!

Insect Activities for Preschoolers

Add in some prehistoric leaves, plants, and of course dinosaurs to round out this fun dinosaur activity! This Jurassic World activity is perfect for a dinosaur activity based on the movies or show! Kids of all ages will love this amber excavation activities!

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!  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. D is for Dinosaur activiites

Dinosaur Activities

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

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

Dinosaur Printables

bug sight word game i-spy-bugs  Kids are naturally fascinated by creepy crawly bugs! Insects are so unqique with their many legs, antenae, ability to fly, and unique body make-up. Help kids learn about the fascinating world of insects for kids with these super cute, free insect printables. Toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders will have fun learning as they colour these insect colroing pages.  Simply print bug coloring pages with more than fourteen different insects for children to read, color, and learn.  Kindergarten age kids will have fun practicing counting 1-30 with these counting to 30 worksheets. These bug worksheets allow children to practice counting, tracing numbers 1 to 30, number recognition, and strengthening hand muscles coloring and hole punching. This counting to 30 activities is a self correcting preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten bug activity perfect for spring or an insect theme. Simply print count to 30 worksheet and you are ready to play and learn!

Insect activities for preschoolers

If are looking for more bug activities for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners Рincluding lots of free insect printables, you will love these FREE resources:

Kids will love working on their math and literacy skills while completing the activities in these Mosquito Worksheets. In this pack of free mosquito printables children will be introduced the life cycle of a mosquito. Simply print insect worksheets for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders.  insect telling time activity ladybug addition math game Amazing Spider Slime

Insect Printables

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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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