7 Creative Ways to Learn with Dinosaurs and Fossils

Last week’s dinosaur and fossil themed Discover & Explore linky was full of all kinds of dinosaur fun! Since I’m always a huge fan of integrating learning opportunities into play, especially when using a topic that children are so interested in, I’m featuring some brilliant ways of learning using dinosaurs and fossils!

 7 Ways to Learn with Dinosaurs


7 Creative Ways for Children to Learn with

Dinosaurs and Fossils


Math for Kids- Measuring from JDaniel4’s Mom

measuring dinosaurs

JDaniel4’s Mom shares some fun measurement activities based on a fictional dinosaur children’s book. 


 Alphabet Fossils from Playdough to Plato

Learning Letters with Dinosaur Fossils

These alphabet fossils are such a fun way to practice letter recognition and spelling!


Dinosaur Detective Fun from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

Dinosaur Hunt Game

Enchanted Homeschooling Mom shares this creative dinosaur detective game that provides a great opportunity for counting practice and reading!


 Melting Ice with Salt and Water  from Happy Hooligans

Melting Ice with Salt and Water

This activity from Happy Hooligans is the perfect combination of science and play!


Dinosaur Eggs from Teach Preschool

Mystery Dinosaur Eggs

Teach Preschool set up a fun dinosaur egg mystery which inspired lots of questions and detective work!


Not a Fairy Garden- a Dinosaur Garden!  from Fun at Home with Kids

Dinosaur Garden

Fun at Home with Kids created a dinosaur garden perfect for inspiring imaginative play!


 Dinosaur Dig and Expedition from This Fine Day

Dinosaur Dig & Expedition

This child-led activity from This Fine Day incorporated imaginative play, art, and learning all in one!


More Dinosaur Posts from the Discover and Explore Co-hosts

Digging for Dinosaurs-Learning About Famous Paleontologists (KC Edventures)

24 Amazing Dinosaur Toys and Books (Buggy and Buddy)

Dinosaur Craft for Toddlers (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Discover & Explore Dinosaur Eggs (Teach Preschool)

Watermelon Volcano Small World (Twodaloo)


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  1. Thanks for including our alphabet fossils in this fun roundup. Pinning!!

  2. Thank you! My don love dinosaurs and it’l big surprise for him!

  3. Thanks so much for the feature! Great round up for dino lovers here 🙂

  4. My oldest daughter loves dinosaurs and I know she would definitely have a blast with this! Thanks for the great ideas! Thanks for sharing over at the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop! I chose you as one of my favorites from last weeks hop!


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