Dinosaur Color Matching

Preschoolers will love working on colors with this dinosaur color matching activity. This is such a fun hands-on activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Add this fun hands-on activity to your dinosaur activities for preschool. Little ones will strengthen fine motor skills as they match playdough balls to the cute dinosaur images on this page.

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Add this free preschool printable to your dinosaur or Letter Dd lessons. It also works well in any of your fine motor or color-themed learning centers.

Dinosaur Color Matching

Are you ready for another dinosaur activity to use with your little ones? I can’t wait for you to use this Dinosaur Color Matching worksheets with your toddlers and preschoolers.

Do you have a little one that loves to play with playdough? How about a dinosaur lover? If you have either of these, you’ll love this hands-on learning activity.

Building fine motor skills is important for little ones. These muscles will help your child with handwriting, buttoning buttons, tying shoes, and so much more.

This dinosaur activity encourages kids to practice color recognition, color matching, and pinching/rolling playdough.

Preparing the Activity

All you need to do to prep this activity is print, laminate, and go. If you don’t have a laminator, you can slip the page into a dry erase pouch.

Laminating (or using the pouch) allows kids to use this activity page over and over again. The playdough won’t stick to the paper.

Using the Printable

This is a super easy activity to use with little ones. Provide a lump of playdough in every color you see on the dinosaur worksheet – red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and pink.

Have your child make two playdough balls from each color mentioned above.

Now, have them fill in the blank spaces on each dinosaur with matching playdough balls.

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Variations

For toddlers who aren’t quite ready for color matching, let them just work on filling the holes. It’s not too early to start strengthening fine motor skills.

If you don’t have playdough, you can use other items to fill in those holes. Use buttons, dot markers, or even crayons to complete the activity.

PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT DINOSAURS

Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about dinosaurs. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

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How to Catch a Dinosaur – Do YOU have what it takes to catch a prehistoric pal?

How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday? – All little dinosaurs love to get presents, and this new board book will be an immediate favorite. From birthday hats to Ceratosaurus-sized cakes, America’s young readers will laugh out loud as the celebration moves from “bad” birthday behavior to just the right amount of silliness and sharing. 

What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy Adventure – You might have noticed weird things happening in your house. Unexplainable messes. Food all over the kitchen floor. Who could the culprits be? Dinosaurs!
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RESOURCES I LOVE

This awesome Dinosaur Crayons Gift Set is made from 100% non-toxic crayons. They are perfect for Santa/Easter Bunny to use as stocking stuffers/basket fillers, gift giving, party favors, classroom favors or just to have! They are ready to give and will definitely bring on the smiles. 

Story stones are designed to encourage children’s imagination and love of story-telling. These dinosaur story stones provide the freedom to explore, invent and narrate their own stories in comfort without the added pressure of having to read. 

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