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You won’t believe how easy it is to mix up a batch of dinosaur cookie fossils with your preschooler! They’ll love this dino-mite snack idea!
Little dinosaur lovers will roar with delight when you have them help you make this fun dinosaur snack. It’s the perfect addition to your dinosaur activities for preschool! Kids will love helping you measure, mix, and bake this tasty treat.
This peanut butter cookie recipe is the perfect base for a fun dinosaur “fossil” treat! Mix up a batch today, and your preschoolers are sure to devour them!
What You’ll Need
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 cup creamy peanut butter
• 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
• 1 egg
• dinosaur figurines (clean well with soap and water)
What You’ll Do
Preheat oven 350.
Add sugar, peanut butter, vanilla, and egg to a small mixing bowl.
Stir the ingredients until smooth.
Roll into even balls and place on parchment paper-covered cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Remove from oven. While cookies are still hot, gently press a dinosaur foot into the cookies to create footprints.
Place the cookies on the cooling rack, and cool thoroughly.
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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!
Dinosaur dig excavation kits are an amazing way to get kids interested in science! Dig up the dinosaurs and use fine motor skills to brush off the sand. Then, use the microscope to match the dinosaurs to the fact cards. Soak the dinosaur eggs in water to watch them crack open to reveal baby dinosaurs. Learning has never been so much fun!
These felt dinosaur tails have a velcro “belt” that allows kids to wear them when they’re playing dress-up and pretending to be dinosaurs.