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Dinosaurs are always a hit with preschoolers! These hands on dinosaur activities are sure to make your little ones roar with delight!
My guys loved dinosaurs when they were little. They stomped and roared with the best of them. They crawled around the basement with plastic dinosaurs for hours on end.
As often as possible, I tried to incorporate dinosaurs in our early learning themes and units. These hands-on dinosaur activities would have been perfect for my guys! I bet yours will love them, too!
Hands On Dinosaur Activities
Sensory bins are great any time of year, and they can be made to fit almost any theme you’re working on in your homeschool preschool. This dinosaur activity bin is great for dinosaur lovers. Add rocks and sticks and all the dinosaurs and reptiles you can find. Happy Hooligans
This frozen dinosaur eggs activity is sure to keep your young ones busy all afternoon long! Combine preschool science with a fun dinosaur activity using plastic dinosaurs and balloons. Kids can work on their fine motor skills as they work with eye droppers to excavate their dinosaurs from the frozen eggs. Little Bins for Little Hands
I love this idea! Kids will love shaping homemade salt dough into claws, bones, teeth, and more. Then, they can use the homemade dinosaur bones to recreate their very own dinosaur. Kitchen Floor Crafts
Little ones will beg to wash their hands when you let them help make dinosaur soap! Red Ted Art
Get your kids in the kitchen and let them help you make dinosaur egg Rice Krispie treats. I bet they won’t last more than a day before the eggs are all gobbled up! Mess for Less
Dinosaur lovers will love this erupting dinosaur volcano! Combine a little science with a lot of dinosaur play with this fun small world activity. Little Bins for Little Hands
LEGOs and dinosaurs collide in this hands-on activity. While there aren’t any step-by-step instructions to follow, I hope your kids will be inspired by the pictures of each of these five LEGO dinosaurs. Frugal Fun 4 Boys
There are five different paper plate dinosaur craft templates to choose from. Kids will decorate paper plates and then use the templates to create one-of-a-kind dinosaurs. Learn with Play at Home
Use homemade salt dough or play dough to create DIY dinosaur fossils. Then, kids can bury them and have their own fossil hunt. Teaching Mama
Even my not-so-crafty boy would have jumped at the chance to create some dinosaur poop! Then, he would have pranked his sister with it, of course. I Can Teach My Child
Round out your activity time
Discover some amazing dinosaur crafts for kids of all ages! They’re perfect for your dinosaur loving kids, and your upcoming dinosaur plans.
If you have a preschooler that is interested in dinosaurs, why not take that interest and turn it into a dinosaur preschool theme in your homeschool!
Engage your children with these dinosaur play dough activities. So many great ideas for hands-on fun for dinosaur lovers of all ages!