7 Dinosaur Arts & Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers
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Do you know a little person who loves dinosaurs?
Both both and girls tend to be fascinated by these prehistoric creatures. And why shouldn’t they be? They seem mythical, almost like unicorns …
but they were real. How cool is that?
Whether you’re looking for some rainy day activities to do at home or planning a dinosaur-themed birthday party, here are some arts & crafts ideas you and your kids will love.
Dinosaur Toys & Books for Toddlers
If you really want to go whole-hog into the dinosaur theme, here are an interactive toy, board book, and chunky puzzle that all feature dinosaurs. (
are the Sandra Boynton books best!)
LeapFrog Dino’s Delightful Day Alphabet Book Dinosaur Dance! (Sandra Boynton Board Books) Melissa & Doug Dinosaur Wooden Chunky Puzzle (7 pcs)
You can also check out these posts that feature tons of dinosaur fun:
Craft, Play, Learn
Here's a simple and easy way to recycle old, broken crayons. Crayon recycling is a fun activity and this craft idea will make a great afternoon of fun for the little ones.
In this dinosaur ice excavation activity, your kid will get to excavate the dinosaurs from their frozen eggs.
Not only does this learning activity involve science and fine motor skills, but your kids will also have lots of fun playing with water and exploring various tools.
This is simple and cute apatosaurus craft. Using your child’s handprint tracings, you can create these adorable keepsakes for when your kids are older.
Your toddlers & preschoolers probably won't be able to read the names above each of these cute dinos, but that doesn't mean they won't have fun coloring them in!
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This dinosaur fossil craft is fun and simple. Once the craft dries it looks similar to a real fossil.
Free printable dinosaur coloring pages are included at the bottom of the page.