Dinosaur Preschool Activity Pack
Dinosaurs activities are among the most popular with preschoolers.
If I ever have a question about dinosaurs I would first ask a 4-year-old, then a paleontologist.
There are so many learning opportunities when studying dinosaurs.
The Dinosaurs Preschool Activity Pack from Pre-K Printable Fun is a great addition to your Dinosaurs Theme.
This pack is loaded with activities that support preschoolers development in math, literacy, science, and fine motor.
Dinosaur Shape Clip Cards
Encourage development of attention to detail and shape recognition as your preschooler identifies the shape of the plats on the stegosaurus.
Use clothespins to clip the correct shape to encourage fine motor skill development as well as hand-eye coordination.
Dinosaur Roll and Color Race
It's a racing game where everyone wins!
Play independently or with a friend.
Roll the cube, then color in on the graph to see which dinosaur reaches the top first.
Dinosaur Color Egg Matching
Use this Dinosaur & Egg color matching activity for developing and practicing color recognition skills as well as sorting and classification.
Dinosaur Skeleton Match-up
This activity encourages children to pay attention to detail and look for similarities and differences to match up the dino to the matching skeleton.
Dinosaur Pre-Cutting/Writing Strips
Preschoolers love cutting activities, almost as much as they love dinosaurs. Children can use this activity to practice tracing the different lines with their finger, then with a marker, then cutting. Prefer reusable activities? Laminate and use with a dry-erase marker for practice in writing lines.
Digging for Fossils Uppercase and lowercase Letter Matching
There are many ways to use this letter matching activity!
Set up for simple self exploration as a table activity or file folder game. Or set up with your sensory bin, bury the letters and children can match them to the mat as they find and identify letters.
Two sets of dino bone letter cards are included, uppercase and lowercase making differentiation instruction easy.
Dinosaur Tracks Count & Clip Cards
Work on math skill development by counting up dinosaur tracks! These cards support preschoolers learning to subitize, count with one-to-one correspondence, cardinality, and numeral recognition.
Dinosaur Number Puzzles 1-10 & 11-20
Preschoolers will love assembling these dinosaur puzzles! These puzzles support math skills such as ordering and numeral recognition. Picking up the pieces and getting them just right also supports fine motor development.
Roaming Dinosaur 1-10 Counting Mats with Frames
There are two versions of the counting 1-10 mats, one with frames and one without.
Roaming Dinosaur Counting Mats 1-10 Without Frames
Dinosaur 1-20 Counting Mat
This set includes two versions of this 1-20 counting mat, use the version without frames for children to place the dinosaurs anywhere on the mat. This mat is also useful for two children engaging in this activity together.
This version with frames supports children in learning to subitize and organize information. Use these mats with the included printable dinosaur counters or with your own fun math counters such as pom poms or mini dinosaurs.
Dinosaur Pom Pom Color Matching Activity
This mat makes it easy to practice sorting colors. Use it with pom poms or manipulatives you have on hand. As an alternative you can use it with stickers, or use it as a coloring activity as well! Try this one for free!
Dinosaur Patterning Activity
Learning and practicing patterns is important for early math and literacy development! Preschoolers will want to play this activity again and again! **Teacher Tip: You can either laminate this activity for repeated use, or use as a cut and paste activity!
Parts of a Dinosaur Labeling
Explore Dinosaurs from head to tail! This activity supports preschoolers as they learn the basic parts of a dinosaur skeleton.
**Teacher Tip: This is a great time to talk about how many of the dinosaur skeletons that have been discovered are incomplete. Follow up this activity with a fun dino dig activity!
Dinosaur Word Wall Cards
Word Wall Cards have many uses in the early learning environment. Here are a few ideas for this set:
I Spy Dinosaurs Roaming
Seek and find activities support children in developing visual perception, working memory, attention to detail and more! Plus they are lots of fun!
Volcano Emotions Dough Mat
This dough mat is a great tool for support preschool emotional development. Practice building the faces on the mat. Could also be hung in your calm down space during your dino theme.
These erupting rhymes are perfect for this theme! Support preschool early literacy development in a fun and engaging way.
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