Dinosaurs are something children often seem to fall in love with and what better way to get them to learn than by linking that learning with something they love. It’s a method used all the tome in home education and it works really well. In order to help you do that, I’ve rounded up the best free dinosaur themed learning resources on the internet.
Dinosaur Themed Maths Learning Resources
Some children love maths and some hate it but if they love dinosaurs they will definitely enjoy maths more with these resources. Kindergarten Worksheets and Games has some great worksheets for children just starting to explore the basic concepts of maths. Living Life and learning also has some great maths worksheets for Early Years Foundation stage and the start of KS1. Worksheet Fun has some nice worksheets for understanding tally charts and a dinosaur themed 100 chart.
Dinosaur Themed Writing Resources
Getting kids to write can be challenging but there are quite a few resources around to help encourage dinosaur lovers to put pen to paper. When they are first learning to write, these dinosaur themed letter tracing sheets are great. This is another great worksheet to encourage new writers. For older children you might want to look at this excellent pack of dinosaur themed writing resources, you do need to go through a free checkout process and give your email address to download it but this one is worth the trouble.
Learning About Dinosaurs
If your child is keen to learn more about dinosaurs the this online text book is a great place to start, it’s very detailed so best of older learners, this site is better for slightly younger children. For the youngest children, CBeebies has gathered all of their dinosaur content in one place. Scholastic have put together some activities for 3-5 year olds and these activities would be suitable for a range of ages. You might also want to try this create a fossil actvitiy which all ages which all ages can enjoy.
Practical Dinosaur Learning Activities
If your child’s a break from pen and paper learning there are some great dinosaur based actvities you can you try. The Natural History Museum website has some great practical dinosaur themed activities suitable for school age children.
Fun Dinosaur Related Activities
Sometimes we just want something a bit educational to pass the time and these activities fit the bill. If you want some colouring sheets (great for developing pen control) then there is a great selection on Super Colouring. These dinosaur mats from Little Owl Learning Resources are great for play doh or loose parts play. If your kids are super knowledgeable about dinosaurs then they might also enjoy this quiz.
Those are what we think are the best dinosaur themed learning resources around. If you’re interested in other themed learning resources you can check out our posts about football themed learning resources and Minecraft themed learning resources. If you’re interested in dinosaur themed day’s out, have a look at our review of Dinotropolis.
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