Dinosaurs Through YearsThis week’s topic for one of my favorite linkies Discover and Explore is Dinosaurs and Fossils. While this topic didn’t fit into our October madness, it certainly brought back memories of her fascination with dinosaurs when she was younger and many things we did to support her interest.
Books About Dinosaurs
Over years we read probably a few dozen books about dinosaurs. Amazon widget above has our top fiction and non-fiction favorites.
3 Years Old
4 Years Oldscience museum to take real fossils. We were lucky to be able to go to New York Museum of Natural History when we visited my parents.
5 Years Old
We used our Target dinosaur cards a lot. There are all kids of games you can play with these cards – dinosaur sorts, “guess a dinosaur” or a “dinosaur war” when the bigger or heavier dinosaur will “take” a smaller dinosaur. We also did “research notes” to encourage early writing.