Dinosaur Tracks – Poppin Nook Book

Dinosaur Tracks

We have a lot of dinosaur books at our house. We have been doing dinosaurs for years now. Not as much as we were, but still a decent amount. There are a lot of different types of dinosaur books. This Popping Nook Book Club this month we read Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, No. 1) and Dinosaurs: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House 1: Dinosaurs Before Dark. These are both great books. Chapter books are always fun to read!

What you need dinosaur footprint activity

Dinosaur Tracks

How we did our dinosaur footprint activities

We flattened out the play dough and put tracks in the dough. We looked at how different each of them were.

Dinosaur Tracks

Then we did a tracks on a paper with paint and the same dinosaurs. The girls liked to explore the different dinosaurs. This was the end of our dinosaur theme week that we had at home.

Dinosaur Tracks

The final product.

Dinosaur Tracks
Dinosaur Tracks

Here are some other fun dinosaur books that you can check out.

Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com

About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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8 Responses to Dinosaur Tracks – Poppin Nook Book

  1. That looks like a lot of fun! The paintings look pretty neat as an end product, too.

    • Cassie says:

      It was a lot of fun! It was neat to compare both after as well, but I did not have pictures of that. 🙂

  2. Ashley says:

    We have done play dough before but not paint! Looks like fun!

  3. Jill says:

    You are so creative! Love that you pulled out the Play Dough for this project. The girls look like they had a blast!

    • Cassie says:

      They totally enjoy doing this! Plus the dinosaurs each have a unique footprint as well! We did this about 4 times and this time I finally got the camera out for it. 🙂

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