30+ Dinosaur Crafts & Activities for Kids!

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The latest from Disney-Pixar, The Good Dinosaur is now out on Blu-Ray/DVD and HD Digital! It’s such a sweet adventure about the power of confronting your fears and discovering who you are meant to be. In this all-bo household, you can’t go wrong with a good dinosaur show. So needless to say, this one was a big hit! One thing we love to do is have themed family movie nights and The Good Dinosaur is PERFECT for that – especially if you have dino-loving kids. Arlo the awkward Apatosaurus is just the cutest! After watching it, you’re kids will LOVE doing some dinosaur crafts!
Dinosaur Crafts for Kids

30+ Dinosaur Crafts for Kids

1. Exploding Dinosaur Mud from Parenting Chaos
2. Foam Egg Craft Dinosaurs from Play Party Pin
3. Dinosaur Feet from Creekside Learning
4. DIY Dinosaur Fossils from A Night Owl
5. Dino-mite Paper Plate Dinosaurs from This Girl’s Life
6. Clothespin Dinosaurs from Crafts by Amanda
7. Dinosaur Tracks Matching Activity from Mom Endeavors
8. Dissolving Dinosaur Skin from Tried and True
9. Dinosaur Sticky Wall from In the Playroom
10. Printable Dinosaur Masks from Itsy Bitsy Fun
11. Toilet Roll Dinosaurs from The Craft Train
12. Frozen Dinosaur Eggs from Paging Fun Mums
13. Dinosaur Fossil Hunt Printable Game from All for the Boys
14. Dinosaur Terrarium from Southern In Law
15. Sparkly Paper Plate Dinosaurs from The Craft Train
16. Paper Plate-a-saurus from Learn With Play at Home
17. Dinosaur Footprint from Crafty Morning
18. Making Dinosaur Soap With the Kids from Tiny Rotten Peanuts
19. Handprint Dinosaur Craft from Fun Handprint Art
20. DIY Paper Dinosaur Hat from Cutting Tiny Bites
21. Hatching Dinosaur Egg Craft from Little Family Fun
22. Q-Tip Dinosaur Skeleton from Easy Preschool Craft
23. Magical Hatching Dinosaur Eggs from Growing a Jeweled Rose
24. Dinosaurs in Sticky Mud Sensory Play from Learn With Play at Home
25. Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils from Rainy Day Mum
26. DIY Dinosaur Book-Ends from Mom Endeavors

Aren’t those all SO fun?! Kids will LOVE them! If you’re not feeling super crafty, but would rather do some printable activities or coloring pages, you can check out the options below:

The Good Dinosaur Activities, Coloring Pages, and More! (just click the images below to view & download):

Disney-Pixar's The Good Dinosaur Printable Activity Sheets & Coloring Pages

SO great – plenty of great ideas for a The Good Dinosaur birthday party or a fun family movie night! Head to the store or order your copy of The Good Dinosaur !You’ll Find some fun bonus features on the Blu-Ray as well! Recently, my boys have had a lot of fun with bonus features on our discs and they LOVED the ones here (again, dinosaurs!!).

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  • THEATRICAL SHORT – Sanjay’s Super Team – Sanjay loves the world of cartoons and comics, while his father tries to draw him into his Hindu traditions. Reluctance quickly turns into awe-inspiring adventure as the boy embarks on an amazing journey, returning with a new perspective they can both embrace.
  • TRUE LIES ABOUT DINOSAURS – We know – it’s preposterous to think Apatosaurs spoke English. Learn more about what separates the fictional dinosaurs of “The Good Dinosaur“ from what scientists know about real dinosaurs. (As a former science teacher, I LOVE LOVE LOVE that they included this!!!)
  • RECYCLOSAURUS – Pixar takes creative competition seriously. Maybe a little too seriously. Watch as “The Good Dinosaur” crew competes to see which department can create the best dinosaur ever…using only discarded items from the studio’s “free table.”  (This one was REALLY fun! As someone who has had the pleasure of visiting Pixar Studios, I will say it’s SO fun to see the behind-the-scenes there and all the creativity that abounds!)
  • THE FILMMAKERS’ JOURNEY – Finding your way from an idea to a film takes a lot of exploration. Director Peter Sohn and his fellow filmmakers talk about the challenging, inspiring, and unexpectedly emotional experience of making “The Good Dinosaur”.
  • EVERY PART OF THE DINOSAUR – The filmmakers talk about the special animation challenges of “The Good Dinosaur” – including figuring out how to animate a dinosaur who’s really a boy, and a boy who’s got the spirit of a dog.
  • FOLLOWING THE T-REX TRAIL – Follow the filmmakers as they travel to a working cattle ranch and meet the McKays, a close-knit family whose work ethic, generosity, and stories inspired the T-Rex ranchers of the film.
  • DINO BITES – Montage of original animated pieces produced to promote “The Good Dinosaur.
  • DELETED SCENES and more! The Good Dinosaur

So fun! What dinosaur activity would your kids like to do first?

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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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