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'Dinosaur' Home Learning Ideas


Visits and places to explore: (the links in green are free attractions!)


*Please note as much as we encourage these wonderful visits and think they are fantastic learning experiences, if you wish to visit these please do so at weekends or during the holidays - we really don't want your little ones to miss any school learning!*


Activities to do at home:

Click on the text below the pictures to find resources and instructions as to how to carry out these lovely dinosaur related activities at home!

Fossils! Dino Excavation! Maths Dig! Making bones! Dino Slime! Dinosaur Toss!


Great books linked to dinosaurs: (the books in green can be loaned from Staines or Ashford Library)

  • Dinosaurs by Stephanie Turnbull - information about dinosaurs
  • Ten Little Dinosaurs by Mike Brownlow - counting and rhyming book
  • Katie and the Dinosaurs by James Mayhew - story book
  • Dinosaurs in the Supermarket by Timothy Knapman and Sarah Warbuton - story book
  • Dinosaurs love underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort
  • Dinosaurs by Fiona Watt
  • Monster Dinosaurs by Kingfisher - Fun facts
  • The book of dinosaurs by Kingfisher - Fun facts
  • Harry and the bucketful of dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow - story book
  • Say hello to the dinosaur by Ian Whybrow - story book