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Lesson 1: Long Ago
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Lesson 3: Fossils
Lesson 4: Types of Dinosaurs
Lesson 5: Meat and Plant Eaters
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-Dinosaur Eggs
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Dinosaurs - Lesson 6: The Dinosaur's Life Cycle
ACTIVITY: Baby Dinosaur

Students make a baby dinosaur shape.


  • Brown paper bags or pieces of brown butcher paper, one per child
  • Dinosaur shape for students to trace
  • Hole punch, scissors (if students are able to use them) and/or stapler
  • Newspaper or facial tissues
  1. The teacher or the students trace two dinosaur shapes on the paper bag or butcher paper and cut them out.
  2. The teacher or students staple the two shapes together to make the stuffed animal, leaving an opening large enough to insert the stuffing.
  3. The students decorate their animals.
  4. Stuff pieces of crumpled newspaper or facial tissue into the shapes.
  5. When the dinosaur is stuffed, staple the opening.
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