Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

My oldest loves dinosaurs. She went through a phase of dinosaur everything. This dinosaur fossil activity is an easy and fun way for children to learn about dinosaurs and fossils. And it is perfect for the Dinosaur lover in your family.

Dinosaur fossil activity for kids

SALT DOUGH DINOSAUR FOSSILS

For this activity you’ll need:

First prepare your salt dough and then roll it out to about 1/2 inch thick. You can use a cookie cutters or just your hands to make a round shape

Then have your child take the dinosaurs to make prints in the doughDinosaur Fossil Activity for Kids

We did some with the whole body
Dinosaur Fossil Activity for Kids

 

Dinosaur Fossil Activity for Kids

Some of the feet and some of just the head

 

Dinosaur Fossil Activity for Kids

Dinosaur Fossil Activity for Kids

Let them have full range and explore!


When you are done making your prints put them in the oven for about 2-3 hours at 200 degrees F.

Dinosaur Fossil Activity for Kids

 

Use these fossils in a Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Activity…with edible dirt!

Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Activity

 

For more activities for kids visit my Activities page and follow my Activities for Kids Pinterest Board.

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