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.
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 dough
We did some with the whole body
Some of the feet and some of just the head
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.
Use these fossils in a Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Activity…with edible dirt!
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