We're super keen to help you keep the kids entertained and learning - the perfect combination - at this difficult time, so here's our third special eatsleepdoodle fun and educational package packed full of indoor activities and helpful resources!
Fun activity #3 - Dinosaurs
We're taking you back to the prehistoric world to do some dino-trekking and learn about all the fascinating dinosaur species. Here are some really fun and educational dinosaur-themed activities to do at home...
1. Packed full of interesting facts and realistic illustrations, National Geographic Kids 'Meet Some Deadly Dinos' is a great online resource for older kids. Have fun learning all the different dino names (and how to say them!) plus how long ago they lived - then put your knowledge to the test in this fun quiz.
Meet seven of the world most deadly dinos, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex with NG Kids
2. Take a virtual trip to the museum and discover pre-historic artefacts, gigantic dinosaur bones, time travel and much more with Andy and Jen in cBeebies' Andy's Prehistoric Adventures.
Travel back in time with Andy and discover the Argentinosaurus and many more...
3. Have fun making your own hatching dinosaur eggs, then dig out those old beach spades, and go on your very own archaeology hunt...You can even make dinosaur fossils to trick family and friends with!
Kids can have great fun watching their dinosaurs hatching with this great idea from Growing a Jeweled Rose
4. Enjoy baking your own dinosaur themed delights. How about dinosaur fossil biscuits or even dinosaur egg rice krispy treats? Both super easy to make and ideal for even young children to have fun making with a dash of parental help!
Tesco Real Food dinosaur fossil biscuits
5. Get crafting and create your own Diplodocus and Triceratops from leftover toilet roll tubes. With scissors, glue and paint at the ready, all you need to do is follow 3 simple steps from The Craft Train and ta-dah - your very own dinosaur!
Create your own toilet roll dinosaur in 3 easy steps thanks to The Craft Train
6. And finally, see the great prehistoric creatures come to life with Dinosaur 4D+: The Prehistoric Experience. Thanks to the wonders of virtual reality and the Dinosaur 4D+ app, these flashcards take learning to the next level with 3D simulated movement, lifelike sounds, visual facts and more...
Watch as the great dinos come to life before you thanks to Octagon Studios and The Prehistoric Experience.
Did you know we also have a dinosaur learning resource page here on the eatsleepdoodle website too? Jam packed full of fun (and child-friendly) facts and statistic about the prehistoric creatures!