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Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

This Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity would be perfect for imaginative play and a fun sensory activity for your kids!

Are your kids big dinosaur lovers? Are they going through a phase where it’s T-Rex this or Apatosaurus that? Don’t worry if they love dinosaurs… dinos are pretty cool. And every kid (big and small) goes through a dinosaur phase. I am still in one!
 
This great dinosaur fossil activity is perfect for kids because it combines a love for dinosaurs with a great sensory play activity. Your kids can create their own fossils in playdough as a play activity, or you can use this activity as part of a school unit or summer camp activity. 
 
If you have a ton of playdough in a bin, this is a great activity to break out. Mix up your normal playdough routine with this fun dinosaur activity. The dinosaur figurines are great for creating imaginary worlds. And giving your kids the chance to make fossils is awesome for sparking imagination.
Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

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What you will need for this activity:

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity


 
 

An invitation to Dinosaur Fossil Play:

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

  • Begin by inviting your child to roll the playdough out.

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

  • Offer an assortment of tools dinosaur fossils.

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

  • Encourage your child to press the Dino skulls into the playdough and carefully remove them. This is what will make the actual dinosaur fossils.

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

  • Repeat with multiple playdough colors and types of dinosaur toys!

Dinosaur Fossil Playdough Activity

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