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Ideas For Dinosaur Play

A majority of kids go through the stage of becoming obsessed about dinosaurs. The range of dinosaurs, from Aardonyx and Zuniceratops to the vast diversity of species, as well as the notion that these majestic ancient beasts once walked the Earth which would have been quite different to the land that we have currently, has a way to captivate young minds.

For kids who are obsessed with dinosaurs, there’s numerous ways that to promote learning through dinosaur toys and games. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages that playing around with the dinosaurs and ways to encourage playing with dinosaurs.

The dinosaurs were real, but because they were so different to creatures of today, and they no ever existed, they still capture children’s imaginations in the same way that mythical creatures like dragons and unicorns do. Invoking your child’s fascination with dinosaurs could assist them in learning through a variety of methods and show their imagination. Here’s how:

The advantages that come from playing around with Dino Kuscheltiere

Understanding the Earth The discovery how the Earth is many millions of years old and that dinosaurs lived before humans evolved, aids children in beginning to understand the timeline of Earth’s evolution.

They can trigger feelings of awe Dinosaurs are really amazing (and they are roaring!). Awe-inspiring children’s curiosity and creative thinking and makes them feel more connected to other people and plays a role in the development of a child’s brain in areas like critical thinking.

Speaking and reading The ability to recite complicated names like Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, and Velociraptor is a fantastic method of encouraging the development of language and speech. The books about dinosaurs can help the development of literacy skills by providing entertaining, enjoyable material.

STEM learning: Learning more about dinosaurs will open to a vast array of possibilities for learning. It is an excellent method to inspire your child to investigate various STEM subjects, such as geology and palaeontology.

They’re great for pretend play. Children start engaging in imaginative play around 18 months of age. It could appear that children play pretend for the pure enjoyment of it, but playing with pretend is an essential and regular stage in the child’s development of their cognitive abilities. Dinosaur toys can be a great method to stimulate and engage playing with pretend, and provide your child the chance to have entertainment.

Ideas for dinosaur play:

The sensory dish of Dinosaurs: Design the perfect Jurassic world using dinosaur toys and a playing medium like the seeds or rice.

Create dinosaur eggs made of ice Take balloons as well as some mini dinosaurs. Incorporate the mini dinosaurs into the balloons, fill them with water, then freeze. Once they are frozen, take them out of the freezer, take off the balloon and use Twisty Droppers for thawing, or hatch the eggs of the dinos.

Dinosaur salt dough fossils Create the salt dough with 1 cup of flour along with half a cup salt, and a half cup of water. Make discs out of the dough and then press a dinosaur toy into the dough in order to create a mold. Try pressing a small dinosaur to create a fossil and press it into a dinosaur foot to create the footprint of a dinosaur!

Imagine being a dinosaur. Let your child stomp, roar and play. Get them thinking about what an animal would be like. Playing with imagination can help develop their vocabulary, social skills and many more.

If your child is a fan of being with dinosaurs make sure to check out our range of roar-some dinosaur toys!