Stegosaurus Food Art

It’s been a while since I’ve done any food art, but in honor of our dinosaur theme I decided it was time to get creative!  These stegosauruses came out both adorable and delicious, and were a big hit with all three kids! Read More

Crayon Rubbing Dinosaur Craft

Crayon rubbing is fast and neat, perfect for pulling out when you have a few minutes before dinner or anytime you need a quick activity for the kids.  To do a crayon rubbing, you only need three things: a crayon with the wrapper peeled off, a textured surface, and a piece of paper.  Read More

Watercolor Dinosaur Fossils

Watercolor resist painting is one of my favorite art techniques.  It’s appropriate for all ages, can be adapted to a variety of topics, and is just plain awesome!  Since the kids and I are currently in the middle of our dinosaur unit, I was excited to come up with this fun and adorable fossil craft. Read More

Dinosaur Sensory Bin

Since J is enthralled with dinosaurs, I decided to introduce R and H to the wonderful world of dinosaurs as well.   They had never shown any interest in dinosaurs previously but perhaps dinosaurs are universally loved by little boys because they were immediately interested in the topic. Read More

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Lately, J is obsessed with dinosaurs.  Mostly with having his toy dinosaurs EAT and CRUSH things, but I figure that’s probably historically accurate, right?  Now that the holidays are over and things have settled down, I decided to encourage J’s interest with some dinosaur-themed activities.  One of the first things we did was create some dinosaur “fossils” from salt dough. Read More