The dinosaur was a reptile family that lived million years ago. From the appearance, this creature was very large compared to humans. Nowadays, you can only see the dinosaur fossil at the museum. Therefore, you might be curious about how many dinosaur species are in the world. Let’s get to the details!
The expert found the facts that there are around 700 species of dinosaurs. This amount is real and based on what they found in the field. What a huge number. The expert even attaches the years of detail in each species. Here are some dinosaur types which are also described by their appearance.
Triassic was found to be lived around 250 – 201 million years ago. One of the species' feet tall reached 8 – 10 inches. Jurassic is one of the dinosaur species that was estimated lived 201 – 145 years ago.
The Jurassic reaches 25 feet long and is pretty large in the species. Some dinosaurs that belong to this species are Plateosaurus, Allosaurus, Apatosaurus, Barosaurus, Camarasaurus, Diplodocus, Mamenchisaurus, Stegosaurus, and Ornitholestes.
The Cretaceous was estimated live 145-66 million years ago. The dinosaur that belongs to the cretaceous family is Albertosaurus, Anatotitan, Ankylosaurus, Argentinosaurus, Centrosaurus, Chasmosaurus, Corythosaurus, Deinonychus, Edmontonia, Edmontosaurus, Hesperornis, and many more.
Those are some species of dinosaurs that you only can see in the museum. If you are interested in the appearance more, just do deep research or even have a museum visit plan.
While making your students learn about dinosaur species, it’s kinda incomplete if you haven’t arranged crafting activities. There are many kinds of crafting styles you can choose to create the dinosaur. One you can choose is making a dinosaur suncatcher. Let’s check this out for the details!
Grab the materials first. Because the dinosaur is commonly seen in green looks, you can use green tissue paper in some shades. Aside from tissue paper, you also need clear paper, string, paper tape, a paper puncher, a marker, a ruler, and glue.
Before jumping to the kid’s activity, you should prepare the template first. make the dinosaur cutouts out of clear paper. To make it looks like real stained-glass art, divide the clear paper into some parts. Create the hole at the top for hanging purposes. Prepare also the tissue paper cutouts. Let’s jump to what kids should do!
In this activity, kids have to stick the tissue paper into the clear paper to create a sun catcher. After providing all the materials for the kids, give them the instruction. Make sure you remind them to not cross the marker line.
Let kids start sticking the tissue paper cutouts. Let them decide to place the tissue paper shades as they wish. After all the templates are covered, they have to insert the string into the hole and hang it on the classroom window.
What a nice project to do. Aside from boosting kids’ creativity, this kind of project also makes them more familiar with the words of dinosaurs. Apply this to your kids’ projects and let them have fun crafting!
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To fulfill your kids' wants of celebrating the birthday with a dinosaur theme, you have to concern with things at the party. Food is one of the crucial aspects. When it comes to your kids’ party, the guest must be kids the most.
Therefore, you have to prepare foods that belong to the dinosaur theme which is also attractive to them. setting your food station into a dinosaur theme. Let’s check this out to get inspired!
Serve the dinosaur DNA is kinda fun. This can be made from candies infused with a black liquid with a charcoal taste. Cupcakes will be spot on if you adopt the interesting looks of dinosaurs. Have the cupcake design with dinosaur fossils as the toppers.
The cake on your kid’s birthday is the one you should keep in mind too. use the dinosaur looks like the cake will be nice. However, you can also go with the simple design by making the cake have a large dinosaur footprint.
Turning the fruits into dinosaur footprints sounds nice. You can have a dinosaur footprint using watermelon, strawberry, and even kiwi. Insert the footprint fruits into a wooden skewer to make them stand out.
Ice cream will be the one kids looking for. Go with the avocado ice cream that has all green and yellow colors that represent dinosaurs. Add also the egg candies to make it more dinosaur.
Those are what you can place on the dinosaur food station at your kids' party. Elaborate on the design with your creation and make everyone impressed with you!