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Story Time Starter: Dinosaurs

Story Time Starter: Dinosaurs!

This month you can ROAR. STOMP and GROWL your way into DINOvember!  It’s a perfect time to have some fun with our favorite prehistoric creatures.  We are excited to share some fun books, songs and activities with you!

Books:
Dinosaurs Galore! by Giles Andreae
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs by Byron Barton
Dancing with the Dinosaurs by Jane Clarke
Dinosaurs Love Underpants by Claire Freedman
Three Little Dinosaurs by Charles Fuge
Groovy Joe, Ice Cream and Dinosaurs by Eric Litwin
If I had a Triceratops by George O’Connor
Dinosaur vs. the Library by Bob Shea
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food by Jane Yolen

Songs:
I’m a Mean Old Dinosaur (Tune: I’m a Little Tea Pot)
I’m a mean old dinosaur  (Make a mean face)
Big and tall  (Gesture hands big and tall )
Here is my tail, here is my claw.  (Gesture hands behind your back for tail and make claw hands)
When I get all hungry  (rub your tummy)
I just growl  (exaggerate the growl)
Look out kids, I’m on the prowl.

All Around the Swamp (tune: Wheels on the Bus)
The Pteranodons wings went flap, flap, flap
Flap, flap,  flap, flap, flap, flap
The Pteranodons wings went flap flap flap
All around the swamp
The Tyrannosaurus Rex went grr, grr ,grr
The Triceratops horns went poke poke poke
The Brontosaurus went munch munch munch
The dinosuars went zzz,zzz,zz, all around the swamp shhh!

I Want to be a Great Big Dinosaur (tune: Oscar Mayer Weiner)
Oh I want to be a great big dinosaur
That is what I really want to be
For if I was a great big dinosaur
Everyone would be afraid of me!  Rahhh!

Activities:
Dinosaur Hat
Salt Dough Dinosaurs
Paper Plate Dinosaurs

 

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