The word dinosaur comes from the Greek language and means ‘terrible lizard. When scientists talk of dinosaurs, what they really mean is a special kind of creature that lived on land during the Triassic, Jurassic, or Cretaceous period.
There are many types of dinosaurs. There is actually too many to list here! There are the killer dinosaurs like the t-rex, raptors and the spinosaurus. You also have the flying ones such as the pteranodon and pterosaurs and also the plant eater dinosaurs such as the apatosaurus and diplodocus.
There are a lot of different dinosaur themed crafts for children to choose from. They can design their own dinosaur museum diorama, or make a dinosaur finger or sock puppet, or they can make a dinosaur from rocks or pipe cleaners.
Build a T-Rex - Follow these instructions to make your own paper T. rex.
Design a Dino Museum Diorama Crafts Project - Design your own dinosaur museum using Crayola products and recycled materials.
Dinosaur Balloons Arts & Crafts Idea for Kids - Create this cool dinosaur balloon bouquet for your next birthday party.
Dinosaur Board Game Craft - Find out how you can make this cool dinosaur board game to play with your friends and family.
Dinosaur Color Diorama Crafts Project Idea for Kids - Kids can create their own colorful dinosaur diorama using a shoe box, crayons, paste and other materials.
Dinosaur Crafts Diorama Crafts Activity - Here are a few dinosaur craft ideas for children to enjoy.
Dinosaur Diorama Crafts School Project - Use Crayola products and recycled materials to create a cool dinosaur diorama.
Dinosaur Crafts and Printables - Various crafts for all ages including Triceratops, Godzilla or T-Rex, Apatosaurus/Brontosaurus, and Tyrannosaurus puppet.
Dinosaur Fizzy Eggs : Crafts with Bars of Soap - You need not worry about this particular egg hatching into a flesh eating T-Rex. All you have to worry is if you can make one just like the easy instructions tells you to.
Dinosaur Feet - Find out how your kids can make their own dinosaur feet they can wear for Halloween or around the house.
Dinosaur Finger Puppet - This tutorial shows you how to make Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Brachiosaurus finger puppets.
Dinosaur Memory Cards Game - Dinosaur memory cards game for young kids.
Dinosaur Party - Everything you need to have a fun dinosaur party, from the invitations to the crafts, food, and games.
Dinosaur Pasta Bracelets : Crafts Activities Ideas with Pasta for Children - Learn how to make a cool dinosaur bracelet using dinosaur pasta.
Dinosaur Sock Puppet : Crafts with Socks Activities for Children - Make this cool dinosaur puppet using a sock, 2 googly eyes, felt, glue, drinking glass and scissors.
Dinosaur Puppet : Sock Crafts Ideas for Kids - Find out how kids can make a dinosaur puppet using an old sock, stuffing, cardboard and felt.
Dinosaur Soaps - Learn how to make glycerine bars of soap with toy dinosaurs inside.
Dinosaur Terrarium Crafts : How to Make Terrariums for Kids - This is a great dinosaur craft your kids will love to display in their bedroom.
Download a Dinosaur - Download and print a dinosaur that you can easily put together with your kids.
Land-O-Dinosaurs Paper Models - Here are 6 dinosaurs you can download, print and fold.
Make a Hatchable Dinosaur Egg Craft Ideas - Find out you can make a huge hatchable dinosaur egg using a balloon, newspaper, flour water glue, paints and markers.
Make a Sock-a-Saurus Puppet - Learn how to make a dinosaur puppet out of a sock.
Make a Papier-Mache Dinosaur Hat Craft for Kids -This is a fun dinosaur themed craft where kids make a papier-mâché dinosaur hat out of a few simple materials.
Make Your Own Trashasaurus Rex Sculpture - Find out how you can make a cool Trashasaurus Rex Sculpture at home.
Make a Stuffed Dinosaur - Learn how to make a stuffed dinosaur using thick paper, scissors, stapler, crayons, newspaper or tissue paper.
Milk Jug Pteranodon Craft - Dinosaur Craft for Kids - Make a Pteranodon from two plastic milk jugs.
Milk Jug Tyrannosaurus Rex Skull Craft - Make a Tyrannosaurus Rex skull from a one gallon milk jug.
Origami Dinosaurs - Learn how to make different origami dinosaurs such as procompsognathus, compsognathus, coelophysis, allosaurus, tyrannosaurus, velociraptor, etc.
Paper Mache Dinosaur Bone Craft - Make your own dinosaur bone at home from a large cardboard tube, plastic bowl, newspaper, tape, paint, brush, flour and water.
Pipe-Cleanausaurus - This video tutorial shows kids how to make dinosaurs from pipe cleaners.
Rock Tyrannosaurus - Find out how to make a Tyrannosaurus out of rocks, paint and permanent markers.
Stegosaurus Craft : Dinosaur Craft for Kids - Learn how to make this Stegosaurus dinosaur with egg cartons.
Stegosaurus : Activities with Pony Beads for Children - In this tutorial you will learn how to make a Stegosaurus with pony beads.
Tyrannosaurus Rex Paper Model Craft - Use this printable T-Rex dinosaur to print out, fold, and play with.
Tyrannosaurus Paper Models, Camel, Chimpanzee, Duck and Heron to Download - Download, print and follow the instructions to put together your Tyrannosaurus paper model.
Tyrannosaurus Thriller - A fun Tyrannosaurus and volcano kids craft made of Crayola products.
Unique Dinosaur Shoebox Diorama - Follow these instructions to make this unique dinosaur diorama out of a shoebox.