I am a T-Rex

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Throw and roll, catch
  • Intellectual - Time and events, observing, classifying, asking questions
  • Emotional - Self-directed learner, perseverance, inventiveness, comfortable and happy with themselves
  • Social - Be willing to share and take turns with others
Dress your child as a T-Rex and have a great time recreating the Jurassic period!
Skill Level
Advanced
Suitable for
5-6 years old
Estimated time
> 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Stockings
  • Paper Plates
  • Crayons
  • Ribbon
  • Stapler
  • Hole Puncher
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker Pen
  • Coloured Paper

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2


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Colour the bottom of a paper plate and and fold it in half.

Step 3

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Repeat Step 2 to create 4 coloured, folded plates.

Step 4


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Punch 2 holes in one plate and tie a ribbon through the holes. This will be the T-Rex head.

Step 5


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Staple the remaining 3 plates one end of the first plate to create the T-Rex body.

Step 6

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Draw the feet and nails of the T-Rex on the coloured paper.

Step 7

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Cut out the feet and nails and glue them together.

Step 8


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Put on the suit and play dinosaur!

Ask the Kids

Where can we find dinosaurs?

Why do animals have tails?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below