16 creative dinosaur play worlds for small world play and sensory exploration that inspires playful learning in preschool.
Sensory bins and small world play are a favorite free choice play option in early childhood. Besides being a lot of fun, they also provide many great learning opportunities. In many of the sensory posts on this site I list additional ideas for learning activities to go along with each sensory bin. There are so many possibilities!
If you’ve got little dinosaur lovers and you’re looking for dinosaur activities, here you’ll find tons of creative ideas for putting together your own dinosaur small worlds and sensory bins for preschoolers and kindergarteners.
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Dinosaur Play Worlds
This dinosaur sensory bin small world with different sensory elements was a huge hit with my kids. They especially loved the little dinosaur eggs.
Check out these amazing dinosaur activities, too.
This Dinosaur Activity Bin is a combination of water play, sensory, and small world all in one fun activity for kids.
This fun Dinosaurs and Sticky Mud activity is a great messy play option to learn about dinosaurs.
This Jell-O and Oatmeal Dinosaur Sensory Bin is a great option for a quick and easy sensory bin activity.
If your kids love dinosaurs, they’ll love this easy No Sew Dinosaur Small World playmat activity.
Your kids will love uncovering fossils and bones with this Dinosaur Bones Sensory Bin activity.
This Erupting Dinosaur Sensory Play is perfect for kids of all ages.
Decorate your own colorful dinosaur eggs with this imaginative Digging for Dinosaur Eggs painted rocks activity.
This Dinosaur Eggs with Dirt Dough is a fun and easy activity your kids are sure to love.
This fun Fossil Excavation Bin with Edible Dirt is so easy to put together and it’s taste safe!
This Dinosaur small world in a suitcase is a fun handmade gift idea that would work well for small worlds on the go.
This Dinosaur Small World is a fun and interactive sensory play activity.
Your kids will love playing with their dinosaur action figures in this Small World Play Dinosaur Land.
Have fun playing in a dinosaur swamp with this Dinosaur Small World activity.
This Dinosaur Activity Sensory Play Small World Is a fun hands-on learning activity that is the perfect small world activity for little learners.
This Fun Dinosaur Small World Play Activity is a great small world activity to do outside.
MORE DINOSAUR FUN WITH PRINTABLE DINOSAUR THEME LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
The full Dinosaur Theme Lesson Plan Pack also includes:
1) Dinosaur Cards for sorting by color, making patterns and more
2) Counting Dinosaur Eggs Activity (1-10) in color and B/W
3) Count the Dinosaurs Emergent Reade (3 variations)
4) Dinosaur Roll and Graph Game in color and B/W
5) Dinosaur Skeleton Activity Mats
6) Dinosaur Word Cards
7) Beginning Sound Dinosaur Sort (D, I, N, O)
8) Dinosaur Number Cards (0-35) in color and B/W
9) Alphabet Train Dinosaur Matching Upper and Lowercase Letters
10) Rhyming Dinosaur Eggs
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