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Our Favorite Dinosaur Picture books

We just read and enjoyed our new favorite Dinosaur book Excavate Dinosaur; and thus came the urge to read some old favorites. Here are some of our favorite Dinosaur books (we own) which we have read gazillion times and keep reading some more. Harry and the Bucketful Dinosaur Series Who doesn’t know Harry and his bucketful of Dinosaurs? This is one of the very first books I bought for Aarya. He still loves this book! And he also enjoys the video series based on these books, I occasionally treat him with them! How do Dinosaur series by Jane Yolen How do…

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Book Review: Excavate Dinosaurs by Jon Tennant

Excavate Dinosaurs Written by Jon Tennant Illustrated by Vladimir Nikolov Paper Engineering by Charlie Simpson ISBN 9781612125206 Storey Publishing, LLC Recommended Age : 7 and Up. Description: The ultimate gift for dinosaur-loving kids ages 7 and up! With fun text and colorful illustrations, paleontologist Jon Tennant explains the anatomy, habitat, and diet of 12 dinosaurs from the Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic eras and then provides pop-out pieces of their skeletons for kids to assemble into stand-up paper models. However, the pieces are mixed up! Before the puzzles can be completed, kids must apply their new knowledge about the dinosaurs to…

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Dino week Contd…

Rainy Days are here to stay for the next few months so we are having more indoor days now. Indoor days = not so happy Aarya because he loves outdoors. **sigh** The first post in the Dinosaur post can be found here. I made Dino eggs inspired by a post at Projects for Preschoolers— pinned on my Dinosaur Pinterest Board! In the recipe she shared, they also use sand but as I had only mud, I used that and skipped the sand. The Dino eggs were a bit hard to break though but Aarya did not seem to mind. So…

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Dinosaur Week!

I finally gave into Aarya’s new love, Dinosaurs! And decided to go about designing his time around this Dino theme 🙂 Starting off with a Sensory bin 🙂 This was a last-minute assemble 🙂 I put in – 1) A tub with Flour + cocoa+ water = yummy-smelling-mud. 2) A smaller tub of water with a little blue food coloring 3) Brown beans (Rajma) 4) Lot of Dinos. 1 set same from a Crossword and the other one Wild Republic (via Babyoye.com) Aarya did not like the mud… he smelled and tasted it as well ( but did not like it..LOL!)…

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