Dinosaurs are a favorite topic for kids of all ages!
They are so fascinating and come in so many different shapes and sizes, it’s no wonder kids love them!
And what could be better than combining dinosaurs with a fun memory game?
This free printable dinosaur memory game is perfect for young children. It’s great to use at home or in the classroom and will help with visual memory and focus skills.
You can even make it into a learning activity by asking your child questions about each card they turn over while playing. So why not download it today and see how much fun you and your kids can have together!
Also, make sure to look through all of our dinosaur activities for more fun!
Dinosaur Theme Preschool Memory Game
Last week we shared this ocean printable matching game and they were an instant hit!
So many people downloaded them within the first few days, that we knew we had to turn these dinosaur flashcards into a simple matching game.
Because this dinosaur game is for young learners, there are only six sets of game cards.
This means two things for young kids:
- They won’t get overwhelmed with too many choices of cards
- They’ll be able to learn the dinosaurs name much faster than if there were several sets of cards
We think it’s best for preschoolers to play by themselves or with you as a helper. My 3-year-old and I will play together but all I really do is tell him the name of each dinosaur he flips over if he can’t remember it.
Don’t forget you can also use them as plain, old flashcards if you want to.
And, if you’re thinking flashcards are boring, you need to check out this post on fun and creative ways to use flashcards that are hands-on and engaging (seriously, these are so much fun!).
Whichever way you use them, we’re sure your kids will have fun with them!
Dinosaur Unit Study For Kids
Keep going with more dinosaur fun and learning by creating a dinosaur unit study for kids. We have some great ideas to get you started below!
First, we recommend reading aloud to your kids. Below we’ve got some of our favorite dinosaur children’s books that kids love. Buy them from Amazon to add to your home or classroom collection or see if your local library has them in stock!
Never Let A Dinosaur Scribble! – A little boy heard people say, “Never let a dinosaur scribble!” but he just couldn’t help himself. He gives his dinosaur a crayon and lets the dinosaur go. What will happen?! Kids will be waiting on pins and needles to see the ending.
How To Catch A Dinosaur – If your kids are into STEAM activities, they’ll love this book that has the same group of kids trying to create crazy contraptions to catch a dinosaur!
Dragon’s Breath – This book is a great way to encourage little children to practice good hygiene and brush their teeth each night!
Want even more dinosaur book ideas? If so, check out these 12 awesome dinosaur books for kids.
Crafts are another great activity that can help kids to practice fine motor skills, exercise creativity, and have fun. If your kids love handprint crafts, try out this handprint dinosaur craft! It’s adorable and makes a cute keepsake too.
Board games are another fun hands-on activity that kids can learn tons of great things from like taking turns, following rules, and a variety of other skills depending on the specific game. Try one of these dinosaur games for kids for more fun!
Dinosaur enthusiasts of all ages will love these free dinosaur preschool printables! They’re perfect for helping kids work on their scissor skills, handwriting, and focus. Plus, they’re a great way to learn about the life cycle of dinosaurs.
If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your kids, try these dinosaur coloring pages. Your little ones can practice handwriting while they color in some of the most awesome dinosaurs from history!
This dinosaur play dough kit is perfect for kids who are eager to explore the world of dinosaurs without screens. The bright colors and textures will engage children in a hands-on, sensory experience that’s fun! Create your own prehistoric creatures or make the environment for them to play on.
Thursday 25th of May 2023
My soon to be 3 year old is in love with dinosaurs.
Monday 22nd of May 2023
I would love to try this with my little ones
Tuesday 23rd of May 2023
Great! Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page 🙂
Friday 28th of April 2023
There is not a place to put my email in a box at the end of the page. Can I get the link for the freebie?
Friday 28th of April 2023
If you're not able to see the form, it most likely means you have a firewall or adblocker blocking it from appearing. If you can allow the page or try from a personal device, you should be able to see it. Also, some readers say they're not able to see it on Chrome, but they can on other browsers. You may be able to try that as well ◡̈
Friday 21st of April 2023
would love the memory game, but not able to find the form to put my email in. Thank you.
Monday 24th of April 2023
The form is at the bottom of the page under the heading "Download Dinosaur Flashcards". If you're not able to see it, it most likely means you have a firewall or adblocker blocking it from appearing. If you can allow the page or try from a personal device, you should be able to see it. Also, some readers say they're not able to see it on Chrome, but they can on other browsers.
Thursday 16th of March 2023
Where is the link to the activities?
Friday 17th of March 2023
All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you 🙂