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Printable Dinosaur Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Kids love dinosaurs! They find them fascinating, and kids are always asking questions about how they lived.

They also wonder what it would be like to get up close to a dinosaur and maybe even have one as a pet!

This printable dinosaur craft is perfect for kids who love these ancient creatures from long ago.

With just scissors and crayons or paint, your kids can create their own amazing dino craft!

Download the printable and make it with preschool, kindergarten, and elementary children any time you’re learning about dinosaurs.

Also, be sure to check out all of our dinosaur activities for kids.

Dinosaur Cut & Paste Craft

printable dinosaur craft image collage with the words cut & paste dinosaur

Supplies

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Markers, crayons, or paint (if using the color in version)
  • Dinosaur printable (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the dinosaur printable and print it out on white cardstock.

hand holding printable dinosaur craft template

Use markers, crayons, or paint and color in the dinosaur. Once the dinosaur is completely dry (if using paint), cut out all of the pieces.

hand painting printable dinosaur craft

Place the eye just below the brow and glue it in place.

hand gluing eye to dinosaur cut and paste craft

Take the spines and glue them along the top of the dinosaur’s back.

hand gluing spines to dinosaur cut and paste craft

Can you believe how easy this craft is?!

hand holding dinosaur cut and paste craft

More Dinosaur Activities

Add in even more dinosaur activities to create a fun, week-long study of dinosaurs! We’ve got some great ideas to get your week planned in no time!

Reading aloud to kids is not just fun, but it’s also a great way of helping them develop their reading abilities. It can improve attention span and listening skills as well. Reading also encourages curiosity! For those reasons and more, we always recommend starting with books.

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!

Tiny T. Rex And The Impossible Hug – Not only does this book have adorable illustrations, but it’s also a great book to help kids learn kindness!

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We all know that kids love to create, but did you also realize how beneficial crafting can be? It’s a great way for kids to exercise their fine motor skills and learn some new things. In addition, crafting can help relieve stress and increase creativity. Plus it’s tons of fun! Add in some of our fun dinosaur crafts for kids below:

Handprint Dinosaur Card Craft – This handprint dinosaur card craft is perfect for kids! They’ll love making these cute dinosaurs, and you won’t have to worry about any messy paint. Plus, this craft is really easy and only requires a few simple supplies.

Dinosaur Headband Craft – Kids will love this adorable dinosaur craft. The materials are easy to find and the project is perfect for a rainy day. It’s a fun kids’ activity that looks so cute on them too! Print it on white paper or make it from colored paper.

Dinosaur Egg Craft – This easy and simple dinosaur egg craft is perfect for young kids. It’s a great way to get them excited about learning about dinosaurs, and it’s also a fun activity that they can do together.

Dinosaur Tissue Paper Craft – This fun activity is a great way to help with your child’s fine motor skills. They’ll love creating their very own dinosaur using tissue paper. And best of all, there’s a free template to make it even easier!

dinosaur cut and paste craft

Practice your scissor skills and work on sequencing with these free dinosaur preschool printables. They’re perfect for preschoolers and early elementary children! It includes a label a dinosaur page, a dinosaur life cycle page, and more.

Test your memory skills with this free printable dinosaur memory game. It’s a great way to entertain the kids on a rainy day! The dinosaurs are in pairs, and you can match up all of them by flipping over cards until you find two that match. No reading needed – it’s just a fun matching game for preschoolers and elementary school children alike!

Print out these fun dinosaur pattern block mats and keep your kids entertained for a while. This is a great activity that will help with their fine motor skills and shape recognition!

Looking for a fun dinosaur-themed activity to do with your kids? Download our dinosaur I spy printables and have them hunt down their favorite dinosaurs. They’ll love these!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Dinosaur Ideas For Kids

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Printable Dinosaur Craft For Kids

Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

It's time to go prehistoric! This printable dinosaur craft can be done in a few minutes so it's perfect if you are looking for an easy activity to do with your kids.

Materials

  • White cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Markers, crayons, or paint (if using the color in version)
  • Dinosaur printable

Instructions

  1. Download the dinosaur printable and print it out on white cardstock.
  2. Use markers, crayons, or paint and color in the dinosaur. Once the dinosaur is completely dry (if using paint), cut out all of the pieces.
  3. Place the eye just below the brow and glue it in place.
  4. Take the spines and glue them along the top of the dinosaur's back.

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Nialani Green

Tuesday 21st of June 2022

My son will love this!

Sam

Wednesday 29th of June 2022

Yay! Happy to hear that!

Stefanie Pennington

Monday 21st of March 2022

Love these!

Sam

Monday 21st of March 2022

Thanks :)

Janet Volkmer

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

looks like so much fun.

Sam

Tuesday 8th of March 2022

I hope it is :)

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