Dino Days: Return to the Time of the Dinosaurs!


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Are you a dinosaur lover? Find books, websites, and online activities, and other resources for everything DINOSAUR.



Internet Links

Site from Enchanted Learning includes information on dinosaurs with colorful pictures. Activities include directions on "How to Write a Dinosaur Report," coloring pages, and "Name that Dino."
This site explores the rise and fall of the dinosaurs, sea monster facts, the truth about killer dinosaurs, the Baryonyx mystery, and was the T0Rex a warrior or a wimp?
This site has a searchable datatbase with profiles of over 300 known dinosaurs. Play the game, "Do you know your dinosaurs?"
Encyclopedia Britannica presents "Discovering Dinosaurs." Dinosaurs have been extinct for over 65 million years. Dinosaur fossils were discovered 150 years ago. Find out what knowledge about dinosaurs has changed a lot in the 150 years since they were discovered.
The American Museum of Natural History presents "Paleontology: The Big Dig." Paleontoloy is the study of the really old through the study of fossils. This site includes fun activities and games.
A site for dinosaur enthusiasts. Find out what species is the closest to dinosaurs today.
Articles & Databases
Do you know how dinosaurs raised their children? Dig around in Grolier Online – It's full of up-to-date, kid-friendly information from seven encyclopedias, including one in Spanish.
Print Resources


dinosaurs book jacketDinosaurs
by Rod Campbell
J-E Campbell
Even very little toddlers will love turning the die-cut pages of this board book and discovering all the different shapes and sizes of these colorful dinosaurs.


dinofile book jacketDinofile: Profiles of 120 Amazing, Terrifying, and Bizarre Beasts
by Richard Moody
J 567.9 M
Features profiles of each animal, complemented by 120 computer artworks of dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and ichthyosaurs as well as the latest research revealing where and when these dinosaurs lived, what they ate, and what their names mean. Silhouettes illustrate their size compared with humans, and an introductory section provides insight into fossils, the prehistoric age, and what may have caused the dinosaurs to die out.


how dinosaurs took flight book jacketHow Dinosaurs Took Flight: The Fossils, The Science, What We Think We Know, and The Mysteries Yet Unsolved
by Christopher Sloan
J 567.9 S
Looks at the evidence of dinosaurs with skeletal structures and feathers so similar to birds and why that is convincing many scientists that birds evolved from dinosaurs.


paleo sharks book jacketPaleo Sharks: Survival of the Strangest
by Timothy J. Bradley
J 567.3 B
An illustrated introduction to sharks that lived during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic eras.


dinosaurs book jacketRalph Masiello's Dinosaur Drawing Book
by Rod Campbell
J 743.6 M
Easy-to-follow diagrams show kids how to draw all things dinosaur, from hatching dinosaur eggs to the mighty tyrannosaurus and triceratops.