Kids love dinosaurs! It’s so fun to watch their imaginations go wild when they learn and talk about these prehistoric creatures. If you’re looking for dinosaur printables for preschool kids, I’ve got some great (free!) options for you below.
Incidentally, if you are looking for preschool dinosaur printables, you will love my main resource page for free preschool printables. It’s packed fulled of printables to use in your early childhood classroom or at home.
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It’s not hard to capture the attention of preschoolers when it comes to dinosaurs. Enjoy their enthusiasm as they dive into all these dinosaur printables. I tried to include a good variety for you. Some touch on math, some are more literacy-based, and a few are crafty or play-based. Your preschoolers will no doubt love learning about (and probably acting like) dinosaurs while they are using these.
Dinosaur Literacy and Math Printables
Each of these printable activities will immerse your kids in everything dinosaur. All while they also practice some number and word skills.
Dinosaur Beginning Sound Scavenger Hunt from Fantastic Fun and Learning – Oh my word, adding “dinosaur eggs” takes this beginning sound dinosaur printable to the next level!
Dinosaur emergent reader from Fun-A-Day – Reinforce colors and their names with this interactive printable emergent reader. There is a colorful version and a black-and-white version for the kids to color in themselves!
Dinosaur Picture-Word Cards by PreKinders – There are so many ways to use these awesome dinosaur vocabulary cards! And I love that there are 2 sets for different levels – one with longer words, and one with shorter words.
Pre-Writing Dinosaur Printable from Powerful Mothering – Dinosaurs help kids build those pre-writing skills. These free printables work the hand muscles and strengthen hand-eye coordination.
Dinosaur Sequence Puzzle from No Time For Flashcards – Such a cute and simple puzzle printable. Use at home or in the classroom to help your littles practice their number skills.
Dinosaur Counting Activity with Math Links from Books and Giggles – An adorable hands-on dinosaur counting printable with options for those who aren’t quite ready for counting yet.
Dinosaur Play Dough Mats Free Printable from Fun-A-Day – Use play dough to practice pre-writing skills and strengthen those fingers while learning about a variety of dinosaurs.
Preschool Dinosaur Craft Printables
Crafts give the kiddos a chance to use those fine motor skills and express their inner dinosaur! They’ll enjoy dabbling in the different craft supplies while they learn about dinos.
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Printable Dinosaur Paper Bracelet from The Craft Train – I love this straightforward printable bracelet craft! Kids can color in their dinosaurs while you read to them some of the T-Rex facts included.
Printable Dinosaur Masks from Itsy Bitsy Fun – Choose from the pre-colored masks or let your kids color their own. Then watch as they morph into dinosaurs before your very eyes! Perfect for the dramatic play center, right?!
Paper Plate Dinosaur Craft from Learn With Play at home – Half printable, half fun paint craft, this project will give your kids a chance to learn the names of 5 dinosaurs!
More Fun Free Dinosaur Printables
These printables are more activity and game-based. So the children will be having a blast while they keep busy and explore dinosaurs in all sorts of creative ways.
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Preschool Busy Bag Ideas For a Dinosaur Theme from Fun-A-Day – This is such a cute set of printable dinosaur cards and ideas to keep your preschoolers happily engaged.
Printable Dinosaur Lacing Cards from From ABCs to ACTs – Any wee dinosaur fan will enjoy using these lacing cards to work on their fine motor skills.
Dinosaur Themed I SPY Game from And Next Comes L – You can read about the benefits of visual input for kids with sensory and learning challenges here. AND you can download the dinosaur I SPY printable to use with any child!
Dinosaur Dot Markers from 3Dinosaurs – Wow, there are 25 pages of free dinosaur printables here. Use them with dot markers or whatever little circular items you have (or even mini dinosaur stampers!)
Free Printable Dinosaur Bingo from Artsy Fartsy Mama – Bingo is so fun for any age kid. This free printable Bingo activity is so cute! I love the addition of a few words on the cards to give kids a little light vocabulary practice.
Dinosaur Books For Kids
Printable activities always go nicely with a whole bunch of books to reinforce what your preschoolers are learning! The dinosaur printables are no different!
The dinosaur word cards would be perfect to refer to after reading. Kids can wear the dinosaur bracelets and masks while they are listening to you read. Or just have dinosaur story time as a way to wind down after an exciting game of dinosaur bingo.
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Do you have any dinosaur books your kids just LOVE? Be sure to share them in the comments below!
Done-For-You Dinosaur Resources
Want to save a ton of time and avoid the planning headaches with your dinosaur unit?
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We have products in a ton of different themes covering all of the fundamental preschool concepts. Check out our dinosaur resources below. Click on the image captions to find out more!
Mary Catherine says
You’re very welcome, Terri! Let me know which dinosaur printables were the favorites.