8 Low Prep STEM/ STEAM Dinosaur Activities Preschool, PreK, K, 1, 2, Homeschool

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PreK - 3rd, Homeschool
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Here are 8 STEAM Activities and Challenges for children ages 3-6, which focus on dinosaurs. Each activity blends the educational approaches of all these areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Mathematics. These are all very LOW-PREP. The only recommended resource you need to buy, aside from typical craft & nature items, are dinosaur figurines!

Topics are:

  1. Living vs. Nonliving Organisms (Science: Needs & How Things Grow)
  2. Nesting in Nature (Science: Animals Meet their Needs/Shelter)
  3. Feathers for Flying (Science: Biology Functions of Body)
  4. Dinosaur Eggs (Science: Living Things Grow)
  5. Dinosaur Shapes (Science: Sizes, Shapes & Functions of Body)
  6. Ordering Dinosaurs (Science: Living Things, various)
  7. Tricky Tracks (Science: Living Things Grow, Compare & Contrast)
  8. Ice Age: States of Matter (Science: States of Matter, Cause & Effect)

Each Activity/Challenge includes:

  • Specific STEAM topics
  • Material Suggestions
  • Images of Activities
  • Introduction & Guiding Questions
  • Discussion Questions/Directions
  • Synthesis & Project Conclusion
  • Background Information Sheets
  • Ideas for Modifications, Extensions, and Book Suggestions

Package also comes with:

  • Printable Labels for Sorting
  • STEAM Teaching Tips
  • Suggested Materials for Supplies
  • Cause & Effect Graphic Organizer
  • Graphic Planning sheets or worksheets
  • Background Information Sheets

I hope your students will enjoy!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.
Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.


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