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If I Had a Dinosaur

If I Had a Dinosaur
If I Had a Dinosaur
If I Had a Dinosaur
If I Had a Dinosaur
Common Core Standards
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Children love to learn about dinosaurs!
Use this book during your dinosaur unit to give your students the opportunity to explore the features of nine of these extinct animals. Based on The Dinosaur Who Lived In My Backyard By B.G. Hennessy, this book uses collage techniques to create the features!

Select the pages you want to use for the student book from these choices:
✲ Allosaurus
✲ Plesiosaurus
✲ Iguanodon
✲ Stegosaurus
✲ Pterodactyl
✲ Tyrannosaurus Rex
✲ Parasaurolophus
✲ Ankylosaurus
✲ Triceratops
✲ and a page for themselves!

Your students make their own copy of this book! Included are all the reproducible blackline masters, full directions, and a color photo page showing the completed pages of the book.

The children create a page a day, using the collage technique.  The students follow directions to create the illustration out of construction paper. 

Included are the complete cutting directions for making circles and ovals from squares and rectangles by trimming off the corners.  All you do is cut squares and rectangles on your paper cutter for the pages.  The rest is up to the children!  Very little teacher time for prepping and no patterns or tracers to create!  


There is at least one word on each page for the students to write.  We sound the word out together as a class and then the children can copy it from the board or try sounding it out themselves.

When we are finished with the book, we use it at our reading station in place of the published books from our reading program.  The children love using their own books and take great pride in them!

Just what is a KinderLit book?
Click here to receive a free download for an explanation of what a KinderLit book is, how to use it in your classroom, and what the benefits are of using one of our books! There’s even a link to our video on cutting squares into circles the KinderLit way!


If I Had a Dinosaur by KinderLit is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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17 pages
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