TriceraTOTs Preschool Program

TriceraTOTs

Join educator Diane Seymour (aka “Diana Saurus”) for a series of virtual Pre-Kindergarten dinosaur-themed crafts. Diane has more than 25 years of classroom experience teaching PreK-5th grade students and currently serves as a supervisor in the Dinosaur Ridge gift shops. Virtual programs are shared on Facebook at no charge (but we always appreciate donations)!
Diane Seymour

TriceraTOTs Virtual Programs

2022 Video Crafts Schedule

Visit the Dino Ridge Facebook page the 2nd Tuesday of every month for the latest episode

  • Tuesday, February 8 – VALENTINO DINO
    Supplies: Construction paper, scissors, markers, googly eyes, Valentine Template
  • Tuesday, March 8 – JURASSIC POOP COOKIES!
    Ingredients: Butter, Brown Sugar, Granulated Sugar, 2 Eggs, 2 Egg Yolks, Salt, Baking Soda, Cocoa Powder, Flour, Chocolate Chips, Nuts (optional)
  • Tuesday, April 12 – COMPOST IN A BOTTLE
    Supplies: Large lidded container, Soil, Fertilizer like chicken poop, Fruit/veggie peels, Yard clippings, leaves or small twigs, Egg shells, Water, Paper (napkins, paper towels, newsprint)
  • Tuesday, May 10 – EDIBLE SOIL LAYERS
    Ingredients: Small glass, Spoon, Paper Towels, Pudding, Cookies (2 sandwich style), Gummy worms, Shredded coconut, Chocolate chips or other candy
  • Tuesday, June 14 – BUTTERFLIES
    Supplies: Paper coffee filters, washable markers, pipe cleaners, an eye dropper, water, imagination!
  • Tuesday, July 12 – 5 OCEAN LEVELS
    Supplies: 5 jars with lids, food coloring: blue, green, red, paper towels, optional: small marine animal figures
  • Tuesday, August 9 – MAKING TRACKS
    Supplies: Butcher paper or newspaper, washable paint, foam paint brushes, soapy water for cleanup
  • Tuesday, September 13 – Dinosaur Card Games
    Supplies: Download and print cards from an online source like Pinterest
  • Tuesday, October 11 – TBD
  • Tuesday, November 8 – TBD
  • Tuesday, December 13 – TBD

 

Past Shows

TriceraTOTs VIDEO Library

Check out our Facebook TriceraTOTs video library for past activities. Templates and instructions for specific projects are listed below.

Activity: Shadow Dinosaurs

Supplies: Butcher paper, markers, dinosaurs

Activity: Making Mary Anning

Supplies: Clay or Playdough, stencil, butter knife

Activity: Dinosaur Eggs

Supplies: Plastic eggs, baking soda, vinegar

Activity: Dino in a Jar

Supplies: Small dinos, environment props, jar

Activity: Shadow Art

Supplies: Butcher paper, markers, dinosaurs

Activity: Polar Dinosaurs

Supplies: Polar dinosaurs, “Snow”, water and container, rocks, little trees, grass, ponds

Activity: Pinecone Stegosaurus

Supplies: Pine cones, salt dough (Salt Dough Fossils), markers

Salt Dough Fossils

Supplies: Small plastic dinosaurs, flour, salt, warm water, measuring cups, and spoons

Dinosaur Ornament

Supplies: Construction paper, White glue, Glue sticks, Glitter glue, Popsicle Sticks, Cotton balls, Feathers, Kids’ scissors, Pencils, Crayons, Pom poms, Buttons

Dinosaur Wreath

Time to craft a dinosaur wreath for the door of your choosing!

Supplies: Paper plates, scissors, crayons,  and glue, template available here

Turkey-dactyl

Is your Thanksgiving turkey a living dinosaur?

Supplies: Construction paper, White glue, Glue sticks, Glitter glue, Popsicle Sticks, Cotton balls, Feathers, Kids’ scissors, Pencils, Crayons, Pom poms, Buttons

Shape-a-saurus

Learn your shapes while having fun crafting a geometric dinosaur!

Template: Shape-a-saurus template

Supplies: Printer paper, pencil, glue, scissors, googly eyes (optional: crayons, markers, feathers, stickers, tissue paper, paint, glitter, pom-poms)