Virtual Classroom

Welcome Teachers, Parents, Grandparents & Friends

If you’re looking for activities to entertain and challenge your kid, we’ve got you covered!

Cost

Much of the content featured below is available for free, but we always welcome donations to offset costs. A donation of $2-$5 per activity is suggested. Donate today.

Audio Tours

Download one of our audio tour (accompanied by pictures) if you are venturing out the Ridge or hanging out on your couch.  $6 per download. Available in English and Spanish (Kids version coming soon!). Purchase or learn more about our Audio Tours.

Dinosaur Freeways Virtual Program

A virtual video visit of Dinosaur Ridge focusing on the lives and deaths of dinosaurs and the evidence they left behind. Earth science curriculum resources and downloadable student activity templates are also included.

Find out more about Virtual Education Experiences and how to sign-up.

Guides & Workbooks

Family Field Guide

Read, color, and complete activities together for more hands-on learning about Dinosaur Ridge. Perfect for 5-11-year-olds. See a sample (English sample page, Spanish sample page). Available in the online store for $5. English version. Spanish version.

Fossils & Fun Workbook

This workbook is perfect for future paleontologists, outdoor enthusiasts, and animal lovers to do science in a whole new way.

Activities

Archeology Pottery Photo

Archaeology Pottery

Learn how Ancestral Puebloans used a method called ‘coil and scrape’ pottery, that is still being used today. Great, creative project for 8-11-year olds.

Epsom Salt Crystal Cave Activity Photo

Epsom Salt Crystal Cave Activity

Learn all about stalactites and stalagmites!

Dinosaur Name Game Photo

Dinosaur Name Game

What’s in a name? You gotta play to find out! Download the pdf for instructions.

Owl Pellet Dissection Activity Photo

Owl Pellet Dissection

What are owl pellets? Link and learn folks…link and learn!

Sand Layer Deposition Graphic

Sand Layer Deposition

Create your own geologic model of Colorado’s Front Range. Download the pdf for instructions.

What’s the Bird Graphic

What’s the Bird?

This exercise is a real hoot and you’ll learn lots of great information about Colorado birds.

Coloring Sheets

Download and color away!

Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center Coloring Sheet

Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center Coloring Sheet

Shark teeth, Shells, and Ammonites Coloring Sheet

Shark teeth, Shells, and Ammonites Coloring Sheet

Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center Coloring Sheet

Tracksite Coloring Sheet

Crocodile Creek Coloring Sheet

Crocodile Creek Coloring Sheet

Handprint Coloring Sheet

Handprint Coloring Sheet

Dinosaurs & Dogs - I Coloring Sheet

Dinosaurs & Dogs - I Coloring Sheet

Dogs & Dinosaurs II Coloring Sheet

Dogs & Dinosaurs II Coloring Sheet

Brontosaurus Bulges Coloring Sheet

Brontosaurus Bulges Coloring Sheet

Bones Bed Coloring Sheet

Bones Bed Coloring Sheet

Utahraptor Coloring Sheet

Utahraptor Coloring Sheet