This week we learned all about the mysteries of dinos!
Monday, we learned about the definition of a dinosaur and what their names mean. Purple and Green groups got to put together their own dinos while Yellow and Orange group made origami versions. They also learned about the difference between dinosaurs and reptiles with hands-on examples!
|A green ankylosaurus in the making|
|An origami Spinosaurus|
|Showing off their origami creations|
|Making some new dino names|
|Who knew dinosaurs were so colorful?|
|A new dinosaur made out of different bones|
|A beautifully decorated stegosaurus|
|Stegosauruses hard at work!|
|Finding skeletons at the museum to bring back to life|
On Wednesday, we learned about fossilization. Campers took a tour of our trace fossils and made some of their own footprints to be left behind. They also used figured out the stories behind dinosaur trackways.
|A camper comparing himself to a T-Rex footprint!|
|Figuring out some mysterious footprints|
|Animals ready to be fossilized|
|Making their own trackways|
|Playing some dino tag!|
|Showing off their clothespin dinos|
|These dinos are ready for 4th of July!|
|Making some tooth casts|
|Working hard on lap books|
|A completed lap book|
|Putting together a dino puzzle|
On Friday, they got to listen to (and see!) a dino book in the planetarium. They then got to put together their own T-Rexs to take home and even make habitats for them to live in.
|Making habitats for their dinos|
|Putting the last bone in place!|
|A scary T-Rex all finished!|
That was the end of Dinosaur Mysteries! It was a dino-mite week!