In this fossil activity you will create a dinosaur placemat. Scientists
have discovered many dinosaur bones and put them together so we know
what they look like. What we don't know is what color they were. Pick
your favorite dinosaur for the placemat and color it any color you think
it looked like when it was alive.
- 12 x 18 inch sheet of white paper
- Dinosaur picture
- Colored felt pens
- Clear contact paper
- Draw a picture of a dinosaur on the 12 x 18 inch sheet of paper.
- Color the dinosaur with the felt pens.
- Create a background where the dinosaur might be living to add interest to your picture.
- Cover the front and back of the picture with clear contact paper.
- Create more dinosaur pictures for a set of placemats that you can use when dining with family or friends.
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