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Share a Story: Dinosaur Storytime


Did you miss our Dinosaur Storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions so you can create your own prehistoric storytime at home, complete with songs and stories.

Don't need a full storytime? Borrow a rhyme when you need a short distraction, or check out these materials and spend a few minutes reading together.

From Storytime

Crunch, the shy dinosaur by Cirocco Dunlap



     Five dinosaurs went out one day

     Over the hills and far away

     Papa called out rawr, rawr, rawr, rawr

     But only four came back to papa dinosaur.

     [repeat until no dinosaurs, and then rawr extra loud, and…]

     And five hurried back to papa dinosaur.

How tall was a T. rex? by Alison Limentani



     Dinosaur, dinosaur, turn around

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, touch the ground

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, reach up high

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, wink one eye/blink both eyes

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, touch your nose

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, wiggle your toes

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, slap your knees

     Dinosaur, dinosaur, sit down please



     Two baby dinosaurs sitting in a nest [hold up two fingers]

     One named Phinneas and one named Celeste [show one finger as Phinneas, and the other as Celeste]

     Stomp away Phinneas, stomp away Celeste [put each finger behind your back]

     Stomp back Phinneas, stomp back Celeste [bring each finger back out]

Also available in: e-music

We marched, stomped, and waved scarves to We are the Dinosaurs.

More Songs and Stories to Enjoy

Doris the Bookasaurus by Diana Murray
How to be a T. Rex by 1980- Ryan North
Here comes science [sound recording] by They Might Be Giants (Musical group)
Also available in: e-music

Try I am a Paleontologist.

Duck, duck, dinosaur by K. (Kallie) George