Dino in the Dell
Encourage your child to learn the names of favorite dinosaurs with this simple song.
Toy dinosaurs (optional) a book about dinosaurs
What to do:
- Teach your child the following song, (Tune: "The Farmer in the Dell"):
Oh, here comes Apatosaurus (or Brontosaurus)
He's called the thunder lizard,
Oh, here comes Apatosaurus.
- Let your child choose other dinosaurs to sing about.
- Help him fill in the nicknames or descriptive words about each one.
- If your child has toy dinosaurs, encourage him to pick up a toy and move it to the music as he sings.
Let's Talk: Ideas to Explore Together.
- What dinosaurs did we sing about today?
- Which one is your favorite? Why?
While you are having fun together, this activity helps your child develop language and an understanding of dinosaurs.