Big, Scary, Awesome Dinosaurs!

Contributor: Renae Green. Lesson ID: 12981

Dinosaurs make us smile and shudder at the same time. These enormous creatures are fun to study, mainly because they don't exist any more. If they were still alive, I doubt they'd be much fun at all!


Life Science, World

learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Lion, Otter
Grade Level
Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!


Q: What does a triceratops sit on?

A: Its tricera-bottom!

We don't know if dinosaurs had a sense of humor, but read on to get to know these strange creatures!

Few creatures delight us and rouse our curiosity like dinosaurs.

They were enormous, and though we still find their bones lying around, they’re extinct. Extinct means they don’t exist any more because the last ones died.

  • What do you already know about dinosaurs?
  • How many can you name?
  • What did they eat?

Test your knowledge with these fun flashcards! See if you can answer each question before you turn over the card to see the answer. Once you feel confident, click the blue button below to start the timer and try to answer all of the questions before time runs out!


Because dinosaurs lived so long ago, we don't really know what happened to them. We can only learn what we can and offer educated guesses! 

Continue to the Got It? section to learn about some specific types of dinosaurs.

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