Suggested Dinosaur, Books, Songs, Activites!
Dinosaurs! Summer Reading Theme #3: June 29-July 12, to get entered for an extra prize drawing complete an activity or two below before July 13th!
Register for summer reading and check your email for how to get entered into prize drawings!
Activities for ALL!!!!! Complete an activity and take a picture!
Dress Up & Act Like A Dinosaur!
Make you Own Dinosaur out of letters!
For The MOVERS and Shakers Try DINO YOGA!
Pictures of Finished Crafts! taken from the linked websites for each craft!
Move to your Age Group Below!
Books Babies and Toddlers- 2nd Grade
Read an online book below or ask at the Library for one!
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=4599 Dinosaur State Park in Connecticut (Video)
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=6410 Dinosaurs 101 (Video) They ruled the Earth for more than 160 million years, but much about how dinosaurs lived and died remains a mystery. See what we know and don't know about the age of dinos.
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=6151 National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia (Video) Learn about three ferocious dinosaurs in this great video from National Geographic kids. Meet the carnosaurus, the styracosaurus, and the spinosaurus.
TumbleBook young readers: All Aboard the Dinotrain https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=4662 They stoke the boiler, stow the luggage, and when hills are steep, they even get out and push. That's right, the thrill-seeking daredevil dinosaurs from Dinosailors are back, and now they're riding a train. But this train is more like a roller coaster--up, down, and faster and faster, until the dinos realize the brakes are out! Laughs and thrills abound in this rip-snorting tale of reckless reptiles and their runaway train.
Digger The Dinosaur https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=6641 In Digger the Dinosaur, Digger wants to play baseball with his friends. But he isn’t allowed to go out until he’s cleaned his room. Digger starts cleaning at top speed, but the faster he moves the messier his room gets. His big tail and big feet aren’t helping! Will Digger win the race to tidy his room and get to the game on time?
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=4539 Dinosailors Prepare for a high-rhyming, tummy-tickling, rip-snortingly hilarious tale of hijinks on the high seas when a crew of novice dinosailors set sail for adventure . . . only to find that something even better awaits them back home. Deb Lund has created a dinovoyage of epic proportions, an outrageous journey that finds a dinomite match in the equally outlandish art of Howard Fine. https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Video.aspx?ProductID=4222 Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar! What are as light as a feather and as old as the dinosaurs' Butterflies! With a lively text and vibrant paper-collage illustrations, award-winning author Bob Barner brings us a wonderful look at the amazing history of butterflies, and how their lives intersected with the dinosaurs millions of years ago. Readers will be fascinated to discover that when they stop to admire a beautiful butterfly, a dinosaur may have once done the same! This gorgeous, rollicking, informative book is sure to become a favorite of budding scientists everywhere. https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/PLPlayer.aspx?ProductID=tumbleplayer_6662 Dinosaurs! (Playlist) Roar and stomp around with TumbleBooks' favourite toothy creatures: Dinosaurs!! Books in this playlist: Tyson the Terrible Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar All Aboard the Dinotrain
Songs, Finger Plays
Books 3rd-8th Grade!
TumbleBooks Older readers: Camp Fossil Eyes https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/ViewOnline.aspx?Is5=true&ProductID=5526 15-year-old Jill Boswell and her 13-year-old brother, Alex, are sent to summer camp in a bizarre badlands region—the only place in the world where words are fossilized in rock. Armed with water bottles, spades and backpacks, the campers hike from ridge to ridge in search of their ancient quarry. While Alex loves the thrill of the hunt, Jill is sulky and bored. The budding word hounds soon realize they are on an amazing journey of discovery. https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/book.aspx?id=7328 Dinosaur Explorers, Vol. 1: Prehistoric Pioneers (Graphic Novel) Trapped in the Precambrian Era 570 million years ago by an earthquake, the Dinosaur Explorers find themselves in a fix- by needing a bigger fix for their time machine! Under the guidance of Dr. Da Vinci, his assistant, Diana, and Starz, their helpful tiny robot, Rain, Emily, Sean, and Stone must now face the challenge of finding electricity in an era where humans don’t exist yet! And to make matters worse, the locals don”t take kindly to the Dinosaur Explorers! Witness all the wonders of our world”s past with these PREHISTORIC PIONEERS!
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/book.aspx?id=7330 Dinosaur Explorers, Vol. 2: Puttering in the Paleozoic (Graphic Novel) Once again, the X-Venture Xplorers find themselves in the past- 430 millions years way back when, in the Silurian era! Somehow, Rain managed to snare Emily in one of his schemes to collect ancient treasure. However, they find far more than they bargained for when a group of prehistoric shellfish decide to snack them! Guess you have to expect that sort of thing while you”re PUTTERING IN THE PALAEOZOIC!
https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/book.aspx?id=7332 Dinosaur Explorers, Vol. 3: Playing in the Permian (Graphic Novel) This time, the X-Venture Xplorers’ are in the Permian – Carboniferous eras, around 350 million years back. Many creatures which are small today were very big back then- which presents a big problem when the X-Venture Xplorers come face to face with things like giant spiders! Even more big dangers from today’s small creatures await the team as they quickly realize that it is a bad idea to be PLAYING IN THE PERMIAN! https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/book.aspx?id=7334 Dinosaur Explorers, Vol. 4: Trapped in the Triassic (Graphic Novel) Join the gang-Rain,Sean,Emily,Stone,and Lil S the robot-as they venture through the Triassic in one of Dr. Da Vinci’s newest inventions, the Divvy, a sweet new ride! But everything goes from dino-mite to near-extinct as Emily quits the group, putting herself in grave danger! After she runs off, all they can find is her shoe-somewhat chewed-up! Rain, Stone, and Sean must search the prehistoric flora and fauna for their lost friend…Will the whole crew be able to get out of the Triassic alive?
Ask at the Library we have gathered our best Dinosaur books just for you!
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