Looking for at-home ideas to keep kids busy, happy, and learning? We've created a sample schedule to help you brainstorm ideas that will work best for your family.
This week, find your family fun® with the JURASSIC PERIOD.
Ingredients: Sugar cookie dough, cookie-cutter, toy dinosaurs
1. Make your favorite batch of sugar cookie dough (the kind that doesn't spread while baking).
2. While the dough is raw, use toy dinosaurs to imprint various shapes. REMOVE the dinosaur before baking!
3. Bake cookies according to the recipe directions.
BooksDon’t Forget Dexter! By Lindsay T. Ward
No, No Dinos! Peek and Counting Book by Bendon
Noisy Dinosaurs by Jonathan Litton
Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman
Supplies needed: Baking soda, water, gel food coloring, plastic dinosaurs
Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Paper Plate Dino
Supplies needed: Paper plate, toilet paper tube, coloring supplies, googly eyes, glue
1. Color the front and back sides of a paper plate.
2. Cut the plate in half. Save one half for the body. Use the other half to cut out spikes, head, and tail.
3. Cut toilet paper tube in half. Cut slits wide enough to attach the dino's body.
Supplies needed: Paint, black permanent marker, paper, embellishments
1. Add paint to the palm of your child’s hand.
2. With fingers spread apart, gently press your child's hand onto a sheet of paper like a stamp.
3. Use extra paint and embellishments to add features like spikes or a tail.
Want to show us your celebration of the Jurassic Period? We'd love to see your photos! Be sure to tag @macaronikid on social media so we can see how you've brought the joy of summer camp into your own home.