INSIDE ACTIVITY, NONCOMPETITIVE
Make "fossil" handprints for each child to take home. Take several large baking pans of wet sand. Have each child press a hand into the wet sand, then remove it. Pour in quick-drying plaster of paris, made according to the directions on the package. When the handprints are dry, remove them and see if the children can find their own.
INSIDE GAMES, COMPETITIVE
1. Hot-O-Saurus. Play like Hot Potato but pass around a small dinosaur toy.
2. Pin the Head on the Dinosaur. Play like Pin the Tail on the Donkey.
3. Toss Dinosaurs in the Swamp. Play like Bull's-Eye Toss, only throw plastic or stuffed dinosaurs.
Outside Games, Noncompetitive
1. Dinosaur Hunt. Play like a Candy Hunt, only hunt for plastic dinosaurs. Have extras to drop near the child who doesn't find any.
2. Duck, Duck, Dinosaur. Play like Duck, Duck, Goose.
3. The Blob
OUTSIDE GAMES, COMPETITIVE
1. Red Rover. Say, "Let Susan-O-Saurus come over."
2. Snatch the Dinosaur Egg. Play like Snatch the Flag.
3. Fossil. Play like Stone.