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Dinosaur Word Mat - Dinosaur, word mat, writing aid, dinosaurs, topic, history, t-rex, stegosaurus, raptor, iguanodon, tyrannasaurus rex

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  • Sep 4th

    To start our History time line and identify dinosaurs.

  • Aug 11th

    To design my classroom! I love the printables here! They are so cute!

  • Aug 8th

    My son has been learning about dinosaurs, we will look at it together

  • May 18th

    encourage recognition of letters

  • Apr 26th

    I will print it big and decorate the classroom with. Oh, but first I will modify it : translate it to french (I´m french native, working in a french school !).

  • Apr 25th

    this is cool lol

  • Apr 24th

    To support children in spelling the names of dinosaurs in their writing.

  • Apr 12th

    topic work

  • Apr 8th

    We're going to put this in the playdough area and encourage children to make the dinosaurs from playdough.

  • Mar 28th

    This is the 1st resources ice printed off Twinkl - my 2.5 year old loves it! I laminated it and he matches up his dinosaur figures.

  • Mar 20th

    During our Dinosaur Inquiry ~ these mats will be included at centres for printing and visuals. Thanks

  • Feb 10th

    Child initiated dinosaur play.

  • Feb 5th


  • Oct 12th

    To support pupils' writing and ID work. Thanks!

  • Sep 21st

    I'd use this for our IPC topic work and English, as a spelling aid for less able pupils.

  • Sep 11th

    topic work

  • Sep 2nd

    Topic writing

  • Sep 1st

    Topic work

  • Aug 13th

    going to have a dinosaur area for under 3's thought this was a nice resource to put on the wall

  • Jul 22nd

    a fab resources for our first topic in September with year 3 - the Dinosaurs!

    • Jul 22nd

      Hi GSYear4,
      Great! Thanks for sharing!

  • Jul 20th

    Laminating to use as a mats for snack time :-)

    • Jul 20th

      Hi MrsMaus,
      Thank you so much for your feedback! :)

  • Jul 19th

    Creating a sorting/categorizing activity/game. Using with herbivore/carnivore/omnivore picture cards like a lotto game

    • Jul 19th

      Hi hamesbury,
      Sounds great! Thanks for sharing :)

  • Jul 15th

    assist in the spelling

    • Jul 15th

      Hi llinoselinjones,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jul 13th

    I would use this with phonics, you'll find that most dinosaurs are phonically sounded, so that make it fun.

    • Jul 13th

      Hi mesnard73,
      That's a lovely idea - thanks for letting others know! :)

  • Jul 10th

    Laminate and use as a dinner mat for my dinosaur mad son (just finishing reception). Hopefully by the end of the summer holidays he'll know the spellings so I and his teachers won't have to keep racking our brains!

    • Jul 12th

      Hi tamsennorth,
      Sounds great! Thanks for sharing :)

  • Jun 22nd

    For an SEN child I work with, who loves dinosaurs!

    • Jun 22nd

      Hi Koalove2,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jun 14th

    useful for labelling and writing

    • Jun 14th

      Hi lisadixon35,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • Jun 13th

    I would use these for a theme unit for preschoolers.

    • Jun 14th

      Hi JAER96,
      Thank you for your comment! :)

  • Jun 5th


  • Jun 2nd

    I am using this for a computing lesson the children have got to input data into the computer on a given dinosaur.

    • Jun 2nd

      Hi AimeeB1201, thank you for your comment. :)

  • May 12th

    I will leave these mats in the basket with the dinosaur books and encourage children to write using the mats.

  • May 11th

    Projecto dinosaurios

  • May 9th

    children's early years topic

  • Apr 18th

    early childhoods settings

  • Apr 17th

    The Children will refer to it on their tables.

  • Apr 17th

    Useful resource for the children

  • Apr 17th

    teaching my 4 yo about dinosaurs.

  • Apr 15th

    I'm going to show this on the IWB whilst the child draw dinosaurs on the laptops.

  • Apr 8th

    All children are interested in dinosaurs at the moment. This will expand their interest.

  • Apr 2nd

    Lovely picture for little ones to use with the dinosaur figures, to try to identify and learn the names. I will laminate. Thanks

  • Mar 28th

    Bright and cheerful

  • Jan 13th


  • Jan 6th

    Snack mats

  • Dec 30th

    literacy support

  • Dec 29th

    literacy support

  • Dec 28th

    Dinosaur topic - Back to the Future

  • Dec 26th

    Dinosaur museum topic!

  • Dec 14th

    Land before time topic

  • Feb 21st

    We are doing a Study on Rocks because we can not do a Dinosaur Theme, I'm going to talk about Rocks, Fossils and link Dinosaurs into the Rock Study!

Dinosaurs Word Mat

Dinosaurs Word Mat - A colourful word mat containing the main vocabulary encountered when writing about the space topic. Also available in cursive and precursive.
This resource is available in Precursive, Cursive, Editable and Standard.
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Jun 10th
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