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Allied Therapy News for May- Totally ROARsome Dinosaurs!

Updated: Sep 6, 2023

This month we have fun dinosaur-themed activities the whole family can take part in.


The best part is you can support your child’s learning and therapy goals while also having fun using our suggested games and activities!



Dinosaur statues


Gross Motor Activity


Dinosaur Freeze Dance—In the movie Jurassic Park, they say if you don’t move, the T-Rex won’t be able to see you. For this game, one person will be assigned as the T-Rex. The T-Rex will have their back turned against everyone and when they are not looking, everyone else dances! When the T-Rex turns around, everyone stops moving, but if the T-Rex sees you move, you’re out. The last person standing wins and escapes the T-Rex!





family playing dinosaur freeze game


Fine Motor Activity

Dino Dig—Pretend ping pong balls or plastic eggs are dinosaur eggs and place them at the bottom of a bowl or bin. Then, mix in some sand or small toys (e.g. Lego) and use a spoon or shovel to dig up the dinosaur eggs!





child digging in the sand


Speech and Language Activity

Dino Scavenger Hunt—Hide dinosaurs/dinosaur pictures around the room, playground, or park. Prepare a list of target words/pictures and assign them to a type of dinosaur. Every time you find a dinosaur, check your list to see the matching word/picture and roar it out loud like a dinosaur!





dinosaur toys

Book and Game of the Month


Play Dino Crunch by Goliath

Read Tiny T.Rex and the Impossible Hug by Jonathan Stutzman



Book "Tiny T. Rex and the impossible hug" Game "Dino Crunch"



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