Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Salt dough dinosaur fossils are easy to make and will get any little dinosaur fan excited. This dinosaur activity uses just 3 simple ingredients and is easy enough for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. The best bit is that once complete the salt dough fossils will last forever.
Salt dough dinosaur fossils recipe.  A simple dinosaur activity idea for toddlers and preschoolers.

If you have little dinosaur fans in the house then you must check out some of our other dinosaur crafts and activities:

How to make salt dough dinosaur fossils

Mix up a batch of salt dough using our simple salt dough recipe

Let your little one enjoy squashing, squeezing, and playing with the salt dough, and then roll it into small circle shapes.

Squash each of the circles of salt dough and then press a little dinosaur figure into it. When you remove the dinosaur toy you will be left with a dinosaur imprint.

The imprint you have created is your dinosaur fossil.

Salt dough dinosaur fossils recipe.  A dinosaur activity idea for kids. Simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers.

Leave the salt dough fossils to dry in a warm room for a couple of days or put them in the oven at a low temperature for a couple of hours. Turn the salt dough dinosaur fossils over to make sure both sides have dried out. 

Dinosaur fossil craft for kids made from salt dough

These salt dough dinosaur fossils were created by Harry aged 2. We loved making and playing with these fossils and a year later we still have them! We made fossils using lots of different types and sizes of dinosaurs. Harry also made the dinosaurs walk through the salt dough to create footprints.

We hope that you have as much fun as we did creating your own salt dough dinosaur fossils. If you have any salt dough left after making your salt dough fossils then check out our other salt dough crafts

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