The movie scientists in Jurassic World spent years bringing dinosaurs back to life. Now your little ones can do it in minutes. Make your own dinosaurs with these cool printable dinosaur cut outs. Create a classic T-Rex, Stegosaurus or Triceratops or why not mix and match the body parts to create a whole new species!
Fun facts for kids
When were dinosaurs around?
Dinosaurs roamed the Earth for more than 160 million years, from the Triassic period, 250 million years ago, until they were wiped out, supposedly by a giant meteor, in the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago.
Where does the word ‘dinosaur’ come from?
The word dinosaur comes from the Greek language meaning terrible lizard. The name was brought to England by a paleontologist called Richard Owen in 1842.
What was the first named dinosaur?
The first dinosaur to be officially named was the Megalosaura in 1824.
What was the heaviest dinosaur?
The heaviest dinosaur was the Brachiosaurus that is thought to have weight 80 tonnes. That’s the same as 17 African elephants.
What was the longest dinosaur?
The Seismosaurus was thought to be the longest dinosaur that lived. It was over 40 meters long, which is more than five double-decker buses put together.
How big was the Tyrannosaurus Rex?
The T-Rex was around 40m long and 20m tall (that’s over three times the height of a fully grown man).Download ← Back