Create a Prehistoric Landscape
Inspired by all the good ideas and suggestions sent into Everything Dinosaur by all those enthusiastic dinosaur fans we wrote and article for an Ezine site on how to build your very own dinosaur play set. This is a fun and easy thing to do. Best of all it uses materials that would only have ended up going to recycling or being thrown out.
We have built a number of table top play sets, these allow children to learn about dinosaurs through creative play. It also provides a handy storage area for the dinosaur toys “to live” without us grown ups tripping over them as they lie on the floor.
To read the article in full: Creating Your own Table Top Jurassic Park. A Cheats Guide to Making a Prehistoric Landscape.
With autumn in full swing in the UK, this is the time to collect pine cones and other other such objects, they make great cycad and seed fern substitutes and help to give your home-made prehistoric play set that very realistic look. Give it a try, we built our first dinosaur play set in just a couple of hours and it kept our young dinosaur fans busy for a wet afternoon at half term.