Ideas for free birthday activities: dinosaur quiz
Ideas for free birthday activities: dinosaur quiz
DINO QUIZ
You organize dinosaur themed birthday party and you want to make an animation that is as fun as it is playful? Take a quiz! You can play it alone or in a team. It's a great game to spread your knowledge on the Jurassic, at the same time to acquire new ones on our friends the dinosaurs!

    Tell the children about the origin of the word dinosaur. The dino comes from the Greek words (very good opportunity to talk to them about Greek) deinos (terrible, magnificent) and saûros (reptile, lizard). The dinosaur is therefore a terrible lizard! The dino appeared about 230 million years ago and disappeared 60 million years ago.

    1. Who is the dino stealing eggs from other dinos?
    Oviraptor
    Carnotaurus
    Iguanodon

    2. Who is the biggest dino?
    Pteranodon
    Brachiosaurus
    argentinosaurus

    3. Highest?
    Velociraptor
    Sauroposeidon
    T-rex

    4. The longest? (trick question: two answers are good, because they are tied!)
    Supersaurus
    Diplodocus

    Brachiosaurus 

    5. The biggest?
    gigantoraptor
    Allosaurus
    Ceratosaurus 

    6. The smallest?
    microraptor
    Stegosaurus
    Velociraptor

    7. The king of the dinosaurs is the…
    ...Gigantoraptor
    ... Pterodactyl
    ...T-rex

    You can also ask them to name the different types of dino: land animals, flying animals, bipeds, quadrupeds, carnivores, herbivores.

    In each dino category, you can ask them to give you dino names. If they know how to write, ask the children in groups to sort the dinos by category! Some kids are real experts. 

    Some dino names: Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Diplodocus, Spinosaurus, Giganotosaurus, Tyrannosaurus, Microraptor, Velociraptor...

    The questions must be asked quickly so as not to lose the children... You can also illustrate your remarks with small figurines!

    You may well be surprised to measure the extent of their knowledge!

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