Dinosaur Day - Reggie Whitten
Today we’re time travelling and roaming with the dinosaurs! Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Reggie Whitten. His hometown is Seminole, Oklahoma. Whitten is a lawyer by trade and is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, something only the top 1% of state attorneys achieve. In addition to being a lawyer, Whitten is passionate about paleontology. Do you know what paleontology is the study of dinosaurs! Whitten worked with the Sam Noble Museum to create programs for students just like you to explore and study science in the outdoor world. You can learn more by reading Reggie Whitten’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Did you know that Reggie Whitten visited one of our Free Family Programs? We loved that day! He taught us all about fossils and creatures that used to live on Earth. We can’t wait to be open again and have fun programs on site with you all!
Arts & Crafts! Now that we know all kinds of facts about dinosaurs, we’re going to make our own! Here is a fun craft where you can TWELVE different kinds of dinosaurs. Be sure to let us know which one is your favorite!
Make & Eat it! Do you know what dinosaurs eat? Some eat plants and some eat meat, so how do we get a meal for both?? Let’s try this awesome cheeseburger salad to satisfy all the dinosaurs! Did you know Oklahoma Hall of Fame member Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, lives on a ranch? I wonder if dinosaurs ever roamed there!
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home learning all about our favorite lizards! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Dinosaur Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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