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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!

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Movie Time! Do you know what the Ice Age is? Besides being a period of time with polar conditions, it’s also a really funny movie! You can rent and stream Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs now on YouTube! We also love this classic: Land Before Time.

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Storytime! We’re in luck today! We get another Tami Sauer book for story time. Check out Me Want Pet read aloud! Can’t get enough? Here are more fun dinosaur facts!

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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!

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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!

Listen to it! Here are some fun Dino Songs that we can all learn! Do you think dinosaurs like to dance? We do! Here’s a fun dance playlist just for dinosaurs, and kids!

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

We'd love to see the art you make! Share with us by emailing your name and a picture of your project to info@oklahomahof.com. We can't wait to see your awesome crafts!

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