Walking like dinosaurs

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By Sharon Parnellearly years practitioner and freelance writer

Keep on the move with these fun ideas for getting physical

Photo © Corbis

In this article:

  1. Stomp to the beat
  2. Dinosaur rhyme time
  3. Hunt the eggs!

1. Stomp to the beat

Explore different ways to move to represent dinosaurs

Physical Development

Moving and Handling

Development matters: move freely with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways, such as slithering, shuffling, rolling, jumping, skipping, sliding and hopping (30–50 months); experiment with different ways of moving (40–60+ months).

Early Learning Goal: They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space.

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