Dinosaurs coloring pages
Your child loves coloring pages with different characters? He will surely like the sheets with dinosaurs. The world of extinct reptiles is extremely interesting and attracts kids. That is why you simply cannot pass by our coloring pages indifferently.
Tyrannosaurus Rex, Brontosaurus or Diplodocus? What dinosaur coloring pages will you choose? See our offer – it is really wide and best of all – you can download all the sheets for free in no time. Then just print on your home printer and it’s ready. A new coloring book every day. Sounds great, doesn’t it?
Coloring pages dinosaurs - why should you choose them?
You surely already know that coloring is good for children. It develops the imagination, allows you to get rid of tension, helps in shaping decision-making, etc. Actually, the same advantages. It is worth offering your children coloring books that will stimulate their curiosity. These are coloring pages with dinosaurs . Surely all kids will be interested in the fact that these great reptiles once inhabited the Earth. Coloring pages can contribute to interesting stories!
Coloring pages can also teach, and learning through play is always a bull's eye! Kids curious about the world will ask many questions while coloring - get ready for it! Check out the fun facts about dinosaurs we've collected for you.
The most interesting facts about dinosaurs
Dinosaurs became extinct millions of years ago. So where do we get so much information about them today? Is it all conjecture? What are archaeological research and modern technologies for? Check out the best tidbits about dinosaurs that we have selected especially for you.
1. When did dinosaurs live on Earth? It turns out that it was over 160 million years ago! The period that lasted from 250 million years ago to about 65 million years ago is called the Mesozoic era. Today we call it the Age of Dinosaurs. It was during this time that most of these great reptiles developed and became extinct.
2. What does the word “dinosaur” mean? It is nothing but ... a "terrible lizard". The word came from the Greek language, but it was invented by ... the English palaeontologist Richard Owen. It happened in 1842. The scientist's main concern was to refer to the enormous size of reptiles, not to their terrifying appearance.
3. It's hard to say why dinosaurs became extinct. It is said that there was an asteroid attack, possibly massive volcanic activity. Then the sunlight could be blocked and thus cut off the Earth from life.
4. In 1824 the first formal name of a great reptile was given - the dinosaur Megalosaurus.
5. What is the name of the scientist who studies dinosaurs? This is the aforementioned palaeontologist.
6. Apatosaurus and Brachiosaurus are considered the largest dinosaurs. It turns out that, as one might assume, they were not carnivorous animals. These specimens ate on plants.
7. Confusingly known pterodactyls ("flying dinosaurs") are called dinosaurs. They do not belong to this genre. They happened to live in the age of the dinosaurs, but from the definition of great reptiles, they are a different species.
8. Everybody knows the movie “Jurassic Park”. It's hard to believe that it was created almost 30 years ago! Also, not everyone knows that this story was screened on the basis of a book by Michael Crichtons from 1990. The story is about dinosaurs cloned on the basis of the found DNA.
9. Nowadays many scientists believe that large dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus Rex may have had feathers .
10. Another interesting piece of information is the fact that dinosaurs swallowed large rocks - those remaining in their stomachs helped to break up food.