Dino Dan's Dinosaur Nest

Dino Dan's Dinosaur Nest

Kids will eat up the idea of dinosaur eggs resting in this sweet nest! (Learn how to make the eggs here).

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Dino Dan's Dinosaur Nest

Craft Features

Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.
More for Parents
This craft is best suited for parents to make on their own or with minimal help from kids.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Discover with Us
Discover with us skills relate to science/technology. They include: observing and predicting, asking questions, and investigating nature, objects, Earth, and space.
Ages: 4-6

Materials

  • 2 tbsp. margarine
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed shredded wheat cereal
  • Wax paper

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Crush shredded wheat cereal (place the cereal in a sealed bag and crush).

  2. Step 2

    Microwave margarine for 45 seconds or until melted. Add marshmallows and microwave for another 75 seconds, stirring once. Remove bowl and stir until combined.

  3. Step 3

    Add crushed wheat cereal to mixture and mix together with hands. Work on a piece of wax paper, shaping into a nest shape.

  4. Step 4

    Leave out to dry, then store a tightly wrapped nest in a cool, dry place.

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