This is a fun and challenging word search puzzle for kids.
In this dinosaur word search, kids will find all the words related to dinosaurs. They will learn new words while they complete the puzzle and they can use them to impress their classmates (and you!) with their knowledge of dinosaurs!
Answers are provided on the second page of the PDF in case you get stuck. Be sure to hide them away before you start the word search so that you don’t accidentally spoil the fun!
This printable work search will give you 15 words to find. All of the words are related to dinosaurs and the pre-historic world. All you need to do is download, print, and enjoy.
Words you will find in this puzzle
Here is a list of 15 words you will find in the word search puzzle, their meaning, and relevance to dinosaurs.
Meaning – The process of becoming extinct, which means they no longer exist. Dinosaurs are considered extinct.
Meaning – The remains or trace of a living animal or plant from a long time ago. Fossils are found embedded in earth or rock.
Meaning – An animal that is hunted or caught for food, usually by another animal.
Meaning – Belonging to a period in a time before written history.
Meaning – Living on a diet of both plant and animal food.
Meaning – A type of dinosaur that has spines running down its back. Here’s your guide to popular dinosaur names if you want to learn more about them.
Meaning – A type of dinosaurs. Here’s your guide to popular dinosaur names if you want to learn more about them.
Meaning – A type of sauropod dinosaur. Here’s your guide to popular dinosaur names if you want to learn more about them.
Meaning – Ruffle or fringe on a dinosaur
Meaning – The science that studies animal and plant fossils for information about life in the past. If you study Palaeontology you are studying to become a Palaeontologist!
Meaning – To form into a hard object by pouring or setting material into a mold. Most of the Diplodocus models (aka “Dippy”) you see in museums around the world are casts of the original Dippy.
Meaning – A supporting framework that supports the body and protects softer body parts. These are the “bones” of the body.
Meaning – A piece of rock from outer space that has landed on Earth. One of the theories as to why dinosaurs have become extinct is that the Earth was hit by meteorite millions of years ago and wiped out the species.
Meaning – About 200-145 million years ago
Meaning – A type of dinosaur and the star of the Jurassic World movies. Here’s your guide to popular dinosaur names if you want to learn more about them.