The Adventure Beckons!
Fire The Imagination of Your Jr. Paleontologists, Artists, Scientists, Writers, and Dreamers!
Imagine… your kids enter your gym, classroom, library or theater and transport into an almost magical museum experience with visual, aural, and tactile hands on exhibits.
They can and They do with Traveling Dinos in your building!
"Mr. Daniel this was my favorite day at school ever!"
A Second Grader
at the end of her
Traveling Dinos visit.
Mary Motley, Reading Specialist at Cool Springs Primary in King William, VA sharing ideas from their very successful Family Reading/Dinosaur Night!
A Complete and Interactive,
Dinosaur Museum Visit!
The Wonder, The Science, The Books and The Pure Magic of Dinosaurs await your KIDs in this Complete Museum STREAM Experience, and Fabulous In-House Field Trip. Plus, It's a Lot of Fun Too!
The Traveling Dinos Museum is a Kid-Sized, Kid Approachable, Family Friendly handmade "Happening." A Nature Science Museum that comes to your community in your building, with it's mission to inspire, delight, and provide an opportunity to your kids and families to have this experience. We're constantly adding new fossils, models, and art to tell this amazing story of these incredible animals of Earth's early history.
We'll transform your large classroom, library, stage or gym into a Pop-Up Museum that will wow, enchant, and inspire your kids!
An Amazing Adventure in Stations
First stop, your kids meet Mark Daniel, a master storyteller, with great dinosaur books to share, and show and tell to help bring the dinos to life.
The Guided Museum / Walk Through Tour
Tami and Mark share an amazing collection of Real Fossils, Models and Exhibits, featuring your kids favorites!
Brand New to Traveling Dinos!
Junior the T. Rex is now the amazing centerpiece of the museum, a 2 year old exact replica who is 4 feet high at the hip and 15 feet long.
The Velociraptor Experience
"Vela" is a full sized velociraptor posed in pounce position, which places her at kid level.
The Allosaurus Encounter
Your kids come face to face with Mighty Al, a full size Allosaurus cast replica skull, and they can put their hand in a gigantic allosaurus footprint too!
Under the Microscopes
Explore incredible fossils, and study fossil mysteries with the four digital microscopes.
The Do Touch Table
Some of the coolest fossils ever are waiting for your kids to explore, hold and study: a piece of leg bone from an Allosaurus, a chunk of skull bone from Triceratops, dinosaur coprolite (Dino Poop) and more awesome stuff!
The Paleo Art Gallery
Enjoy the incredible Paleo Art Murals of Phil Wilson, the watercolors of Stacy Lewis, and Traveling Dinos art by Mike Ferrin!
Plus, the Real Fossils, models, displays and exhibits that make Traveling Dinos an unforgettable experience for your kids!
An amazing 30 year and growing collection, your kids will love seeing a combination of Real Fossils along with Museum Quality Dinosaur Replicas up close.
Mark has carefully assembled a quality collection with acquisitions of high interest to your students. This exhibit can easily be placed for the day in a classroom, large stage, etc.
We add in Music, special lighting, and set design that combine to make this a memorable learning experience, and a WOW for your kids!
A Note: Often in museums you get to the see the cast replicas of the dinosuars and fossils, with the originals stored away. While still cool, nothing replaces the real thing. With Traveling Dinos you may see more real fossils than a visit to many museums combined! Plus there's always something new in this constantly growing collection as we curate exhibits, and strive to tell the story of these magnificent creatures. All to inspire your future scientists, paleontologists, artists, teachers, and dreamers!
Dinos and Books: A Reading Focus!
Mark's lifelong work with Children's books and reading continues with Traveling Dinos.
From the beginning, to the end, books are incorporated in a way seen in no other museum. As reference points, explanations, inspiration, and shear fabulousness, great books help the museum come to life for your kiddos!
Did you know every classic children's fiction/non fiction series features at least one dinosaur book?
From Magic Tree House, The Magic School Bus, The A to Z Mysteries, to The Boxcar Kids and beyond.
New Dino Fiction and Science Non- fiction is coming at a rate like we've seen with few other areas of interest.
Over and over we've seen hard to reach kids connect with something in the museum that captivates them, which opens the pathway for you to guide them in areas of interest.
One of the coolest things that happens regularly is when we see a kid sitting in the middle of the hubbub of the visit leafing through one of the displayed books, lost in the pages.
Magic does happen here!
After all, it's what we do!
You did know you were in the Magic Business right?
Tami will work with you on the best dates, and she is an expert at helping you with group scheduling. We bring everything with us, you provide the space, and the tables. (Approximately 9 tables, with at least 4 the same size.) We'll provide you with a guide to help you prepare and also understand the experience from start to finish.
Funding Ideas other groups have used are:
In House Field Trip
Title 1 (there is a strong book and reading tie- in)
Contact Tami Today to Bring this Amazing Museum Experience to You!
800-488-5634 or 336-492-7870
Bring This Wonderful Experience
to Your Kids Today!
Call Tami at 800-848-5634, or email@example.com to arrange a Full Day/Evening Family Visit,
your young dino lovers
will love you for it!
Ideas for ways Traveling Dinos has been used by
other Schools as a tie in with:
The Book Fair, before, during, and after.
Title 1 Family Involvement
Full Curriculum Focus
In House Field Day Trip with Optional Family Night Activities
Whole School Takeover Day
Special Special and More!
Maybe one of these ideas is perfect for you!
This Visit Supports
and celebrates those magnificent animals that roamed every corner of the globe!
Call Tami Today to Track Your Visit at 800-848-5634 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ideas for how we can set the Museum Up for You in Your Building!
The Museum set in a Classroom
"Greensboro Day Students used prehistoric artifacts to practice 21st Century learning by exploring, identifying, discussing, and analyzing the museum pieces. Most of all they experienced wonder and amazement while they learned about dinosaurs!"
Laura Hines, Media Specialist, Greensboro Day School, Greensboro, NC
"Mark Daniel's enthusiasm, knowledge about dinosaurs, his love for students and learning is contagious throughout...
The museum is so awesome that the kids are Spellbound the entire time the they are walking around."
Bonnie Wisowaty, Reading Specialist, Myers Elem. Muncy, PA
"Thank You to Mark & Tami Daniel for visiting Wooster Township Elementary School, we love dinosaurs! The students and staff loved your Pop-Up Dinosaur Museum and will be talking about this wonderful experience for years to come."
Jan Lemon, Media Specialist, Wooster Elementary, Wooster, OH
In the Gym
Episode 1: The First Dinosaur
Episode 2: Meet "Dippy" at The Carnegie Museum
of Natural History
Episode 4: Join Mark at Axtell Studios in Ventura, CA as he visits with his friend Steve Axtell and Terry Dactyl
Episode 6: The Three T-Rexes
Episode 3: Mark visits Willow the dinosaur
and more at the
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Episode 5: The World's Bigget Dinosaurs!
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The Scoop on Coprolite