Dinosaur Train incorporates children’s enthusiasm for dinosaurs and trains while educating children in scientific thinking, natural history, and paleontology. The show encourages children to explore questions, observations and conclusions.
Educational Goal: Science
Mr. Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey through the different layers of the Earth where fossils can be found.
The Pteranodon family goes back underwater in the Dinosaur Train Submarine
The Pteranodons travel on the Dinosaur Train with the Aquacar to transport Elmer Elasmosaurus back to his home in the ocean. Buddy is not enthusiastic about traveling underwater, but becomes a convert when he sees the spectacular sights under the sea./The Pteranodon family hosts a block party to introduce their new neighbors, the Lambeosaurus family, to all the other neighborhood creatures.
The Pteranodon family stretches their wings at Quetzalcoatlus Canyon, where Mr. Pteranodon flew when he was younger and was nicknamed the “Wing King.”/There’s big trouble at the Big Pond. Larry Lambeosaurus gets stuck in a mud pit, and then Dad tries to get Larry out, and ends up getting stuck himself.
Dr. Scott shares information on butterflies.
Laura Giganotosaurus explains to the Pteranodons how she goes birdwatching.
Mr. Pteranodon and Larry Lambeosaurus fly the Zeppelin home to be with their families on Winter Solstice.
Flying reptiles that were not birds or dinosaurs were called Terrasaurus and came in all shapes and sizes.
The Pteranodon Family decorates their Winter Solstice tree with the Lambeosaurus Family.
The Weekly Pick is… Happy Holidays!
Mr. Conductor tells the kids about the features of the Mosasaurus.
The Pteranodon kids learn about life on the Dinosaur Train when Grandma and Grandpa were little.
The kids learn about a new species of bird that has some interesting feathers.
Buddy and Don follow the footprints of different creatures.
Join Dr. Scott and learn all about how dinosaurs got older and grew up, and see a few Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaurs at different ages!
What exactly is a Zeppelin and what makes it different from a blimp?
When Don stumbles across a stick that looks exactly like Old Spinosaurus, he’s determined to have the grumpy old dinosaur pose for his sculpture. But when they arrive at Old Spinosaurus’s home, he makes it clear that there’s no way he’s posing for anything. Can Don convince Old Spinosaurus to pose for his sculpture, or will Don have to come up with another plan?
The Pteranodon kids and Annie Tyrannosaurus discover the spooky tree isn’t so spooky after all, thanks to bioluminescence!
The Pteranodon family isn’t sure if they land is connected.
Shiny invites Annie Tyrannosaurus to Pteranodon Terrace for a sleepover, but all Annie wants to do is investigate the “spooky tree” that Don says “comes alive at night.” Can the kids get to the bottom of the mysterious tree?