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
The Pteranodon family takes an adventure on the Dinosaur Train Riverboat! Buddy and Don vow to spend every minute together, but while Buddy wants to spend all his time investigating the creatures on the river, Don wants to spend all his time playing games and investigating the buffet. Can they come to some kind of agreement?
The Conductor takes the Pteranodon Family for a special trip to Lizard Island, where they discover that it’s been overrun by plants and bugs, and there are few precious lizards left/ With a hurricane looming, the Pteranodon Family convinces the Conductor to leave his train for the night and come with them to the safety of their hurricane shelter.
Mr. Conductor takes the Pteranodon family on a very special journey through the different layers of the Earth where fossils can be found.
During the classic in the jurassic games, carnivores and herbivores face off in wrestling matches./Buddy and Tiny travel through a time tunnel to visit the Permian era, a time before dinosaurs existed.
Shiny is afraid of snakes! Could a huge Cretaceous snake named Sanajeh change her mind?/Tiny is horrified when her favorite buttercups all wilt, so Mom takes her and the family to the Big Pond, where she remembers seeing a whole lot of buttercups in bloom.
The Dinosaur Train arrives in Laramidia, the Dinosaur Big City!
Buddy and the Pteranodon family begin their journey on the Dinosaur Train
Buddy, Tiny and Mom make a play date with Petey Peteinosaurus to meet Arlene Archeopteryx, a bird from the family of the oldest birds ever! The kids are excited to learn that Arlene is a bird and a dinosaur./Shiny and Don stay at home and we get to see that just because they don’t always ride with Buddy and Tiny on the Dinosaur Train doesn’t mean that they are not having fun!
Buddy, Tiny, and Shiny want to plan a Hole-iday for Don so they go to the Conductor on the Dinosaur Train for help. On the train the Conductor tells the kids about Oryctodromeus, a hole digging dinosaur, who could help them plan their hole-iday for Don!
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?