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
Mom takes Tiny, Buddy, and Don on a super secret daytrip to Qianzhousaurus Pond where they meet Quentin Qianzhousaurus – a Tyrannosaur with similar features to Buddy./Mrs. Pteranodon organizes a “Mom’s Campout” with other moms and kids in the neighborhood.
Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole./The Pteranodon family celebrates Winter Solstice.
Night Train: Dad, Buddy and Tiny take a special ride on the Dinosaur Train at night, learning about animals that are active after dark, culminating at the Big Pond for a nature walk under the full moon. Fossil Fred: Buddy, Tiny and Don play “detective” and search around the Big Pond for fossils. The kids end up finding an entire skeleton of a Jurassic dinosaur.
Buddy and Tiny travel to the Jurassic./The kids go to the Big Pond to look for flowers for Mom.
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?