Dive Into February with Tons of New Dinosaur Train Fun and a Giveaway

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Dive Into February with Tons of NEW Dinosaur Train Fun!

Did you know that Aristotle (384-322 BC) is often referred to as the father of marine biology?  Aristotle is the first to record observations on marine life, and identified a variety of species including crustaceans, echinoderms, mollusks, and fish.  However, until submarines were invented, it was almost impossible to explore the deep ocean.  Today, submarines are used by marine biologists to collect samples, take videos and observe sea life in ways that humans would not be able to do!  Marine biologists are able to work at depths of several hundred meters for hours in these special submarines!

 There is so much to discover under water.  Just recently in December 2012, a giant, marine reptile that roamed the seas around 150 million years ago was identified as a new species.  The animal, now named Pliosaurus funkei spanned about 40 feet, had a massive 6.5 foot long skull and a bite as powerful as a Tyrannosaurus rex.

 We wonder what Buddy would think of that?!

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On February 18, Buddy and everyone’s favorite Pteranodon family will dive into an underwater adventure in “Submarine Adventure.” The one-hour program will feature four new stories about sea creatures that lived during the “Age of Dinosaurs.” Preschoolers will meet new friends along the way – from Otto Ophthalmosaurus to Archelon turtles – as they learn about natural science, natural history and paleontology. And if you miss it, both full episodes and clips from “Submarine Adventure” will be available on the PBS KIDS Video Player at PBSKIDS.org/video and on the free PBS KIDS Video App beginning February 19!

Ride Along the Dinosaur Train

To celebrate this new one-hour special, you too can “Ride Along the Dinosaur Train” in this new book from Grosset & Dunlap, available everywhere books are sold!  This fun, interactive novelty book lets readers ride the Dinosaur Train with Buddy and his family. Using the slide along train at the top of the book, fans can visit all the stops along with the Dinosaur Train!  For readers ages 3 and up; grade level P and up!  SRP $7.99. And today we are offering a giveaway on this adorable book. Just scroll down to the bottom and enter using the PromoSimple widget below. Good Luck!

 And now for more FREE Dinosaur Train fun!

Your FREE Submarine Adventure Coloring Sheets to download are available HERE

Coloring Sheets 1

Coloring Sheets 2

Your FREE all-new online games are HERE!

online games

A new suite of DINOSAUR TRAIN online games, “Classic in the Jurassic Jr.,” is now available. In this set of inter-connected games, dinosaurs compete in sporting events. For Kids ages 2 to 5, these games help kids build key math skills, including comparing heights and lengths, using units of measurements, sorting, classification, volume and distance.

*Product and information was provided free of charge in exchange for this post and giveaway and does not affect my views or feedback of the product or service. This post is based solely on my personal opinion and experience and results may vary from person to person.

 

About Justine

My name is Justine. I’m a mother of 4 kiddos (2 boys & 2 girls) and a wife to my high school sweetheart. I have two grandchildren that are 4 months and 15 months. I enjoy every minute that I’m able to be at home with all of my kids. We’ve recently decided to homeschool our other three children. This will be our first year and we are all really excited to start our new adventure. I love finding great deals on everything. I also enjoy trying products I’ve never tried before and reviewing them to pass my knowledge of them on to you. Giveaways are awesome! I love when I can share a giveaway of a product I’ve reviewed with my readers too. My passion is baking. I love chocolate! So while you’re here checkout our yummy recipes. Everything we make in our home that we deem “a keeper” we pass on and share with you. My hubby handles the technical side of Queen of Savings. He has a natural talent for anything IT related, including helping me build this website.

32 Responses to Dive Into February with Tons of New Dinosaur Train Fun and a Giveaway

  1. mandy casteel February 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm #

    love all the characters

  2. kimberly February 17, 2013 at 12:13 pm #

    My grandson & I LOVE them all..

  3. Monique Eckert February 17, 2013 at 6:30 pm #

    We like the conductor and Shiny!

  4. Julia February 17, 2013 at 9:00 pm #

    Buddy is my favorite

  5. Tamar February 17, 2013 at 10:32 pm #

    We’ve never watched it.

  6. nikki krutz February 18, 2013 at 1:05 am #

    i think my son will love the conductor :)

  7. McKim February 18, 2013 at 11:11 am #

    I like the Conductor.

  8. Suzie Williams February 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm #

    Buddy!

  9. Mrs Katie R Bellamy February 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm #

    My son’s favorite is Buddy!

  10. April G February 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm #

    My kids love Shiny!

  11. Nicole D. February 20, 2013 at 5:29 am #

    I like Tiny the best!

  12. Marianne S. February 20, 2013 at 11:15 am #

    I love the conductor!!

  13. JohnZ February 21, 2013 at 10:21 pm #

    Tank

  14. polly February 22, 2013 at 5:35 am #

    my 4 year old grandson loves buddy

  15. beth cole February 22, 2013 at 8:49 pm #

    My daughter loves tiny.

  16. Cheryl Chervitz February 24, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

    My grandson likes the conductor and Buddy.

  17. Janet W. February 25, 2013 at 7:14 pm #

    My grandson’s favorite is Tank Triceratops!

  18. Heather February 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm #

    My son likes Buddy.

  19. Janine February 26, 2013 at 11:01 pm #

    Buddy! :-)

  20. Steph Bkn February 28, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    My Son LOVES this show, his fav character is Tiny & Arnie the argentinasaurus (lol, or how ever its spelt!)

  21. Shelley P February 28, 2013 at 3:08 pm #

    The kids love Buddy and Tiny.

  22. Paula Hafner February 28, 2013 at 4:16 pm #

    I like Tiny the best

  23. Andrea O February 28, 2013 at 8:14 pm #

    The Conductor and Tiny. Also Shiny!! Can’t forget Buddy!!

  24. Amanda Selenke February 28, 2013 at 11:09 pm #

    tiny!

  25. Amanda Selenke February 28, 2013 at 11:10 pm #

    tiny!

  26. JoAnn F. March 1, 2013 at 8:02 am #

    We like Buddy!
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

  27. Paula Tavernie March 1, 2013 at 9:43 am #

    Our fave is Buddy!!!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  28. Candice Hull March 1, 2013 at 4:22 pm #

    I like Don because he is crazy and goofy
    Thanks

  29. Michelle March 2, 2013 at 11:12 am #

    Buddy

  30. susan smoaks March 2, 2013 at 6:07 pm #

    buddy is our favorite

  31. Vikki Billings March 2, 2013 at 7:56 pm #

    our favorite is Tiny

  32. Andrew L. March 2, 2013 at 10:32 pm #

    Our son likes the Conductor

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