VIRTUAL EVENT I Dig Dinos: Mesozoic Monsters

Photo: Andrew Waits
Photo: Andrew Waits

Date & Time

Sunday, March 29
10 AM – 2 PM 

This event is in the past.


Share your creations and experiences with #burkefromhome.

Let's get digging!


Join us from your home!

Join us online Sunday, March 29, 10 AM – 2 PM for a virtual I Dig Dinos event. We can't be together at the museum right now, but we can all do I Dig Dinos activities from home.

Go on a scavenger hunt around the neighborhood, make some Mesozoic creature-inspired crafts, and more.

How do I participate in the I Dig Dinos virtual event?

  1. Download the I Dig Dinos activities below. Everything is free and open to all!

  2. Head out on your scavenger hunt and get crafting. Don't forget to take pictures!

  3. Share your creations and experiences using #burkefromhome on Sunday, March 29, 10 AM – 2 PM and you could be featured on Burke social media! We can't wait to see what you do.

Can't wait until Sunday? You can start any time!

Let's get digging!

What activities are available for the I Dig Dinos virtual event?

Scavenger Hunt

Monstrous Proportions
Go on a scavenger hunt around the neighborhood to compare the size of Mesozoic animals to common details in our built environment.


Therizinosaurus Throwdown
Dinosaurs in the Mesozoic era had many adaptations. Make your own claws by following the instructions below.

Ichthyosaur Paleontology Puzzle
One of our favorite dig pit casts at the Burke is our Ichthyosaur. Piece together your own version of this fossil at home by cutting out fossil pieces and taping them together!

Ichthyosaur Coloring Activity
Don't want to print the coloring sheet? Upload the coloring sheet file below to a free digital coloring platform.

Ichthyosaur coloring page (.jpeg for digital coloring platform)

Additional Resources

Ideas and videos for more Mesozoic fun!