Dinosaur Train embraces and celebrates the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while sparking an interest in life science, natural history and paleontology. Dinosaur Train: Dinosaur Big City episodes include: Dinosaur Big City - Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4; and Troodon Train Day; King Cryolophosaurus; The Theropod Club; and Laura the Giganotosaurus.
Dinosaur Big City - Join Buddy, the Pteranodon family, and all their Theropod friends in a four-part adventure as they travel on the Dinosaur Train to Laramidia, the "Dinosaur Big City" for the Theropod Convention.
At the convention, the kids reunite with Annie Tyrannosaurus and her parents Dolores and Boris; they all meet the multi-horned mayor, Mayor Kosmoceratops; and then Buddy and Tiny help King Cryolophosaurus overcome his fear of performing in front of his biggest audience ever!
DINOSAUR BIG CITY also includes Troodon Train Day, King Cryolophosaurus, The Theropod Club, and Laura the Gigantosaurus.
Learning Elements Harnessing children's enthusiasm for and curiosity about dinosaurs, Dinosaur Train sparks 3-6 year old children's interest in life science and natural history. The show encourages children to compare the characteristics of ancient animals with those that are alive today. As they explore a variety of interesting animals past and present, children develop the inquiry skills and core knowledge needed to help them think, talk, and act like scientists.
Producer: The Jim Henson Company, Inc.
Production Year: 2011
Copyright Year: 2011
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 100 minutes
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen