Category Archives: Thoughts

Penny Loves Dinosaurs: Brachiosaurus

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You can find more information on the Brachiosaurus at your local library, or on Wikipedia. Stay tuned next week for some exciting announcements. Penny and I have some ideas for dinosaur hunter badges and activities at future shows. 😀

Armored Dinosaurs

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Stegosaurus is my favorite dinosaur, so my daughter Abby drew one for me. While cutting it out, I got to thinking about it’s tail. Reading about Stegosaurus, I learned that they have two rows of two spikes on their tails, but Abby’s looked more like an Anklyosaurus tail to me. Which got me thinking about familys of Dinosaurs and whether… Read more »

Penny Loves Dinosaurs – Merit Badges

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We’re super excited about the New Merit-Badges we made for shows. Right now, they’re a show exclusive, and we’re still working out the details for how you can get them. Penny really wants to give them away instead of sell them, so we might have a some sort of photo scavenger hunt or drawing trade for them.

Penny Loves Dinosaurs: Sharp Tooth

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Welcome to the first day of Penny Loves Dinosaurs in it’s regular new spot, Friday! Life With Girls is will start up again next Thursday, and I’m hoping to expand it to Tuesday as well, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. I still have a couple of dinosaur drawings in my folder for Penny to talk about, but will… Read more »

Kittensaurus by Charlotte

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Charlotte stopped and talked for a long time with us about her dinosaur creation at the Saint Louis Science Center. It was so much fun talking to her as she drew. The story just got more complex as she went, and there were great reasons for everything she added. It sounded like she’s been working on these two for a… Read more »

Triceratops by Wyatt

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One thing that is awesome about working on this project is getting to spend some real personal time with kid’s drawings, and seeing what is important to them. Check out those awesome curlies around the Triceratops’ frill. Would you have thought to put those there? I’m not sure that I would have, but I will now. 🙂

Tyrannosaurus Rex By Wyatt

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Another “guest” strip featuring penny, and a fantastic drawing by 6 year old Wyatt! Thanks for stopping and visiting me at the Science Center, Wyatt! I’ll be there again on Wednesday, July 30 doing more Penny drawings, so hopefully I’ll see some of you there!