21 Best Dinosaur Gifts for Kids

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Looking for the perfect gifts for the little dinosaur enthusiasts in your life? Look no further! This ultimate dinosaur gift guide is packed with roaringly awesome ideas that will delight any young dino lover.

As a mom of a dinosaur-obsessed son who is autistic, I’ve spent years searching for the perfect dinosaur gifts for kids that are not only exciting but also practical, safe, and unique. My son’s love for dinosaurs has inspired me to curate a collection of the best dinosaur gifts that I believe will bring joy to other kids and their parents.

From educational toys to sensory-friendly items, this gift guide is a labor of love, filled with roaringly awesome ideas that have been tried and tested by my own little dino enthusiast. Get ready to explore a world of prehistoric wonder as we embark on a journey to find the most ferociously fun gifts for dinosaur-loving kids!

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Why trust Gift Brilliant’s gift recommendations? We won’t overwhelm you with a huge list of gift ideas that people don’t really want. We share gift options that we have personally gifted or received, gifts that others have told us they loved, and a few gift ideas that we would love to have ourselves!

The Best Dinosaur Gift Ideas for Kids

Dinosaur Plate and Utensils Set

The dinosaur-themed Constructive Eating Plate and Utensils Set is an awesome gift for any dino-loving kid! The plate has four dinosaur-themed sections, making meal planning super fun and interactive for the little ones. Plus, the utensils are designed to work together with the plate, adding an extra element of play to mealtime.

If you have picky eaters like I do, this is going to make meal time that much better. But it's not just about eating – it's about sparking imagination and independence while chowing down.

And the best part? It's trusted by medical professionals to help develop fine motor skills, so it's a win-win for both kids and parents. I think it's a fantastic way to make mealtime an adventure for any dino-obsessed kiddo!

(It's also made and packaged in the USA, is dishwasher and microwave safe, and is made with safe and non-toxic materials -- all super important for parents like me!)

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Dinosaur Bath Bombs for Kids with Surprise Inside

Dinosaur bath bombs from Mineral Me California make an awesome gift for kids who adore dinosaurs and enjoy bath time fun. These bath bombs not only add vibrant colors to the bathwater but also contain surprise dinosaur toys inside, adding an element of excitement to the bathing experience. With natural, organic, and vegan ingredients, these bath bombs are gentle on the skin, making them suitable for kids.

My kids go nuts over these bath bombs, and honestly I love them too! The combination of colorful fizz and the surprise dinosaur toy can transform an everyday bath into a delightful and imaginative adventure, making it a fantastic and enjoyable gift for dinosaur-loving kids.

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Dino Crew Play-Doh

This fun dinosaur play-doh set comes with 3, play-doh filled eggs, a pterodactyl and a chomping T-Rex. The T-rex makes chewing, crunching and burping noises as he eats the treats that the kids feed to him. The dinosaurs have molds on their feet for your kids to form tasty dino treats for the dinosaur to eat.

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Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous Mini Dinosaurs

This pack of mini plastic dinosaurs has 10 replicas from the Jurassic World television series Camp Cretaceous. My son watched that series SO MANY TIMES and fell in love with all of the dinosaurs he learned from the show - especially Bumpy the ankylosaurus.

These dinosaurs are small enough that they can be paired with matchbox cars, making it easy for travel play. They are also great for playing with in the bathtub since they dry off easily and don't hold water!

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Dinosaur Taco Holders

Maybe your kid has too many simple toys and you want something they can use for a long time. This pair of dinosaur taco holders is the perfect gift! Fun for any kid from young child to young adult (let's be honest - it's cool for older adults too), this is going to take dinner time to the next level.

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Discovery Kids Hungry T-Rex Feeding Game

This is a great toy for the older kids (6 and up) and is sure to be a good time for a dinosaur-obsessed child. The object of the game is to shoot the 8 foam balls into the mouth of the tyrannosaurus rex. This is great for improving hand-eye coordination. Safe for indoor or outdoor use.

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Step2 Dino Dig Sand & Water Table

Let the fun begin with this awesome sand and water table. This table comes with four cute dinosaurs your child can use to explore the water pool and the volcano side. Remove the volcano to discover the sand pit. Once your little dinosaur lover digs to the bottom, they will find dinosaur footprints!

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Glow-in-the-Dark Dino Bones Water Bottle

Getting the kids their own personalized water bottle is a perfect camping gift. This 12 ounce reusable water bottle is perfect for young kids, with a cool dino design that glows in the dark and and easy to open and lock lid. The inside is stainless steel for easy cleaning and to keep drinks cold.

We have a different version of this water bottle, and it has been perfect for my little guy! Plus it reduces the number of plastic bottles that we have to use, which is super important to nature lovers like us.

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Remote Control Dinosaur

Your child is sure to enjoy this electronic dinosaur robot. He can perform quite a number of actions, including walking, roaring and shaking his head. He also has a setting, where one push of a button will have him perform multiple actions in a row. Great for kids ages 3 to 7 years old.

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Any young paleontologist will love this dig kit from National Geographic. Inside this dig rock, there are three fossils, including dinosaur bones! Watch their amazement as they make their discovery and read about what fossil they have found.

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Dino Egg Dig Kit

My kids love these things and it keeps them busy for a while! This dinosaur egg kit is perfect for any party or as a single gift. It includes 12 dinosaur eggs that contain different dinosaurs. No eggs contain the same dinosaur, making it a great learning experience. The kit comes with fact cards to match with the discovered dinosaurs, making it a great educational toy for little boys and girls.

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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Dinoverse High Top Sneaker

We all know kids go through shoes quicker than we can drive to the store. Get your dinosaur lover a new pair of dinosaur shoes! These Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Dinoverse sneakers are so hot, I want them in adult sizes for myself! (For toddler velcro options, check out all the dino styles on the Converse website.)

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Naturally KIDS Small Dinosaur Backpack

What better way to carry around all your favorite dinosaur action figures than in this dinosaur backpack? My little guy had this and the little dino stuffie was just the cutest thing! This is the perfect gift for younger children (and there are other animal options too!).

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Dinosaur Base Camp Station and Erupting Volcano

Here is an incredible dinosaur gift for kids who love imaginative play and adventure. This playset features an erupting volcano with built-in LED lighting, creating a realistic magma effect that adds an extra layer of excitement to the play experience. It also includes researcher figurines, dinosaur toys, and interactive elements that can spark creativity and storytelling.

With its focus on exploration and prehistoric themes, this set can provide hours of engaging and educational play, making it an excellent choice for young dinosaur enthusiasts. (Best for kids ages 5-12 years.)

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Organic Dinosaur Quilt

Turn their bedroom into Jurassic Park with bedding that features their favorite prehistoric animal! This organic dinosaur quilt has amazing pictures of dinosaurs in different colors, all labeled with their dino names. Don't forget to pick up the sheets and pillowcases to finish off their new bedroom decor!

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Dinosaur Jigsaw Puzzle

This dinosaur puzzle is a great gift idea for younger kids, and is educational too. Only 100 pieces and it comes in the shape of a dinosaur. Five of the pieces are also shaped like dinosaurs. Pretty ROARsome!

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Smithsonian Playing Cards - Dinosaur Themed

If you are looking for educational gifts for a dinosaur lover, this deck of playing cards is perfect. Not only can it be used for any classic card game, but it also has dinosaur pictures on all 52 cards and shares facts about each dinosaur on the card. The entire family can enjoy this great dinosaur gift on the next family game night!

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The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Fossil Dig Kit is an exceptional educational gift idea for kids who are fascinated by dinosaurs and paleontology. This kit provides an immersive hands-on experience, allowing children to excavate and discover real fossils, including dinosaur bones and shark teeth. It comes with a large dig brick containing 15 ancient fossils, a full-color learning guide, archeological digging tools, and a magnifying glass.

By engaging in the process of excavation and exploration, kids can learn about ancient history, geology, and the natural world in an interactive and exciting manner. This kit not only fosters a love for learning but also encourages curiosity, critical thinking, and scientific discovery, making it an enriching and educational gift for young aspiring paleontologists.

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Never Touch the Dinosaurs

This dinosaur board book is silly and fun for small children. It has multiple touch pages that teach your child textures and how to count. My son still loves reading this book, and the textured pages are great for sensory input!

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LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs

The LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs set is an excellent dinosaur gift for kids who love to build and engage in imaginative play. This set allows children to construct three different dinosaur models – a T. rex, a Triceratops, and a Pterodactyl – using the versatile LEGO bricks.

The building process not only enhances fine motor skills and spatial reasoning but also encourages creativity and problem-solving as kids follow the step-by-step instructions to create their prehistoric creatures. Once built, the dinosaurs become interactive toys that can inspire endless storytelling and imaginative adventures.

With its combination of construction and play, this LEGO set provides a dynamic and engaging experience for young dinosaur enthusiasts, making it an ideal gift for kids who enjoy both building and imaginative play.

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T-Rex Dinosaur Plush Stuffed Animal with Tummy Carrier

What's better than getting a stuffed dinosaur as a gift? How about a dino that's full of more dino stuffies! This unique plush toy features a zippered tummy that holds smaller dinosaur hatchlings, adding an element of surprise and interactive play. Not only does it provide the comfort and companionship of a soft stuffed animal, but it also offers an exciting twist with the hidden hatchlings, sparking imaginative storytelling and discovery.

This dual-purpose toy allows children to enjoy the cuddly comfort of a plush T-Rex while engaging in creative play with the included baby dinosaurs. It's a delightful combination of a traditional stuffed animal and a dinosaur-themed playset, making it an ideal gift for kids who love both dinosaurs and stuffies.

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Dinosaurs Little Memory and Matching Game

The eeBoo Dinosaurs Little Memory and Matching Game is such a cool gift for little dino fans! It's not just fun – it's secretly educational too. The game helps kids improve their memory and matching skills while they're having a blast with the dinosaur theme. Plus, it's a sneaky way to teach them about different kinds of dinos and get them excited about natural history. It's like the best of both worlds – fun and learning all rolled into one awesome game!

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Amanda is a mom of four kids, two dogs, some chickens, and a few hundred composting worms. As a former teacher and fitness instructor, and the oldest of a houseful of kids, she has quite a bit of experience educating others – which she now does via writing! Gift giving isn’t her main love language, but she loves shopping for the perfect gifts for others.

You can find her on her main blog at amandaseghetti.com and on all social media @amandaseghetti <3

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