The Ultimate Dinosaur Gift Guide for Kids of All Ages

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If you know how to pronounce Archaeopteryx, chances are you have a dinosaur-obsessed child at home. Even though they’re extinct, these giant creatures continue to fascinate kids (and adults!) of all ages.

Did you know the dinosaur with the longest name is the 23-letter Micropachycephalosaurus? Or that the Argentinosaurus was the largest dinosaur and the largest land animal ever known?

Consider us the paleontologists of gift guides – digging for the very best prehistoric presents that will make every dinosaur enthusiast roar with delight. From building toys to costumes, and books to paleontology kits, here are the best dinosaur toys and gifts.

You can’t tricera-top this ultimate dinosaur gift guide for kids of all ages!


Dinosaur Gifts for Toddlers

Poke-a-Dot! Dinosaurs A to Z

Get ready for some dino-mite fun! Your toddler can poke the irresistible click-to-count buttons to hear satisfying “clicks” and “pops” as they learn about Dinosaurs A to Z.


Dinoblock Board Book

The Dinoblock Board Book features thick pages cut into the shapes of dinosaurs! Little readers will learn about more than 20 different dinos via die-cuts of their unique silhouettes and a characteristic of that dinosaur.

And don’t worry, the author also includes a phonetic spelling of the dinosaur’s name to help with pronunciation. Phew!


SmartMax My First Dinosaurs

With the My First Dinosaurs Magnetic Building Set, your toddler can build five dinosaurs or mix and match for crazy Jurassic creations, all the while learning about magnetism, color matching, animal recognition, and stacking.


Bellzi Dinosaur Collection

The Bellzi Dinosaur Collection is seriously cute. Choose between a Brontosaurus, T-Rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, and Pterodactyl, or collect the entire prehistoric gang.


LEGO DUPLO Jurassic World Dinosaur Breakout

Welcome to Jurassic World! This LEGO Duplo Dinosaur Breakout Set includes a buildable entrance to Jurassic World with open-and-close fencing, a large T. rex, a baby triceratops, and a dinosaur trainer figure with a motorcycle.

Experience Jurassic World from the safety of your home while your toddler has fun with an escaping dinosaur and a heroic rescue mission. 


Prextex Dinosaur Volcano

Where do dinosaurs go to rest after roaming the prehistoric wild in search of ancient adventures? In their zip-up travel volcano, of course! This Prextex Dinosaur Volcano is a cozy home for the plush pack of five dinos.

Easy to use, just zip the dinosaur friends inside the volcano house for storage and the rest is dino history!


Little Tikes Go and Grow Dino Ride On

Unfortunately, your toddler won’t be able to ride a real dinosaur, but this Little Tikes Go and Grow Dino Ride-On is the next best thing. With an adjustable seat, this ride-on trike will be your toddlers’ go-to mode of transportation for a long time. 


Naturally Kids Dinosaur Backpack

The Naturally Kids Dinosaur Backpack has a special spot just for your kiddo’s favorite dino stuffed animal, so now your toddler never has to leave home without a dinosaur friend in tow!

Available in multiple color options and dino friends.


Hanna Andersson Zip Sleeper

Dressing the part is half the fun! These organic cotton zipper sleepers from Hanna Andersson are sure to lull your toddler into a dreamy sleep full of dino adventures. 

Long johns pajamas available too.


Little Tikes T-Rex Cozy Coupe

Beep, Beep, T-Rex Cozy Coupe is coming through! The dinosaur spikes and decals will thrill even the smallest dino enthusiast. Add the floorboard and use the rooftop handle to push the youngest explorers, and remove the floorboard when they’re ready to take the wheel.

Features a working horn, clicking key, and an opening gas cap.


Step2 Dino Dig Sand & Water Table

Do you have a little paleontologist at home? Perfect for digging for dinosaur bones, the Step2 Dino Dig Sand & Water Table has two sides of sensory play (sand & water) and comes with a 7-piece accessory set including a double-sided rake and shovel.


Soft Landing Darling Duo Dino Ride-On

Rock away to adventure with your toddler’s new best friend, the Soft Landing Dino Rocker! This plush and rocker bundle is perfect for the playroom, bedroom, living room, any room, really…and the stuffed animal counterpart means your little one will never leave the house without their favorite friend.


Glow in the Dark Dinosaur Anywhere Chair

Create a special spot that’s just right for reading, snuggling, or watching their favorite show by adding this comfy, Kid-Sized Anywhere Chair to any room. Plus, its glow-in-the-dark dinosaur details add an extra pop of fun!


Learning Resources Jumbo Dinosaurs

Oversized for little fingers, the Learning Resources Jumbo Dinosaurs are colorful and realistic. The set comes with five different dinosaurs and an activity guide, which encourages imagination and creativity.


Dinosaur Gifts for Preschoolers

eeBoo Dinosaurs Matching Game

Brush up on your favorite dinosaurs with this Dinosaur Memory Game featuring 18 pairs of dinosaur tiles to match. The perfect size to take on the go.


Petit Collage Magnetic Dress Up Set

Your little one can create a fun dinosaur-themed scene using their imagination and the 25-piece accessory set in this Dinosaur Discovery Magnetic Dress-Up Set. All the pieces pack in their storage box with magnetic closure.


Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs

The prehistoric world comes alive with this First Book of Dinosaurs. Bursting with fun facts and age-appropriate information, each spread features a different dinosaur, along with simple text in big type that is perfect for little kids.


Haba Dinosaur Sand Glove

Your paleontologist will find several ways to use their new Dinosaur Sand Glove! Take a bite out of the sand (dirt and snow too!), or bury the head and use excavating tools to dig it out.


Mudpuppy Dinosaur Search & Find Puzzle

This Dinosaurs Search & Find Puzzle is double the fun! First, your kiddo can piece together the colorful 64 piece dinosaur puzzle. Then find the 40+ dinosaurs, insects, and plant life around the border inside the puzzle!


Fred Dinner Winner Dino Time

The Fred Dinner Winner Dino Time turns mealtime into a trek through the prehistoric past! It divides your kids’ meal into eight portions, with an extra covered portion for dessert. Can you make it through?


Dinosaur Dig Sensory Bin

This spectacular Dino Dig Sensory Bin comes with play sand, faux plant, rocks, eggs, sand shifter, dinosaurs, dino skeleton, fossils, brush, foam volcano, and tree and magnifying glass. It’s time to excavate dinosaur skeletons with this kid-friendly activity.


Animal Planet Dino Mega Tub Collection

Let your kid bring the animal kingdom to life with the Animal Planet Dino Mega Tub Collection. With realistic dinosaur figurines, this 45-piece playset is a whole lot of fun and a must-have for any dino fan.


Fisher-Price Imaginext Jurassic World Thrashing Indominus Rex

The Imaginext Thrashing Indominus Rex is a fierce predator with a thrashing head and tail. Attach the smaller raptor to the Indominus Rex’s back and move the dinosaur tail to toss the raptor off!


Dinosaur Race Track

Ready, Set, Dino! This dinosaur-themed race track lets your kiddo create a unique track from a whopping 144 track pieces – an excellent activity for every dino fanatic with a need for speed.


Lottie Doll Fossil Hunter

From the creators of the sweetest Lottie Dolls comes a doll celebrating women in archaeology & geology. This Fossil Hunter paleontology doll comes with fossil-finding tools, info cards, a backpack, and even tiny ammonites!


Velociraptor Pillow Pet

Can a Velociraptor be cuddly? Well, this one is! This Pillow Pet Velociraptor is a soft stuffed animal that unfolds into a fuzzy pillow for sleep. Sweet dinosaur dreams, little paleontologist!


Great Pretenders Pterodactyl Hooded Cape

Dress-up just took a step back in time to the Jurrasic period with this Great Pretenders Pterodactyl Hooded Cape. This dino cape features textured velour, realistic eyes, and 3D stuffed detailing, making every kiddo feel like the real deal.

(A Triceratops Hooded Cape and T-Rex Hooded Cape available too)


PBK Mackenzie Glow-in-the-Dark Backpack

Showcase your love of dinosaurs no matter how far you travel with the glow-in-the-dark dinosaur backpack. Available in multiple sizes for kids of all ages, with a matching lunch box and water bottle too!


Dig It Up! Dinosaur Eggs

This Dig It Up! Dinosaur Eggs Kit includes 12 individually wrapped dig projects, each with its own chiseling tool and instructions. Soak each egg in water, then let your little paleontologist slowly chisel the shell to discover each unique skeleton.

MindWare Dig It Up! Dinosaur Skeletons

Little Unicorn Big Kid Hooded Dinosaur Towel

How do you convince a busy dinosaur to get out of the bath? By wrapping them in this oversized, cuddly hooded towel featuring a fun dino print! It’s oversized (the perfect step up from their baby towel) and lined in soft terry cloth.


Dino Doorway Beanbag Toss Game

Dino Bean Bag Toss is from a land before time! It easily hangs in any doorway using thumbtacks and includes three tossers.


Tender Leaf Toys Wooden Dinosaur Playset

Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, Parasaurolophus, Triceratops, Pterodactyl, Stegosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Brachiosaurus. Can you say that 5 times fast? Phew! The Tender Leaf Toys Wooden Dinosaur Playset features a collection of 8 colorful wooden dinosaurs providing prehistoric fun and creative play for your kid.

Includes a wooden display case with slots that perfectly fit each dinosaur.


Power Wheels Jurassic World Jeep Wrangler

Take a roaring adventure through Jurassic Park with the Power Wheels Jurassic World Jeep Wrangler! Featuring Jurassic Park graphics and styling, a pretend radio with dinosaur roars and driving sounds, plus a real working light bar & roomy storage area.


Karla Dubois Jurassic Park Beanbag

Take a seat inside the mouth of this super scary (but mostly super cuddly) dino beanbag. With a mouthful of teeth and fun colors, this beanbag would make a fun addition to any kids’ play space!


Dinosaur Gifts for Little Kids

Paint by Sticker Kids Dinosaurs

For your dino-loving budding artist, this Paint by Sticker Dinosaur Book includes everything needed to create ten sticker paintings. Find the numbered sticker and place it on the corresponding spot and watch your painting come to life!


Guess in 10 Deadly Dinosaurs

Think you know a lot about dinosaurs? Put your knowledge to the test with Guess in 10 Deadly Dinosaurs! Ask up to 10 questions to correctly guess the dinosaur on the Game Card. Was this dino carnivore? Did this dino have spikes on its back? May the best paleontologist win! 


Kiwi Co Paleontologist Starter Kit

Explore prehistoric creatures with the Paleontologist Starter Kit! Read about Mary Anning, the first paleontologist, in the Dinosaur Lady hardcover book. Then discover what it’s like to be a paleontologist by excavating bones to construct a dinosaur skeleton, and making detailed fossil impressions with a set of mini dinos and clay!


Lego Jurassic World Dr. Wu’s Lab

Pretend to create new dinosaur breeds and help Owen Grady stop dinosaur escapes with this LEGO Jurassic World Dr. Wu’s Lab. This 164-piece set features a knock-down ‘glass’ wall, brick-built dinosaur egg incubator, microscope, work desk, laptop, and pop-up panel with an ‘alarm’ message to inspire creative play.


Dino Dana Dino Field Guide

Do you have a Dino Dana fan in your house? If so, they will be ecstatic to have a Dino Field Guide of their own! Part paleontology field guide and part encyclopedia for kids, the book explores some of the fantastic creatures that once flew through the sky, swam in the oceans, and stomped on prehistoric earth.


Hey Clay Dinos

Create six dinosaurs (stegosaurus, tyrannosaurus rex, brachiosaurus, pachycephalosaurus, triceratops, pterodactyl) using the Hey Clay Dino Set.

Download the app, then follow along with interactive 3D step-by-step instructions to mold each dino, one step at a time. The clay dinos will harden after 24 hours, so your kiddo can proudly display their dinos for all to admire!


Kinetic Sand Dino Dig

Dig and discover dinosaur bones with the Kinetic Sand Dino Dig Playset! This fun kinetic sand kit opens up to reveal a themed play space and tray to dig and find ten dinosaur bones! Uncover fossils to assemble a triceratops, stegosaurus, and tyrannosaurus rex.


Dinosaur Weighted Plush Pillow

The best thing since the Mesozoic Era, this weighted dinosaur pillow will make a cute addition to your kid’s room and a soothing friend to have around.


Dino Surprise Bubble Bath Bombs

A 6-pack of Dinosaur Squishy Toy Bubble Bath Bombs will put a big smile on your kiddo’s face. Each Bubble Bath Bomb has a squishy toy dinosaur hidden inside, so you’re sure to win bath time.


Chomping Mechanical Dinosaur Costume

This Chomping Mechanical Dinosaur Kit contains everything you need to engineer a spikey t-rex head with a fierce jaw that snaps shuts with the pull of a string. Learn about hinges, rotary motion, and fossil detective work while constructing your dinosaur costume.


Jurassic World Chomp n Roar Velociraptor Mask

RAWRRRRR! This realistic mask doesn’t just look scary. It sounds scary! This Chomp n Roar Velociraptor Mask features realistic details like skin texture and color, teeth, and eyes that move! And when the mask’s jaw opens to varying degrees, three levels of sound effects make the mask roar into action.


Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures

Travel back in time to lock horns with a triceratops, stalk prey with a T. Rex, and learn to fly with a baby pteranodon, all with this Atlas of Dinosaur Adventures! Each section begins with an infographic map of the region it explores, followed by a detailed two-page spread featuring the dinosaurs who once roamed there.


Plus Plus Dinosaur Playset

Plus-Plus is a unique building toy with just one shape but endless possibilities! Every piece easily connects to the next in any direction. This bundle includes five different 70-piece dinosaur tubes to complete different prehistoric creatures, complete with step-by-step instructions for each build.


Jurassic World Legacy Collection Brachiosaurus

Inspired by the Brachiosaurus from the original Jurassic Park film, this giant dinosaur figure features movie-inspired sculpting and realistic texture. Plus, this figure has multiple neck, leg, tail, and jaw articulation points for various movement and posing possibilities!


Shifu Orboot Dinos AR Globe

Travel back in time and bring dinos alive with Orboot World of Dinosaurs! Scan the globe to learn 400 incredible facts about 50 dinosaurs that pop up in 3D. Plus, play interactive games with fun stories and characters. 


Hands Craft 3D Wooden Dino Puzzles

No tools or glue required! Build six dinosaurs by following the step-by-step instructions in this DIY 3D Wooden Puzzle.


Snurk Dino Duvet Cover Set

Do you dare to fall asleep between the razor-sharp teeth of this prehistoric creature? Of course, you do! The Dino Twin Duvet Set features a twin bedding set printed with an enormous T. Rex!


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