Dinosaur Games, Toys, Books and More

by Melanie Monroe Rosen

Dinosaur Games, Toys, Books and More

Holiday gift ideas for kids who love dinosaurs, including dinosaur games, books, clothes, Dinosaur Train products and more

Remote Control T-Rex Kit
Dinos are extinct, right? This customizable 3D puzzle comes to life after you put it together. It walks, roars, reacts to sounds—all via remote control—and captivates kids for hours. Ages 8 and up.

Remote Control T-Rex Kit, $40, available at

Let’s Look at Dinosaurs
Beautiful to look at and fascinating to read, Let’s Look at Dinosaurs answers lots of kid questions that stump non-paleontologist parents. Ages 4 to 8.

Let’s Look at Dinosaurs, $12.99, available at

Dinosaur Rain Coat
Roar at the rain with this dinosaur raincoat from Kidorable. Comes in sizes 1T through 6/6X. Matching rain boots, umbrella, scarf, mittens, and backpack also available.

Dinosaur Rain Coat, $36, available at

Monopoly: Dinosaur Edition
Head back in time for your next family game night with this dinosaur-themed edition of Monopoly. Learn about popular dinosaurs as you buy, sell and trade the stegosaurus, velociraptor and more. Dinosaur species have replaced the streets and railroads, and tokens like the top hat have been replaced by fossils, including a footprint, dino egg, and triceratops skull. For 2 to 6 players, ages 8 and up.

Monopoly: Dinosaur Edition, $28.99, available at

Raptor Hoodie Shirt
Featuring a terrifyingly toothy creature on the front and back of the shirt, it’s the arms that really stand out—your son can wrap them around himself to create a raptor mouth, perfect for scaring away little sisters! Available in sizes 2T to 14; runs small, so order a size up.

Raptor Hoodie Shirt, $29.95, available at

Dinosaur Crayons
A cute stocking stuffer, you’re sure to get some dino art for the fridge with these dino crayons.

Dinosaur Crayons, $1.95, available at

Sesame Street Dinosaurs DVD
Monsters + dinosaurs = a winning combination, with creatures like an Elmosaurus and a Telly Rex—and a real dinosaur who comes to visit the famed cast, making all of Sesame Street shake with each step!

Sesame Street Dinosasurs DVD, $11.06, available at

BrainBox: Dinosaurs
For dino trivia-obsessed kids, this memory recall game will give them a whole new set of factoids. Players get 10 seconds to study the pictures-and-facts side of the card, then flip to the other side to see how many of the 10 questions they can answer. Includes 55 cards, a sand timer, and an 8-sided die. Ages 8 and up.

BrainBox: Dinosaurs, $11.92, available at

Dinosaur Train InterAction Buddy
Watch out: this dinosaur comes to life! Buddy chomps, roars and stomps when you touch him. He knows more than 40 sounds and phrases, which he shows off when interacting with another Dinosaur Train InterAction figure. Ages 3 and up. 

InterAction Buddy, $15.99, available at

Dinosaur Origami
Especially good for intermediate folders, kids can learn how to make 25 different dinosaurs, from the well-known triceratops and stegosaurus, to less-common ones like protoceratops and elasmosaurus.

Dinosaur Origami, $10.17, available at

Organic Dino Maple Teether
For the tiniest dino lover in your house, we love this organic maple teether—perfect for battling those erupting baby teeth.

Organic Dino Maple Teether, $15, available at

Dinosaur Name Print
Your son will, uh, roar with delight when he sees his name on this personalized and customizable modern 8×10 print.

Dinosaur Name Print, $18, available at

With this 34-piece set, your kiddo can create a T-Rex, duckbill, pteranodon and stegosaurus—or interchange them to create an endless series of dinos not yet discovered! Ages 4 and up.

Dinomorphs, $17.99, available at