Are you searching for great dinosaur toys for toddlers? My boys love dinos, so we’ve tried them all. Here are my top picks for the best dinosaur toys to give as gifts (for the holidays or any time of the year!).
I love a good gift guide. Gift guides offer inspiration when I can’t seem to find it on my own. And I always find something amazing that I never would have thought of on my own.
This year, I thought it might give us all a head start on the holiday season if I put together some lists of gift suggestions that kids will love but won’t break the bank.
Let’s start with the ever-popular Dinosaur. Toddlers love everything to do with dinos. Everything! Some of these ideas are toys, some not so much, but all are things your kids will play with and love.
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25 Best Dinosaur Toys for Toddlers
Have a look at some of the best dinosaur toys and otherwise, for toddlers. Every item on this list got the stamp of approval from my boys – so you know they’re good!
This mat and the dinos who live there will draw your kiddos right into the prehistoric world for hours of imaginative fun. Tyrannosaurus Rex, giganotosaurus, Stegosaurus, oh my!
These large non-toxic dinos and mat are perfect for letting the imagination soar.
All kids love to see their rooms, their beds, or any private space labeled with their names. How about a brightly colored dino-themed name plaque for your little one.
Check these out for a nice variety of sizes, designs, and prices.
How do you make bath time even more fun? Add a dino egg! The kids will suddenly beg to take their bath just so they can crack open their dino egg to find out what’s inside.
How about some imaginative play with a cool dinosaur cape for some toddler fun? Boys love dinos and kids love playing dress-up – combine the two for some seriously happy kids.
Maybe add a dinosaur tail for even more effect. Because…really…what dino is complete without a tail? These make great dinosaur toys as gifts!
Let your toddler sleep with those special prehistoric friends. Some fun dino sheets are perfect for any kid who loves dinosaurs. Plus, they add a fun and colorful focal point to the bedroom.
This 360-degree turning projection light with 16 colors might just fascinate your toddler right to sleep.
These removable vinyl fluorescent decals can turn any room into a constant prehistoric adventure.
They’re colorful, fun, and perfect for any kid who doesn’t like sleeping in a really dark room.
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One of the best dinosaurs toys for toddlers, have fun and learn at the same time. These toys will improve hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, logic, and problem-solving skills.
Plus. kids will learn patience and get a taste of engineering at a very early age.
It’s a sign of the times. Let’s add a little fun to staying safe with a cool dinosaur printed fabric mask. A fun companion like this one may be just the ticket to helping your kiddos keep their masks on.
And maybe add some incentive to that hand washing thing. This dino soap kit even includes a toy to put together.
Having fun, being active, staying safe, looking cool – all good things – especially at the same time! My kids have had some “crazy” bike helmets like this one and have had a blast rocking them out on the road.
Cute enough for a kid to feel cool and a mom to love. While the backpack is more than a toy, it’s fun enough to feel like one.
My kids had a backpack like this one (and there’s a matching lunchbox too!), and it was the perfect size from preschool through Kindergarten (or 1st grade for some kids).
Kids love having their own special place, especially if dinosaurs are involved. This play tent gets great ratings, includes a fun “roar” button, and is one of those fun dinosaur toys for toddlers that will come in handy keeping your kiddo entertained during those LONG cold months.
This classic movie is an oldie but a goodie – made in 2001. But the little ones seem to really love it, watching over and over again. Including my own kids! It might be one of the best and most long-lasting dinosaur gifts for toddlers you can find.
Love this one and want more? Check out the Land Before Time movies! My kids loved watching those for years, and with so many to choose from, they won’t get tired of them.
This dinosaur toy for toddlers will pull in kids of all ages. This dino bean bag toss is small enough to use inside to help burn energy and fun enough to make a great family (or individual) activity.
Now your kids can have dinosaurs their way! In a time when it sometimes feels as though art and creative projects get pushed by the wayside, a painting kit like this one makes a unique and cool dinosaur toy that’s also a great way to let their imagination soar!
Put this dino puzzle together over and over again for learning and fun. Solving puzzles are a great way to form crucial problem-solving brain connections. That makes this one of my favorite dinosaur toys for toddlers.
A great dinosaur gift for 4-8-year-olds that emphasizes cooperation and strategy and loads of fun.
Want even more board games for family game night? Here are my top family board game picks!
For your little artist – or artist wanna-be. The best dinosaur toys for toddlers don’t need to actually just be toys. They can include tools like this drawing guide to help your child master a skill! Prepare to be amazed as you start to see some incredible dino art!
Try this lively rhyming book that has really stood the test of time. Dino books make really cool dinosaur gifts. In addition to this book, here are other favorites that we wore out reading all the time!
- Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur?
- How to Catch a Dinosaur
- Have You Seen My Dinosaur?
- Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug
- How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?
- Dinosaurs Love Underpants
This book is beautifully made and fascinating to both toddlers and their older brothers and sisters. If your kids have never seen a pop-up book, they are must-have dinosaur toys for toddlers!
One of the best interactive dinosaur toys to put together that even includes a kiddie battery-powered drill. An engineer in the making? My kids loved these!
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This toddler dinosaur toy is a stem building set that is easy for little ones to come up with their very own creation by combining blocks in multiple ways.
A seriously cool and fun dinosaur toy for toddlers! They’ll spend hours creating, racing, and recreating! Great for little kids and bigger ones too.
From STEM building toys to projectors to a play tent, board games, books, and much more, this list contains some amazing dinosaur toys for toddlers. If you have a child who loves dinos, I hope you found some dinosaur toys as gift ideas here that they’ll love.
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