Looking for the perfect gift idea for a dinosaur-obsessed kid? You’ve come to the right place. We researched over 300 ideas and narrowed them down to 11 top favorites below.
For ages 2-5
Dinosaur Costume – This adorable costume will delight your dino-obsessed youngster. Inspire his or her imagination and sense of play. Doubles as a halloween costume. Comes in two sizes and is ideal for children under 60 lbs.
For ages 7 and up
Dinotopia, A Land Apart from Time – A book so visually stunning it may stick with you for life, Dinotopia is a classic that imagines an alternative world where humans co-exist with dinosaurs. The paintings, vivid and engrossing, accompany a story line in which a Victorian scientist and his son are ship-wrecked on an island where the dinosaurs exist. A must buy for dinosaur lovers.
For 6-13 year olds
Jurassic World Dilophosaurus Ambush – Fans of the Jurassic Park series will go nuts over this superbly constructed LEGO set, featuring a dilophosaurus chasing an escape vehicle. Your kids will love simulating the chase scene. To keep him from jumping on the jeep, activate the explosion feature!
2-10 year olds
Stuffed T-Rex – This brightly colored, two foot tall stuff T-Rex is sure to elicit squeals of delight from your dino-obsessed youngster. They might even think it’s cooler than the latest dinosaur iPhone app. It gets top reviews from buyers for its quality construction.
7-15 year olds
Dinosaur Color In Pillow – A unique gift idea for any dinosaur lover who likes to color, this machine-washable pillow case comes with a set of non-toxic markers that wash out for tons of coloring fun. Picturing a detailed dino-infested landscape, your kids will be busy for hours.
2-11 year olds
Dinosaur Bathroom Accessories – Does your kid fuss about teeth brushing and bath time? Make it super fun with these great dinosaur-themed soap dispenser/holder, tooth brush holder and cup. Who knew bathroom time could be so awesome?
1-14 year olds
Dinosaur Pajamas – These soft, quality cotton pajamas are a great value (under $20 at the time of publication) and available in a variety of sizes. Buyers report their kids and grand kids are crazy about them!
6-15 year olds
Nat Geo Dinosaur Dig Kit – Become a paleontologist with this fun dinosaur fossil discovery kit. You’ll discover dino bone, mosasaur tooth, and yes even dino poop. Comes with a little magnifying glass and digging tool.
1-8 year olds
Cool Dino Shirt – Add some personality to his wardrobe with this fun dinosaur shirt sporting three bow ties.
2-10 year olds
40+ Piece Set Dinosaur Set – From t-rexes to triceratops, your dinosaur-obsessed kid will go crazy over this suburb and comprehensive set. Featuring not only dinosaurs but trees, rocks and mountains, create a complete landscape for hours of imaginative play. Comes with a storage tub for easy pick up.
3-8 year olds
Olive Kids Dinosaur Backpack – This tastefully designed dinosaur backpack wins rave reviews for its perfect fit and water-resistant material. Great for a pre-schooler or kindergartner who loves dinosaurs but doesn’t want anything too big and scary looking. Can easily hold a lunchbox.
9/13+ year olds
Jurassic Park Collection – The definitive set of all four Jurassic Park movies, complete with an extensive list special features with behind the scenes details that parents will enjoy just as much as their kids. The box set also comes with some cool posters.