Dinosaur toys are great for kids as they help them to explore the history of planet Earth and the creatures that came before us. From young children looking for bright, colourful dinosaurs to budding palaeontologists in need of more educational entertainment, there’s something for everyone. So here are the 10 best dinosaur toys for 2023. And if you’re looking for an extra special gift, don’t miss the Dinosaur World Live stage show. Check out ‘family theatre near me’ and book your tickets today.
With this educational and fun kit, children can use tools such as a chisel and brush to unearth 15 different real fossils. A magnifying glass is included for inspecting and identifying, and kids can read up more about each fossil in the kit’s 16-page guide.
Don’t miss the LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaur Kit. Complete with 174 pieces of LEGO, little ones can create all kinds of dino figures including a Pterodactyl, Triceratops and T-Rex. Developing STEM skills doesn’t get more fun.
Younger children are sure to love the brightly coloured Dinokins created by 3 Bees and Me. Meet Blue the Brontosaurus, Thorn the Triceratops, Speedy the Stegosaurus and Rocket the T-Rex, a set of four dinosaurs on wheels.
This 12-pack of PREXTEX Mini Dinosaurs encourages imaginative play and allows kids to create their own fun, prehistoric stories. Discover an array of dino species including a T-Rex (Tyrannosaurus), Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Diplodocus, Apatosaurus, Triceratops, Ankylosaurus, Monoclonius, Allosaurus, Baryonyx, Corythosaurus and Pachycephalosaurus.
Suitable for children aged 18-months and above, the Sesame Street Dino Stomp Elmo will sing Happy and You Know It, tell a joke, play a funny song or dance like a dinosaur. Kids can sing along and spend hours interacting with Elmo in a dinosaur costume.
Top points for the name. VTech’s Mix and Match-a-Saurus responds to a combination of tiles placed on his back. Each tile represents a character, type of music or feeling and this expressive dinosaur will act accordingly.
If you want your kids to burn off some energy, the Hop ‘n’ Go ride-on inflatable dinosaur toy from Hearthsong is ideal. Bounce your way through prehistoric landscapes and completely reinvent playtime.
Hey Clay Dinos encourages creativity. The set comes with 18 small pieces of modelling clay that can be used to build six different dinosaurs: Stegosaurus, T-Rex, Brachiosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, Triceratops and Pterodactyl. Learn how to make dinosaur shapes, facial features and textures via a handy app.
Pack your bags and enjoy a Jurassic adventure with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck - all dressed for a dinosaur safari. This toy includes a 16-inch interactive dinosaur that makes sounds when you move its tail. It even has hidden wheels under its feet.
If your kids have seen the Jurassic World movie, they’ll know all about the formidable Indoraptor dinosaur. This beast has a chomping mouth, thrashing tail and glowing, red eyes. He also screeches, so might be best for the older kids.
Dino fans will love these toys. But why not also head to see Dinosaur World Live? If you’re looking for a ‘family show near me’ that’ll make your kids happy, this production is full of roarsome entertainment. Family theatre shows are a great way to spend time together, so book your tickets today and join in the action.