Is there an aspiring paleontologist on your holiday gift list? We know a little bit about that. Here are some gift ideas we’ve come across in our own search for the perfect dino-themed gift:
Dinosaur Train Action Figures Toys from the PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train.
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? A classic book for ages 4-8 with great illustrations that make bedtime into a roaring good game.
Club Earth Dinosaur Origami Set Perfect activity for holiday traveling. Or if you are traveling to your dino fan, it fits easily in a suitcase and will not scare the TSA.
Dinosaur Flip Flops with Dino Footprints Kids can make dino tracks in the sand or mud – how cool is that?
Dino Sounds - T-Rex and Triceratops. Hand carved toys that make dino sounds when you blow into them.
A Dinosaur Lunchbag Snazzy design that’s not just for kids.
4-pack Dinosaur Excavating Kit T HL’s own paleontologist-in-training kit lets you excavate 4 skeletons (Triceratops, Tyrannosaur, Stegosaur and Velociraptor) from chalk matrix and assemble the bones into 4 to 6 inch dinosaurs. Very cool.
Dinosaur wall decals Lots of price ranges and motifs in this category: you can choose cute, realistic, a mural, or a wallpaper border.
The Furious Case of the Fraudulent Fossil A great read for ages 9-12, in which Benson and Anita travel through time to solve a fossil mystery.
Little Mary Anning Fossil Jewelry Making Kit A companion kit to the Furious Case of the Fraudulent Fossil. Kids can cast their own fossil beads using clay or plaster like a real paleontologist, paint them in beautiful colors, and design a necklace or wristband.
Neon Dinosaur planters Dinos may be extinct, but they can keep your plants alive indoors this winter.
Dinosaur Art: The World’s Greatest Paleoart A gorgeous coffee table book for dino lovers of all ages.
And for those with an unlimited budget:
A Dinosaur Bone ring. For a mere S1018.00, you can get a custom-made Dinosaur Bone Ring with Gibeon Meteorite and Mokume Gane inlays. Do you think this is for real? Would you want one?