Dinosaurs are one of the coolest things ever. They’re big, scary, and awesome. Kids love dinosaurs because they’re so cool. But how do you throw a great dinosaur party?
The Best Dinosaur Party Ideas
It’s easy to set up a dinosaur party! What you need to set up a dinosaur party? Here are some ideas that will keep everyone happy.
Dinosaur Party Supplies at the Ready
“Yay!! I got dinosaurs on my cups, my plates, and my lolly bag”!
Yeah, it is achievable and very much possible. There are lots of inexpensive dinosaur items available, and whatever isn’t can be customised!
- Dino themed cups and plates
- Dino cupcake sets
- ROAR Dino napkins,
- leaf plates
- and hundreds of other supplies for the party.
Below, dinosaur decor at Oscar’s 3rd birthday party!
Dinosaur Cake Ideas
Celebrate with a dinosaur-themed cake! There are lots of interesting and pretty scary dinosaur cakes you can choose. And if you prefer to DIY, it will certainly be fun trying it.
Check out this wild T-Rex cake at Isaac’s Jurassic Park inspired dinosaur party! The cake was by Sabilicious Cakes and the party was by @poptheballoonchildrensparties. You can see more of this one here.
You can find dinosaur themed baking items at stores like Kmart, Spotlight or your local supermarket. Just choose a design that suits your theme. Then, use icing to decorate the cake. If you’d rather not bake a cake, you can buy pre-made ones at the grocery store and create a cake hack!
Some great ideas for a Dinosaur cake are;
- Dinosaur Number cookie cake
- Fondant Dinosaur Cake
- Exploding Lava Dinosaur Volcano Cakes
- Dinosaur Dig Cakes
- Jurassic Park Cakes
PS. Don’t forget to add a dinosaur themed cake topper!
Below, the cutest dinosaur cake from Oscar’s 3rd birthday party!
Below, volcano cake from Cooper’s dinosaur party.
Dinosaur DIY Ideas
Hosting a Dinosaur party means going big (pun intended). However, there are still lots of simple DIY materials and elements you can add to the parties. You can make;
- Dinosaur cake toppers
- Party favour jars
- Dino footprints around the room
- Simple Dino paintings around the room
Here are a whole heap of epic dino DIYs to try, including dinosaur themed party hats, favours and game.
Dinosaur Food Ideas
Wait, not actual dinosaur food! These are yummy, kid-teeth-friendly munches. Some treat ideas to look into include;
- Meringue Bone Cookies
- Fossil Cookies
- Dinosaur eggs (not real eggs, I assure you)
- Truffle Hot Layers with hot lava
Dinosaur Party Game Ideas
Scared of having bored kids around? No, Mr, the dinosaurs are not having any of that. Set up those little beautiful eyes with lots of dinosaur-themed games.
The games are simple to set up as they are fun to play.
Some examples are;
- The Frozen Dinosaurs; Trapping little dinosaur toys in ice, and asking the kids to “rescue”.
- Hot Dinosaur Egg; Just like the classic game of hot potatoes, only this time they use a “dinosaur eggs”.
- Hot Lava Tug of war
- Pin the Tail on the dinosaur; get each child to pin the correct tails from a drawing to the correct dinosaurs,
- Dinosaur ball toss
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Clockwise from top left; Handsome balloon garland, Dinosaur plates and Monstera plates from @lovelyoccasions. Pink dinosaur party by @ belles_decorations_by_design; Dinosaur cookies by
@ cookiequeenkitschn; Dinosaur plate and Dinosaur foil balloon from @favorlaneparty; Dinosaur Party @ poptheballoonchildrensparties featuring cookies by @ flyawaypineapple; Dino-mite dinosaur napkins by @daydream.society