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Dinosaur toys for toddlers, it’s not just a ...

Dinosaur toys for toddlers, it’s not just a boy thing

Dinosaur Edit

Absolutely Mama rounds up the best dinosaur toys for little palaeontologists in-the-making...

Most little ones find dinosaurs absolutely fascinating and they are an accessible form of science for young minds. Playing with dinosaur toys helps little ones learn about these gigantic and magnificent creatures and is the perfect way to start conversations with your toddler about the history of the earth, life and the natural world.

Sparking curiosity and imagination, we’ve rounded up the best dinosaur toys to delight girls and boys alike. From games, to dress up and accessories, small world play, and books, scroll down to see our edit now.

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Olli Ella Holdie Folk Dinosaurs

These prehistoric pals are made by hand from a soft wool blend, making them ideal for little hands. Perfect for inspiring hours imaginative play inspired by the Jurassic world.

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Maileg Gantosaurus Toy

Dinosaurs don’t get much cuter than this cuddly Gantosaurus from sustainable toy brand Maileg. It even comes with a dino ‘egg’ to store it in (or perform a pretend excavation!).


Liewood Dinosaur Fishing Game

If your little one is into games, they’ll love this wooden fishing toy from Liewood. Designed to help aid concentration and dexterity, kids will have fun ‘catching’ their favourite dinos.

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Liewood Dinosaur Puzzle

Puzzles are ideal for toddlers and we love this dinosaur shape sorter from Liewood. Brilliant for honing motor skills, as well as learning shapes and colours.

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Meri Meri Dinosaur Costume

Little ones will have a roar-some time travelling back to the Jurassic era with this dinosaur costume from Meri Meri. Perfect for everything from dinosaur themed parties, to rainy-day play.

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Djeco Dinosaur Game

Little palaeontologists in-the-making will love this fun set of games from Djeco. The whole family can play together, with games including dominoes, bingo and a memory game.

Jellycat Dinosaur Book

Jellycat If I Were a Dinosaur Board Book

Little ones will love learning all about the a-z of dinosaurs with this colourful board book. The textured pages are perfect for little one’s development.

Jellcat Dino Toy

Jelly Cat Dinosaur Soother

Dinosaur-mad little ones will love this super-soft cuddly dinosaur soother from Jelly Cat. The perfect buddy for taking on adventures, big and small.

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Tonies Nat Geo Dinosaur

Dinosaur-mad little ones will love learning all about prehistoric creatures with the National Geographic tonie. Full of factual content, this tonie ‘character’ pairs with the musical storytelling toniebox.

Edx Education Dinosaur Counters

Edx Education Dinosaur Counters

These Dinosaur Counters are brilliant for developing sorting, counting, colour recognition and shape recognition skills. Fun to play with and educational too.

Other places to look..

With every toy type imaginable, Fisher Price is a classic toy store favourite. The brand has several dinosaur activity toys worth checking out. The Early Learning Centre also has some great dinosaur figures. Brilliant for messy play, dinosaur figures are also a great pocket-money toy – offering a more price friendly option.

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