Incredible Dinosaur Party Ideas

Dinosaur tails

I don’t know what it is about dinosaurs but kids just go mad for them, so chances are at some stage you’ll be asked for a dinosaur themed party. The trick to throwing any themed party is in the details, and finding ways to do it affordably and even getting the kids involved. We have curated the most incredible dinosaur party ideas and put them in one handy place to ensure your next dinosaur is both amazing but also stress free!

Get the Dinosaur Party Started

Check out these cute and FREE dinosaur invitation printables from Halegrafx!

Dinosaur birthday invites

Dino Décor

Lead the way to your dinosaur party with some simple dinosaur footprints like these from Learn with Play at Home!

Footprints leading to a dinosaur party

We also love these simple and fun dinosaur balloons found on eYe likes food!

Decorations for a dinosaur party

Dressing Up

Let’s face it, the best thing about a dinosaur party for the little ones is dressing up like a dinosaur! We love these dinosaur tails seen on Catch My Party and the great idea of using them to create an awesome table setting!

Dinosaur tails for a dinosaur party

We also love the idea of these dinosaur hats. These were found on Etsy but we think they would be really easy to recreate using patterned or just brightly coloured card.

Party hats

And check out these awesome DIY dino feet found on babble!

DIY dino feet

Snackasaurus Treats

How cool are these dinosaur footprint fossil cookies? We found this great idea on Kara’s Party Ideas.

Dinosaur footprint biscuits

These great dinosaur bones were made by inspire co. from stick pretzels with marshmallows on the ends, dipped in which chocolate. Yum!

Dinosaur snacks

For full directions on how to make these cool ‘Dinosaur Dirt’ treats, check out Glorious Treats.

Dinosaur party food

Healthy Dinosaur Party Snacks

For a healthy party treat, why not add these awesome ‘Herbivore Cups’ as seen on Learn with Play at Home

Dinosaur party snacks

We also love these simple yet fun ‘Dinosaur Spikes’ seen on Catch My Party.

Watermelon party food

And these ‘Frozen Dino Eggs’, also from Catch My Party. A great way to make fruit fun!

Party food

Dinosaur Fun

Why not set up a ‘Find the Dino Eggs’ party treasure hunt game? You could hide painted eggs, chocolate eggs or even favour-filled plastic eggs (these ones are from Amazon) all round your party venue for the party guests to uncover!

Dino egg party favours

You could set up a game of ‘Dig for Bones’ with hidden dinosaurs in a sandpit that your little explorers have to find. Setting up some simple utensils like these on will make the dig even more exciting!

Tools or digging for dinosaurs



These party favours from Catch My Party are really cool and a great way of upcycling old jars!

Party favours

For more great party ideas for your Brisbane Kids, check out our How to Train Your Dragon Party Ideas for Kids and Totally Awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Party Ideas.

Don’t forget that you can also follow Brisbane Kids on Pinterest! For even more ideas, check out our Dinosaur Party board.

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4 responses to “Incredible Dinosaur Party Ideas”

  1. Debs says:

    Great collection of ideas. Thanks for including some of ours! 🙂

  2. ambergehring says:

    Can you help me get the dinosaur balloon art guides? It seems to be a private blog.

  3. Judi says:

    Oh my goodness absolutely adorable, my grandson would love this. He is 5 and has every dino possible his birthday will be dinosaurs again this year. Wonderful site. Thank you

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