How to Throw a Dinosaur Birthday (with Pictures)

Get ready for a roaring good time with these dinosaur birthday party ideas!

From party decorations to games and prehistoric food, take a look at these dino-mite ways to celebrate your little dinosaur’s next birthday in style.

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A must-have for any little T-Rex is the costume. Let the birthday girl or boy dress the part in this easy DIY dinosaur costume. They’re so simple to throw together that you’ll have time to make extras for party guests to stomp around in, too!

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This mighty dinosaur serving tray will be the star of the food table. Use it to hold cookies or other small snacks that the little party-goers will want to devour.

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Create a prehistoric atmosphere with a fun dino-print on the wall that can double as a photo booth backdrop to capture some fun memories from the party. Just add some colorful balloons or streamers to tie in with the rest of the theme.

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You don’t have to break the bank with an expensive or elaborate dinosaur cake. Top a homemade or store-bought cake with a cute dinosaur toy for a budget-friendly option that everyone will love.

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Calling all carnivores! Feed the hungry little meat-eating dinos these fun dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets and cheeseburger sliders, also known as “Brontosaurus Burgers.”

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Don’t forget about the herbivores—make some fun fruit and veggie trays for the plant-eating guests. Try your hand at carving a T-Rex watermelon!

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Liven up your dinosaur birthday party food table with these adorable dinosaur footprint cookies.

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These colorful dinosaur eggs rice krispie treats make a fun snack that the kids will love sinking their teeth into!

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Make the party-goers feel like they’re in a dinosaur museum by creating T-Rex skeletons out of empty milk jugs. Just trace the face using a pencil and let the adults carefully cut out the shape. Paint the T-Rex white to look like a skeleton or in any color to match your theme. These look great strung up as a fun banner to give the party some prehistoric style!

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Don’t let the fun die out by keeping the kids entertained with this hands-on dinosaur dig game.

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Take the party back to the Age of the Dinosaurs by playing an exciting game of “Triceratoss.”

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Have the kids go on a dinosaur egg hunt for an active game that will get them stomping around. This game will be especially fun to watch if all the kids are dressed up in their dinosaur costumes! Just hide little dinosaur toys in plastic eggs and scatter them throughout the party and send the kids on the hunt.

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Let the kids use their imaginations and have them create their very own dinosaurs out of toilet paper rolls!

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When the little dinosaurs are partied-out, give them a small gift to remember the fun time they had at the dinosaur party. Set up an “Adopt a Dinosaur” station on a table so guests can grab a mini dino party favor as they say their goodbyes.

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