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Outdoor Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

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Throw a great dinosaur birthday party at home!

Dinosaur birthday parties have been popular since the Triassic Period, which was a few million years even before the famous Jurassic Period–that’s a long run of popularity! Today’s dinosaur birthday bash, from Katy of the blog Wild and Wanderful, proves why dinosaurs are such an enduring, endearing theme. My favorite parts of this birthday include the “Roar Means Happy Birthday in Dinosaur” party supplies, especially the party hats and cupcake toppers, that giant inflatable dinosaur as well as the DIY dinoculars – binoculars crafted for hunting dinosaurs from paper rolls and ribbon.

DIY Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

Enjoy an outdoor dinosaur birthday party!

Dinosaur Birthday Party Supplies

This outdoor birthday setting looks peaceful, but watch out for that red dinosaur! An inflatable, almost-life-sized, dino grabs your attention and marks the dinosaur territory theme right away.

Dinosaur Birthday Party Supplies

Dinosaur skin party hats (think scaly!) that come in colors that dinosaurs never did, ramp up the festivities as they declare “Rawr Means Happy Birthday in Dinosaur”! Fancied up craft paper spools become Dinoculars for adventuresome guests.

DIY Dinoculars

Dinosaur Party Food Ideas

A water table play station provides cool fun between trips to the refreshment tent where guests will discover cookie-cutter PBJ dino sandwiches and veggie trays and dips for “Herbivores: those who eat plants”.

Dinosaur Birthday Party Food Ideas

After roaming the wilds, guests can scope out the cake and cupcake station, which is cleverly marked for “Dessertivores: those who eat sweets” !

Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

Brown paper poms and a wooden cake stand further the dinosaur age party theme. Dinosaur decorated cupcakes alternate with miniature party banners declaring the birthday boy is “3” and both are colored-coordinated with the leaf-green cake topped with another friendly-looking dinosaur.  

Dinosaur Birthday Party Cake and Cupcakes

Dinosaur Birthday Party Decorations

You want a delightful outdoor party, with lots of fresh air, room to roam and tons of charm? You’ve got it with this darling boy’s dinosaur birthday party that delights a range of ages!  

Custom Shirt Ideas for Dinosaur Birthday Party

Even more great dinosaur birthday party ideas

12 great dinosaur party supplies:

1. I think this Silikomart Silicone Dinosaur Mold would be fantastic to make these dinosaur crayons.
2. Check out these Assorted Medium Sized Plastic Toy Dinosaurs which would be perfect for painting as table decorations!
3. These Assorted Dinosaur Fossil Skeletons would be great to bury and then send kids on a mission to dig them up!
4. Get the kids active outside with these Dinosaur Gliders ! They would be a fun little project to assemble and then play with.
5. Jumbo Inflatable Dinosaurs would make fantastic favors to stick in each child’s party bag.
6. Everyone loves a good Dinosaur Tattoos! The kids could even apply them at the party.
7. These Plastic Dinosaur Mugs are a fun and practical gift that guests will be able to enjoy long after the party is over.
8. Keep the kids busy before or after the party with some fun Assorted Dinosaur Stampers.
9. These Dinosaur Bubble Bottles are super cute!
10. Dinosaurs Eggs with Mini toy Dinosaur figures would be fun to hide or give as a favor.
11. I love the idea of including this cute How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Birthday? board book in your party bag.
12. These Dinosaur Spiral Note Pads are fun and the dinosaurs have great little faces!

What are your favorite dinosaur birthday party ideas?

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.