Kids particularly boys tend to get very interested on dinosaurs. The Jurassic Park theme and the idea that these giant lizards once roamed the earth before us contributed in triggering such interest. Dinosaur toys can come in many forms and sizes. Some dinosaur toys target the larger kids and some are for the smaller ones.
Some dinosaur toys are designed to keep the children busy. These are the puzzle type dinosaur toys. Most of the time, these toys are well designed and are made in full detail. Dinosaur toys that are supposed to be puzzles may come in a few variations. Some are complete three dimensional models that need very little assembly.
The fact that they can be taken apart is the main point of interest for the children here. Other puzzle type toys are made to resemble the skeletal structures of the dinosaur fossils. They are oftentimes made of wood and would come with very detailed yet complicated instructions on how to assemble the wooden pieces. Of course, the latter is for the older kids who enjoy putting together intricate puzzles.
Other dinosaur toys are for the smaller children who want to hug or get their own pet dinosaur. Products like dinosaur plushies are really great for toddlers. Not only would they get an idea of what dinosaurs were, but they’d also get to lug around and even hug their very own dinosaur stuffed toy. The designs and sizes vary differently. Some are brightly colored to be more attractive to small children, and some are colored in the likeness of the real lizards of today. They look very real but mostly on the cuter side. As for the sizes, they can be as large as 2 feet tall and 3 feet in length. Kids just love the large and adorable dinosaur toys because of its irresistible charm.
There are soft dinosaur toys that come in the form of puppets. Others are only half puppets made of soft materials like cloth and appeals largely to the younger children. Others look very realistic and lifelike and sometimes even include electronic sounds.
As for the book loving children, there are books that feature dinosaurs as the main characters. Some of those books even include an audio CD so they can listen to the story while reading the book. Not only are they informative, but they also keep your child occupied and entertained.
Some rubber dinosaur toys are even bath safe. What would be more fun than taking your favorite dinosaurs in the bath? Moms find them useful as bath time motivators.
Dinosaur toys have some a long way, they are presented to kids in different forms, color and characters. Even a young girl cannot resist a purple and green T-Rex that she knows so well as Barney.