7 Best Dinosaur Toys for Toddlers

Save time with our narrowed down list of the absolute best dinosaur toys for toddlers.

If there’s one thing we know here at Hoosier Chapter Books, it’s that kids love dinosaurs. Many children start their love of the creatures at an early age. On this page, we’ve put together a list of the ten best dinosaur toys for toddlers. Each of these toys has been thoroughly reviewed and tested by professional parents.

Below, you’ll find a table listing our top ten picks. We’ve also included some information about each toy, including the manufacturer and price. Hopefully, this massive guide on the top toys featuring dinosaurs for toddlers will help you save time and money.

So many great shopping places exist today, but it can be a hassle to slog through all the different products. To help, we’ve narrowed the selection down to ten of the best dinosaur toys for toddlers to save time for parents and others shopping!

These toys are good for most 2 year olds, 3 year olds, 4 year olds, and 5 year olds, but be sure to check with each product description. Once again, we try not to overwhelm you with choices. Rather, we hand select a few that are the very best.

Best Dinosaur Toys for 2 Year Olds

Our best dinosaur toys for two year olds, including boys and girls.

LeapFrog Dino’s Delightful Day Alphabet Book

We’ve covered before how LeapFrog learn to read books are beneficial. This is a standalone dinosaur toy and not related to LeapStart or LeapReader. However, it’s still a great educational dinosaur toy for babies and toddlers. Your child will love the story and the colors.

LeapFrog’s Dinosaur’s Delightful Day Alphabet Book is an entertaining way to learn the alphabet. The Alphabet Book is a story book with letters woven into the story. The letters are spoken aloud to your child, helping them to learn the alphabet.

Children can also learn to count and recognize numbers from one to ten with the number buttons on the book. Kids will like hearing the story and working with the book. Overall, this is one of our top dinosaur toys for toddlers because it’s also a learning toy.

This dinosaur toy is best for children 12 months to 3 years old.

LeapFrog Lettersaurus Alphabet Pull Toy

As we already said, it’s great for kids to learn the alphabet. Now, they can take it with them wherever they go. The lettersaurus is a pull toy that lets kids explore letter names. This toy dinosaur has buttons along its back. Kids can press the buttons to hear letter names and the letter sounds.

They’ll also like the jungle beat and the catchy phrases. The toy also introduces numbers and counting. There are three upbeat songs they can play, too. It’s a really fun educational dinosaur toy that’s easy to take with them wherever they go.

Overall, this is one of the best dinosaur toys for toddlers. It’s a really fun way to learn letters, sounds and counting. Kids will love interacting with the toy and watching its head wobble as it walks. And again, LeapFrog is a name you can trust.

This dinosaur toy is best for babies 12 months to a 3 year old, and it requires 2 AA batteries which are included.

Best Dinosaur Toys for 3 Year Old

Next is our selection of the best dinosaur toys for three year olds.

Naturally KIDS Small Dinosaur Backpack

There’s a reason this small dinosaur backpack from Naturally KIDS is on our list of the best dinosaur toys for newborns. Toddlers love it. It’s the perfect stuffed dinosaur backpack for toddler boys and girls.

Naturally KIDS’ dino stuffed animal backpack is lightweight and perfect for kids. It’s also cute, so your child will love carrying it around. The dino is soft, and made out of polyester corduroy fabric. It’s safe for kids, so you don’t have to worry about anything.

It’s easy to clean, so you can wash it in cold or room temperature water. You can also use a soft brush. Do not bleach, do not tumble dry, do not dry clean, and do not wring out the backpack. Just hang it up to dry.

This dino-toy is best for children 3 years old or older.

Learning Resources Snap-n-Learn Matching Dinos

Learning Resources’ Snap-n-Learn Matching Dinos are a fun way to learn about colors and shapes. Kids can sort and match the dinosaurs. They can also take them apart and mix and match them. Kids can get a lot of value from this toy as they play with it.

This toy is great for kids aged 2 to 5 years old. There are 18 parts, but the pieces snap together easily. The dinosaurs are two-piece, so it’s easy for young kids to handle them. They’ll also like the vibrant colors. Kids can play with these dinosaurs on their own, but they can also play with them with others.

Overall, this is one of the best dinosaur toys for toddlers that doesn’t require batteries. It’s a neat toy for them to play with. They’ll like the bright colors and easy-to-handle pieces. They’ll also like putting them together and taking them apart.

This dinosaur toy is best for children aged 2 to 5 years old and does not require batteries. (Perfect for a 3 year old).

Best Dinosaur Toys for 4 Year Olds

Here’s our best dino-toys for four year old boys and girls.

Melissa & Doug Dinosaur Dawn Jumbo Jigsaw Floor Puzzle

We’ve covered Melissa & Doug toys before. This is a great dinosaur puzzle for kids ages 3 and up. It’s a 2 foot by 3 foot dinosaur puzzle. It’s made of 24 extra-thick pieces with an easy-clean surface. That helps keep the puzzle looking new. It also features a dinosaur scene.

It includes a dinosaur and a volcano. Kids can learn about the different dinosaurs and the prehistoric world as they have fun with the puzzle. The pieces have a jumbo size, so it’s easy for little hands to handle them. There are also a lot of pieces, so kids can spend a lot of time putting the puzzle together.

Overall, this is a fun dinosaur puzzle for toddlers. It’s a great toy for them to work on their hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills. They’ll also like the dinosaur theme. Kids will like putting the puzzle together and taking it apart. And, they’ll enjoy learning about dinosaurs as they play with the puzzle.

This dino toy is best for 3 year old children and older. No batteries required.

Plush Dinosaur House with Dinosaurs

This is a great dinosaur toy for toddlers. It comes with five dinosaurs. The dinosaurs are 6 inches tall and are bean-filled. They’re cuddly. The dinosaurs are all different colors. The best part is that kids can store all the dinosaurs in the house when they’re not playing with them.

The dinosaur house is 12 inches tall. It’s also filled with beans. This is a great feature. Kids can take the dinosaurs out of the house and play with them. Then, they can put them back into the house when they’re done. This is handy for carrying the dinosaurs around. It’s also a good feature for storage.

Overall, this is a great dinosaur toy for toddlers. Kids will like the dinosaurs and the house. They’ll also like that they can take the dinosaurs out of the house and play with them. They’ll also like that they can store the dinosaurs in the house when they’re not playing with them. Parents will love that it’s easily washable!

Best for ages 3+. No batteries neeeded!

How to Catch a Dinosaur Hardcover – Picture Book

Seeing how the word “books” is in our name, we thought we’d better include at least one dinosaur book in our list of the seven best dinosaur toys for toddlers. We’ve chosen this one because it’s by the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling team. It’s also a fun and hilarious “How to Catch” adventure.

The book blends STEAM concepts with creative chaos and hilarious adventures. Kids will love having this book read to them, especially if they like dinosaurs. It’s a very funny book that will have you and your child roaring with laughter.

This is one of the best dinosaur toys for toddlers because of the great art, the laugh-out-loud humor, and the educational aspects. Kids will be entertained, and they’ll also learn how to solve problems. Kids will love finding out how they can catch a dinosaur and prove that dinosaurs are still around.

Best to be read to children aged 2 to 5 years old.

Your Best Dinosaur Toys for Kids and Toddlers?

Think we’ve missed something? Head over to our Facebook group and let us know! We strive to bring you the best information possible, but sometimes we make mistakes. If you think something should be added to this list of the best dinosaur toys for toddlers or you think something shouldn’t be on the list, let us know. Either way, we’d love to hear from you.

Thanks for reading.

Kathy Stone

Kathy Stone

Kathy Stone has been in love with words (and books) since she was a child. Kathy’s favorite books growing up were from the Sweet Valley High series, Nancy Drew, and the Goosebumps series. These books gave her a love of reading and writing, and one day she would love to pass that on to others through her own chapter books.Kathy has been a part of this company for a little more than a year and has loved every minute of it. She is a mother of one and is living in Indianapolis, IN. Kathy loves a good book, loves a good laugh, and loves to see the smile on a child's face when they read a good book. Find out more on the Kathy Stone bio page.