Make your own: Frozen dinosaur eggs!

Frozen Dinosaur Eggs

To be fair, you could adapt this to anything your little legged one is in to. It’s a brilliantly simple idea which is super-effective and sure to delight. You get balloons, you get small toys, you add water and you stick them in the freezer. Fast forward and your mini archeologists and paleontologists are going […]

Fox Organic Kids Jurassic Bedding

Dinosaur Bedding

If you have mini palaeontologists in your house you need to hot foot it over to Fox Organic Kids and snap up their dinosaur bedding range depicting a T-Rex, Diplodocus & Triceratops set against a Jurassic landscape. This beautiful bedding has been made in Portugal from Global Organic Textile Standard Certified cotton *(Oeko-Tex 100 rated) and for your […]

Sian Zeng magentic dinosaurs wallpaper

Sian Zeng Dino Magnetic wallpaper

Dino lovers will enjoy creating their own story on the Sian Zeng magnetic dinosaurs wallpaper by moving a cast of Dino and Flycopter magnets around, write on the speech bubbles and place them anywhere they liked. Super cool, right? The magnetic version is £248–£256 but if you’re loving the print but not to worried about […]

Best Years mini knitted dino rattles

DinoRattle

We’ve always had a soft spot for Best Years‘ fantastic (not-at-all scary) knitted dinosaur toys and now the smallest members of the family can enjoy their own in the form of a mini rattle version. Choose from T-Rex (green, red or blue), Stegosaurus or Triceratops. All made from soft, ethically sourced cotton, of course, so […]

Pukaca printables

Pukaca

This foul weather is showing no sign of subsiding so crafting is king in the Mole-Davies household at the moment. For those days when you just can’t face mopping up dirty paintbrush water or trying to scrub glitter off your face, printables are a godsend. Over at Pukaca you can download and print theatres, masks, […]

Hot on the High Street: Tesco’s Dinosaur Party

Tescos Dinosaur Party Range

I’m a little impressed at the Tesco’s partyware at the moment ,especially their dinosaur range. Top items are the dinosaur shaped party hats with googly eyes (8 pack for £6.99), the Dinosaur Piñatas, (£12.95 each) and the giant stegosaurus centrepiece with sound (£18.99). They also have all sorts of party bag fillers, and Natural History Museum wrap, so if you […]

LittleLife animal wheelie suitcase

LittleLifeWheelie

If you’re heading off on holiday soon and anything like me, you’re probably dreading the inevitable flurry of last-minute packing,  un-packing and re-packing that is the lifeblood of family break preparation. LittleLife’s wheelie duffle, £39.99, has somewhat revolutionised packing in our household as Alfie loves his so much he’s happy to pack for himself. Yes, […]

Ark and Animals Wooden Dinosaur story box

DinoSet

Love, love, love this Waldorf story box idea from US Etsian Arks and Animals. There’s a giant wooden brontosaurus and if you open his back you’ll find eleven smaller dinosaurs and three trees ready for you to create your own primordial swamp scene. £46.27, plus £8.59 shipping to the UK. There are also cat, dog, […]

New goodies at Me & I

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I’m a fan of Swedish company Me & I. Their bright and colourful clothes are quirky, fun and hard-wearing. My favourite piece is the rather unfortunately named ‘knickers’ aka cropped trousers/long shorts in terry towelling, from £17. Alfie had an orange pair last summer that he lived in and will be rocking bright blue this […]

Hot on the high street: H&M dinosaur cushion

H&M dino cushion

Inspired by last week’s Deinonychus print and our trip to the Natural History Museum on Friday, I thought I’d post this charming prehistoric chap I spotted online. Love the monochrome (although it does also come ina  rather fetching red colourway) – it could sit happily with any scheme or as part of a dinosaur-themed room. […]

Designosaur stegosaurus ROARball Christmas decoration

Designosaur

Looking for an alternative to reindeer and snowmen on the tree this year? How about a stegosaurus? This ROARball is designed by Brighton-based Designosaur and, quite frankly, rocks. It’s made from black lasercut acrylic inside a plastic bauble and I can imagine it hanging in a little one’s room well after the fairy lights have […]