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Dinosaur Songs for kids - Raah la la

Updated on April 16, 2013

Songs about Dinosaurs - Dino Songs

A collection of dinosaur songs for kids. Songs about dinosaurs that is. Not songs by dinosaurs ;-) We had no idea how many great songs had been made about dinosaurs. We do now, and we'd like to share the best dino songs.

We had a lot of fun creating this! Our two boys, aged 2 and 3.5 are mad about dinosaurs.

The boys have had very different reactions to music. Once he could speak, my older boy (currently 3.5) would often say 'no noise' when music came on that he didn't like (which was a lot initially). My younger son (now 2) on the other hand has been less choosy. But one thing they both have in common is that the first songs that they have sung have been dinosaur related. And now they both love music. And dinosaurs. So what could be better than dinosaur music!

We'll share the first dinosaur songs that the boys sang and look at some favourites that we've added to the list and ask you to vote for your favourite. Hope you enjoy this as much as we do.

Dinosaurs

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I rather like this tune by Biscuithead & the Biscuit Badgers. Very catchy, apologies if you find yourself singing this for the rest of the day! And what a cool video.

Paleo Pirates by the Hipwaders - Added 17 July 2011

The latest dinosaur song we've found is just brilliant and we love this video too. Paleo Pirates by the Hipwaders will have you singing along. Wonderfully silly and imaginative. Kids who love dinosaurs will really enjoy this and Playmobil pirates too, superb!

Paleo Pirates is a track on Hipwaders' Educated Kid album:

Educated Kid

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They Might Be Giants: I am a Paleontologist - From Here Comes Science

We love this song and video by They Might Be Giants. It's definitely a song made for kids, but by They Might Be Giants so everyone can enjoy it.

Here Comes Science [CD+DVD]

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Dinosaur CD Spotlight - Most Amazing Dinosaur Songs

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Most Amazing Dinosaur Songs
Most Amazing Dinosaur Songs

22 tracks of songs and factual narration - excellent value.

 

Dinosaur Songs

I'm a huge Johnny Cash fan and since having children I've discovered his brilliant music for children. We love Johnny Cash's Dinosaur Song. "Playing tag with your Iguanodon", classic.

Listen to our collection of dinosaur songs and then vote for your favourite below. Or click through to Amazon to buy them.

Lone Dinosaur from Land Before Time - My preschooler's first song

My older son's first song was "Long Dinosaur" at about 2.5. Just those two words over and over again at increasing volume. This is his rendition of the Lone Dinosaur song from Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock. Land Before Time often refers to 'long-necks' so I can see where he was coming from. We watched the 'Littlefoot' films a lot when he was very small (and still do now). They are superb, with excellent music and very watchable by adults. Now 3.5, he still sings 'Long Dinosaur' when he's happy, especially on car journeys, and his little brother joins in too. Very entertaining (well for a few minutes!).

Land Before Time

My kids are big fans of Land Before Time. These animated stories are very well done and suitable for little kids. And the music is good too. My boys often sing along to their favorites. They have watched each movie quite a few times ...

Dinosaur King Opening Theme Tune - My toddler's first song

For my younger son, having a big brother has been an influence. His first song is the theme from Dinosaur King, he started singing this at about 22 months. He hadn't really been around that often when his big brother was watching Dinosaur King, but it is very catchy.

"Dinosaur King [it's what you want to] be,

Dinosaur King [it's your] destiny".

The middle bits are mumbled in an I-don't-know-what-this-bit-is-but-that-won't-stop-me way, but the rest is very clear. He knows it's entertaining and will sing into the microphone on the kids keyboard we have for effect.

Dinosaur King

Avoid this show until your kids are about 7 if you can. The kids in it are rather annoying. We didn't realize this before letting the kids see it and of course they loved it. It is educational too though.

Dinosaur Song from Big Green Rabbit

This is just superb, though not necessarily scientifically accurate.

Diego Dinosaur Rescue DVD

This Diego DVD has some good dinosaur songs. The boys love to get up and 'Stomp like a dinosaur'.

Dinosaur Train - Dinosaurs A-Z - Added 19 July 2011

Since I first wrote this page, we've discovered the wonderful Dinosaur Train TV show. It's packed with great songs about dinosaurs.

More Dinosaur Music

Wee Sing Dinosaurs
Wee Sing Dinosaurs

This set includes a book and a CD of dino themed music. Excellent value.

 
T-Rex Named Sue
T-Rex Named Sue

T. Rex Named Sue takes listeners on a journey about the real discovery of T-Rex bones in South Dakota.

 
Once Upon A Dinosaur
Once Upon A Dinosaur

A classic full of facts and silliness in musical form.

 
Dinosaurs Sing Along Activity Book with CD: Songs That Teach Dinosaurs (Sing Along Activity Books)
Dinosaurs Sing Along Activity Book with CD: Songs That Teach Dinosaurs (Sing Along Activity Books)

An activity book of crafts and things to do to learn about prehistory that comes with a CD of songs too.

 

Dinosaur Albums

A selection of the best dinosaur song albums we've found.

Dinosaur - 14 Great Dinosaur Songs

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Sing a Song about Dinosaurs@ Amazon


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Dinosaur Train (Volume 1)

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Justine Clark - Dinosaur Roar

We found this while researching this lens. The boys enjoyed it and asked to see more.

I Believe in Dinosaurs by Jez Kemp

This one isn't for kids, it's about kids. British singer Jez Kemp sings "I believe in dinosaurs, just like all good kids do." and look out for all the dinosaurs starring in his video.

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      Mie 2 years ago

      No Mummy I know I've been saved from watching utter tripe on the TV whlsit half asleep and can go back to sleep for another hour..You do know this is something ALL fathers secretly teach their child when Mummy isn't looking and you can make that 4 dad's who read your blog..

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      Klanto 2 years ago

      Erin,This image is stunning. Love how peercft that light shines between them and the adorable pregnant belly. So wish I had one like this when I was pregnant!!! Love it!

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Great lens! These songs are just what the doctor ordered to get kids involved in the learning!

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      baby-strollers 5 years ago

      My little dude is crazy for dino's, he's going to love this stuff!

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      MintySea 5 years ago

      cool lens

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      catherinelovestv 6 years ago

      my kids will love this, they love harry and the dinosaurs!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Oh what fun, dinosaur songs! You think of everything!

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      RiverCygnet 6 years ago

      I used to listen dinosaur songs when I was a kid so this lens put a huge smile on my face ^__^

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      T Rex is my fave, and thumbs up to you. Will teach my grandchildren the songs

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      I got a remote T Rex for my grandson for Christmas, I hope his parents don't freak and can stand the roars! thumbs up

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      as2391 6 years ago

      Very fun lens, thank you! Didn't know there were so many songs about dinasours

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      PositiveChristi1 6 years ago

      What a great subject for a lens.

      Lots of fun. I must show my daughter this.

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      Deborah Swain 6 years ago from Rome, Italy

      i've had such a lot of fun on this lens! i'm a huge johnny cash fan, but i'd never heard his 'dinosaur song' before!! i LOVE it!

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      MagpieNest 6 years ago

      @Deborah Swain: Hi Debs. Johnny Cash's dinosaur song is rather good isn't it. Glad I was able to share it with you. :-)

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      MagpieNest 6 years ago

      @kerbev: I came across her through her dinosaur song. You've just reminded me that I included her cover of Little Boxes on my lens about that song. https://hubpages.com/entertainment/little-boxes

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      kab 6 years ago from Upstate, NY

      I've always liked Laurie Berkner's dinosaur song.

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      MagpieNest 6 years ago

      @Spook LM: Thanks Spook. Your blessing and comment made me mention this lens to my kids and they insisted on watching the videos and singing dinosaur songs.

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      Spook LM 6 years ago

      How quaint. Blesses by an Angel.

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      greatdomainnow lm 6 years ago

      Very cute, very nicely done...I am a newbie too....would appreciate any thoughts you might have.

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      great lense, this will come in handy when I'm babysitting..Hey I hope you don't mind I featured you on The Newbie Squid Group...

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