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Dinosaur Easter Basket

Updated on March 12, 2017

A Dinosaur Easter Basket Is A Unique Gift Idea

I am making a dinosaur Easter basket for my grandson and I know he is going to be thrilled with it. I plan to put lots of dinosaur themed candy, toys and gifts in it. I figured that there are many kids out there who, like my grandson, love dinosaurs and thought I would put out a list of what dinosaur toys and candies I put into my basket. You will also find out how to make your own homemade basket and where I got all the supplies to make this Easter gift a dream come true for my sweet, loving boy!

It's almost Easter and that means it's time for you to start thinking about the Easter basket you have to make ... will you make a dinosaur basket too?

Dinosaur Easter Egg Decorating Kit

Dinosaur Easter Egg Decorating Kit 8 Eggosaurus Holders, 5 Coloring Tabs, 1 Sticker Sheet, 1 Egg Dipper
Dinosaur Easter Egg Decorating Kit 8 Eggosaurus Holders, 5 Coloring Tabs, 1 Sticker Sheet, 1 Egg Dipper

This is an Easter Egg Kit made just for dinosaur fans! In it you get 8 Eggosaurus Holders, 5 Coloring Tabs, 1 Sticker Sheet, 1 Egg Dipper.

 
Tyrannosaurus Rex
Tyrannosaurus Rex

Dinosaur Easter Candy

Fun dinosaur candy ideas to fill your themed Easter basket with. I found so many great ideas and wanted to share them with you. I never knew there were so many different candies with a dinosaur theme.

Milk Chocolate Dinosaur Egg
Milk Chocolate Dinosaur Egg

A big dinosaur egg filled with tiny chocolate dinosaurs! Check out what's in this big chocolate egg ... it's a bunch of little dinosaurs, the delicious kind you can eat. How exciting is it going to be for your little dino lover to open this package on Easter morning? This is going to be one of the best Easter candy surprises ever!!

 
Triceratops
Triceratops

Make Some Dinosaur Candy To Fill Your Easter Basket - Dinosaur Candy Molds To Make Your Own Easter Candy

You can find several different candy molds with a prehistoric dinosaur theme. Use these molds to create some unique candy to fill that special homemade Easter basket with.

Silikomart Silicone Chocolate Dinosaur Mold
Silikomart Silicone Chocolate Dinosaur Mold

Silicone candy molds shaped like dinosaur are easy to use. These molds come with the directions you need to make some yummy candies.

 
Here's a LEGO Dinosaur!
Here's a LEGO Dinosaur!

A Dinosaur Easter Basket Holds More Than Candy

I like to make gift baskets that are chock full of goodies and treats. I love to fill the baskets up with candy, but I also add some toys to the mix. Why? Because it's fun to make the biggest, fullest, bestest ever Easter basket for my grandson, that's why! He is always thrilled with the goodies I put in. He can eat some candy and then he can play the rest of the day away with the many dino themed toys I added to his special Easter basket. I think I have more fun finding goodies and filling his basket than he does opening it!

Fun Express Large Assorted Dinosaur Toy Figures - 12 Pieces
Fun Express Large Assorted Dinosaur Toy Figures - 12 Pieces

Candy is dandy but fillers are fun for Easter baskets.

 

Paas Dinosaurs Egg Coloring Kit

Paas brings us another great Easter Egg decorating kit with a dinosaur theme.

Traditional Easter Basket Or A Unique Easter Basket - Which Basket Idea Do You Like Best

There are so many different ideas you can use to create a unique Easter basket with but not everyone likes them. Some folks like to stick with the traditions that have been in their families for a long time and they would prefer the normal basket filled with jelly beans, Peeps and a chocolate rabbit. And there's nothing wrong with either of these ideas...different strokes for different folks! Variety and our differences are what makes the world, and the people in it, so interesting. Think it over and give us your opinion about Easter baskets.

Easter Baskets - Do You Like The Traditional Version Or Would You Prefer A Unique Easter Basket With A Fun Theme?

Brochiosaurus
Brochiosaurus

Even More Great Dinosaur Toys For Your Easter Basket

Teach your child, or grandchild, that learning is fun with these interesting dinosaur molds. Some are for the sand...imagine yourself on a beach making some dinosaur sculptures and wonderful memories with your child. Or get the sets that are meant to be made in your house...any fan of the dino will enjoy making these fun kits.

When I was a child we got a stuffed toy every Easter and I remember how much I loved those toys. I find it's better to fill a basket with a toy than put in too much sugar.

More Fillers For Your Dinosaur Easter Basket - Dinosaur Temporary Tattoos

There are also tons of stickers, temporary tattoos, dinosaur stamp sets, puzzles and coloring sets for your Easter basket. I find that a large variety is the key to making a GREAT basket for my grandson. It is always fun for me to find new and interesting candies, toys, books, stickers and other goodies that go into my special gift to a little boy that I am just crazy about at Easter. I was very pleased to find so many temporary tattoos with a dino theme.

Get a wooden dinosaur for your dino Easter basket
Get a wooden dinosaur for your dino Easter basket

More Fun Dinosaur Ideas

I had to keep digging for more fun dinosaur stuff and I found some very interesting items that would be fun for the entire family. You don't have to use these ideas for an Easter basket either...they are good for any time of the year.

First I found these very cool and informative Dino Factoid cards

Dinosaur Factoid Card Set


These dinosaur have very long necks
These dinosaur have very long necks



Speaking of dinosaur facts, would you like to read some?

  • Dinosaur existed on the earth as far back as 230 million years ago.
  • Cavemen did not live at the same time as the dinosaur
  • The biggest dinosaur was the Seismosaurus was 165 feet long.
  • The tallest dinosaur was the Brachiosaurus and it was about 75 feet long and 39 feet high.
  • The smallest dinosaur was the Compsognathu and this tiny dino was 3 feet long and weighted about 6 or 6.5 pounds.
  • Scientists believe that dinosaurs communicated in grunts and bellows and also communicated visually as well
  • There were three different eras in which dinosaur lived. They are the Triassic, the Jurassic and the Cretaceous.
  • Dinosaur eggs could be 16" or even bigger.


And I found this Imaginext Mega Dinosaur T-Rex Tyrannosaurus. It's a really cool and fun ideas for kids who like dinosaur .

Get a dinosaur egg that will hatch for your dino Easter basket
Get a dinosaur egg that will hatch for your dino Easter basket

What's Your Favorite Dinosaur?

Pick Out Your Favorite Dinosaur From The List Below

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Stegosaurus
Stegosaurus
Pterodactyl
Pterodactyl

Sauropod Dinosaurs

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Who wants to eat a T-Rex?
Who wants to eat a T-Rex? | Source

What's Your Favorite Dinosaur?

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      HalloweenRecipes 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I never made a big deal out of themes for my own children when they were younger, but today we have so many fun ideas to choose from when making an Easter basket that we can really stick with one theme. It's fun to do.

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      HalloweenRecipes 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I really liked that one too, and so did my Grandson!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      That dinosaur egg filled with babies is magical!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      When my oldest son was young, I did put some dinosaur figurines in his basket but I didn't think of going all the way with it like you are....get the camera ready, there will be smiles!

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      HalloweenRecipes 4 years ago

      @TonyGaylord: I am a big dino fan and so is my grandson. Thanks for visiting my lens.

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      TonyGaylord 4 years ago

      Very cool lens my nephew loves dinosaurs

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      savateuse 5 years ago

      Nice lens!