Five simple dinosaur messy play activities to try at home

Your little Dino fans will get to stomp with the oldest party animals on the planet at our Dinosaur Detectives messy play soon and discover a messy land before time!  You’ll find a herd of messy activities including jellysaurus, spaghettiraptor and fossil hunting.

Or become a detective and hunt for dinosaurs amongst the swamps, deserts and volcanoes. All you need to do is come along and mess around and leave the cleaning up to us. Remember to show us your messy claws!

But if you want to get inspired and try some messy play at home then here are five simple Dinosaur themed messy activities for your budding palaeontologist.

Frozen Dino Eggs

Check out these ice-cold cool dinosaurs frozen dinosaurs. Learn how to make frozen dino eggs over at our blog. So simple to make and your kids will just LOVE watching them melt and exploring their hatching.

Baked Bean Volcano

Beans, beans they are good for your heart! How about creating an erupting baked bean volcano at home? We simple covered a colander (or you could use a bowl/sieve) with tin foil, popped it upside down and pour over your beans. Its so simple, but effective and your little ones can have fun squelching the dinosaurs in their beany swamp!

Salt Dough Bones

Salt dough is such a fun, messy ingredient to make at home and you can shape it into pretty much anything that takes your fancy. I know Salt dough is very popular at Christmas to make decorations, or you can even squish you little one’s handprints to create a momento of their little hands but how about making it into dinosaur bones? Discover the simple salt dough recipe to make at home at our latest blog.

Gellibaff Swamp

Our friends at Zimpli Kids create a fantastic, gooey product called ‘Gellibaff’. You simply add the powder and mix in water to make the perfect swamp for your dinosaur. You can pick up Gellibaff from lots of retailers, including Amazon.

Digging for Bones Cloud Dough

If you have a budding palaeontologist in your household then our ‘digging for bones’ cloud dough is the perfect activity. Simply hide some of your dinosaur bones to your sandy cloud dough and use spades and scoops, or even paint brushes to discover your archaeological finds.

Discover how to make cloud dough here.

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