Dino Dan Costume

by TerriRexson

Looking for a Dino Dan Costume for a paleontologist in training? We've got lots of ideas including a paleontologist vest and field tools. Great for Halloween or role-play.

Paleontologist in Training Costume

Perfect for Dino Dan fans

Is your child a paleontologist in training like Dino Dan? A Dino Dan costume is great for everyday role-play or as a Halloween costume. It's the perfect outfit for the birthday boy or girl at a Dino Dan birthday party too. 

I'm Mom to two boys who are dinosaur mad and love to dress up as paleontologists and discover new dinosaurs, or go back in time and study and rescue dinosaurs. Our sandbox regularly turns into a dino dig and the kids have great fun as paleontologists. 

Official Dino Dan Merchandise

Kids Paleontologist Vest

Backyard Safari Cargo Vest
Only $15.79

Dino Dan Vest

Utility Vest

The key part of a Dino Dan costume is a paleontology vest or utility vest. This kids Cargo vest from Backyard Safari is perfect. It has lots of pockets to store fossils and loops to hang geology field tools from. 

The vest fits from age 5-12 (it has an adjustable strap at the back.) It's well enough made that it can be used for regular play and then worn for Halloween. 

For a bigger choice of paleontology vests for kids see the link to the left. 

More paleontologist vests for kids

Choose a palentologist vest or safari vest for kids. Also great for explorers and as a fishing vest. Great for Dino Dan, Diego and Dinosaur Train fans.

Child's Pith Helmet

Childrens Pith Hat
US Toy Company

An Explorer Hat

An explorer hat or child's pith helmet is a great addition to a Dino Dan costume - just like a real paleontologist out on a dino dig in the heat. 

Dinosaur Paleontologist Field Tools

Now we'll need to add some toy paleontology field tools for digging up fossils and cleaning them up. And Dino Dan likes to have his binoculars to hand to spot dinosaurus. 

The Backyard Safari set below matches the Cargo vest above so they're a great option for a matching costume. 

Paleontology Field Tools

Backyard Safari Field Tools
$15.75  $12.95
Backyard Safari Binocs
Only $14.99

Dino Museum T-Rex Tooth

Dino Museum T-Rex Tooth
Wild Creations

A dinosaur fossil replica

Kids will love to have a realistic dinosaur fossil like this museum style T-Rex tooth. Great for dino digs in the sandbox in the Backyard and for putting in a pocket to show everyone at Halloween. 

A Paleontologist in Training T-Shirt

To wear under the utility vest

Dino Dan is a paleontologist in training. So a Paleontologist in Training T-shirt is perfect to wear under a utility vest for a very cool Dino Dan costume. 

These Paleontologist in Training T-Shirts are available from Zazzle in a variety of kids sizes. They can also be customized so you can change the background color to one of your choice - to match the utility vest perhaps. 

Official Dino Dan T-Shirts

Including a yellow shirt with Dino Dan vest print

Shop the New Dino Dan Official Store!








Find out more about the official Dino Dan T-shirts.

A Dinosaur Field Guide

National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Com...
National Geographic Children's Books
$33.41  $2.86

A Dinosaur Field Guide

Just like Dino Dan

The National Geographic Kids Dinopedia makes a great field guide. It's up to date with the latest paleontology research and packed with great pictures and lots of facts. Ideal for identifying any dinosaurs your paleontologist in training might come across. 

Finishing touches

The outfit works well with a pair of cargo pants in cream or khaki, but most kids pants will work just fine. 

If a little brother or sister is available to dress up as a dinosaur then that makes a really cute combo: Dino Dan and dinosaur. See, Dino Dan really does see dinosaurs everywhere!

Dinosaur Shoes for Kids

An excellent finishing touch
Dinosaur shoes for kids are a great option for dino fans. We've got a range of styles including slip-on and lace-up shoes and high top boots.

Dinosaur Costumes

Perfect for a little brother or sister

Dinosaur Costumes
A huge selection of dinosaur costumes including T-Rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus and Pteranodon. Buddy and Tiny from Dinosaur Train too.

Updated: 09/10/2011, TerriRexson
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