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Any dinosaur party will become more complete with some dino-themed food, snacks, and desserts! Transform your party space into a prehistoric world. Hang green and brown streamers or balloons to mimic the jungle. Place inflatable or cardboard dinosaur cutouts around the room. You can also use faux foliage, rocks, and bones to create a dinosaur habitat. Don’t forget to check out some party decorations for a Three-Rex party, but really a dino theme is a fabulous idea for any age!
Labels for your Carno-Snacks
First off, you’re going to want to plan your menu and then make or order some of these editable food labels. If you’re not into DIY, these are super easy to use and edit for your party. You can use the template and create labels for each of your food items.
Create Your Own Labels
You can download some free for personal use fonts here to create fun labels at home if you like to DIY. If you want an even easier option I recommend buying the template from Etsy (as pictured above).
Dino Eggs (Grapes)
Put out red or green grapes and label them dino eggs for snacking!
Dino Eggs (Deviled eggs)
There are many egg-shaped foods you can use to call “dino eggs” and deviled eggs are a great option for appetizers.
T-rex teeth – doritos or tortilla chips
Find a triangle-shaped chip and label them t-rex teeth for a dino-themed snack.
Lava (cheese dip)
Dino toenails (bugles)
Dino bones (pretzels)
Get pretzel sticks and put marshmallows on each end and dip in white chocolate for a bone-shaped treat!
Grab these dinosaur-themed GoGo Squeeze packs to set out at your party.
Pterydactyl wings (chicken wings)
Dino Bites (Pizza puffs or other appetizer snacks)
This dino sandwich cutter is perfect for creating dinosaur sandwiches for your party! You can make PB&J, ham & cheese, or whatever your child likes best to serve at the party. The best part about this sandwich cutter is that it makes 2 sandwiches from each piece of bread!
Set out various types of pizza as a main course labeled Prehistoric Pizza. Kids always love pizza at a birthday party!
Make some wrap sandwiches and cut them into bite-sized pieces and label them Raptor Wraps.
You can find dino-shaped nuggets in most grocery stores!
Fossil Fuel (any type of drink)
Dinosaur punch (create your own punch or use fruit punch)
Create a “volcano punch” by mixing red or orange fruit punch with lemon-lime soda. Add dry ice to create a smoky effect.
Dino Dirt Cups (You can call these Dino Dirt Cups or Prehistoric Dirt)
(DIY or purchase some from Etsy) You can make dino track cookies too
Dino Chow (dinosaur version of puppy chow)
Dino Droppings (Chocolate covered)
Dino eggs (Rice Krispie eggs)
Remember to play some dinosaur-themed music or sound effects in the background to enhance the atmosphere. With these ideas, you’ll be sure to have a roaring good time at your dinosaur-themed party!