/////“RAWR” Means Happy Birthday in Dinosaur

“RAWR” Means Happy Birthday in Dinosaur

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Dinosaurs extinct? Not in this fabulous feature! I am pretty positive that any kiddo that attended THIS party {by Debbie of Wants and Wishes Design} had a RAWR-ing good time.  The color scheme?…Fun & Fresh!   The treats?…perfectly themed to draw you into the land where these dynamic creatures are alive and partying!

This pre-historic party was complete with mini-molten volcano cakes exploding with deliciousness, decorative party hats came to life with dino-spikes and guest “archeologists” (kids) were sent off on a hunt for dinosaur eggs!

Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

Read on for more festive pics of this RAWR-ing fun party!

Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

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PARTY DETAILS, as told by Debbie…

RAWR means Happy Birthday in Dinosaur!

We had a lot of fun & exciting desserts. I made exploding molten lava volcano cakes as individual treats for each of the guests. These were a huge hit and so easy to make! (Step by step directions & recipe are also available on my blog.)  The other desserts we had were cupcakes topped with dinosaur toys that they could play with, dinosaur fossil sugar cookies, a hot lava trifle {which is layered crushed chocolate filling Oreos, gummy worms, a small cluster of chocolate dinosaur eggs, crushed Oreos and cherry balls for the lava balls}, and if history repeats itself, I’m so getting a dinosaur’ favor topper with chocolate dinosaur eggs!

Another big hit were my dinosaur party hats with spikes down the back. We had a wide range of ages and all the kids loved wearing them. Some even took their dinosaur party hats off while we had the dinosaur egg hunt because they didn’t want it to get ruined (it was a really windy day).

For the dinosaur egg hunt we transformed mini watermelons into dinosaur eggs and hid them around the backyard. Here’s the step-by-step tutorial. The small watermelons worked great because they are big and heavy, but not too heavy for the kids to carry around. Some of the guests took the dinosaur hunt very seriously and loved playing with their dinosaur eggs, carrying them all over and placing them in wagons and all kinds of containers! It was a fun little hunt and then we ate the watermelon as part of lunch.

We served dog-o-saurs (hot dogs), chips and watermelon (from their ‘dinosaur eggs’). The party was a huge success and all that attend had a roaring good time!”

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By |2017-04-21T16:46:00+00:00July 21st, 2011|Kids Birthday, Parties for Boys|

About the Author:

REBECCA PROPES, the creator of of Fresh Chick Design Studio, turned her love of details and girly things into a passion for parties. With a degree in interior design, Rebecca made a huge leap to leave the corporate world and explore entrepreneurship upon the arrival of her second baby. Needing an outlet to express her harbored design skills and creativity, she launched her blog and Etsy Shop in May of 2010. Opening up her shop gave her the opportunity to work from home and turn creative efforts towards designing party goods, art prints and much more.

In her free time, she dreams up DIY design projects to be completed throughout her home where she resides in Gilbert, AZ with her husband and two – (soon to be three!) – boys. Rebecca’s fun, outgoing, contagious enthusiasm has helped make her business a success. She recently had her best friend join forces with her to help expand the ”Fresh Chick” brand. Rebecca is beyond thrilled to be joining a team of super talented contributors that grace the party world with such a recognized site as HWTM.

24 Comments

  1. HiLLjO July 21, 2011 at 10:49 am

    Now that is so cutie! I love RAWR stuff; I had to check this out!

  2. Mary I July 21, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    Holy goodnesssssss!!! What an awesome theme, My teen daughter would absolutely love this party. She is all about “Rawr” right now…. love it-love it. awesome job

  3. Cindy Lietz. Polymer Clay Tutor July 21, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    OMG I am lovin’ those molten lava cakes! Makes we wish I had small kids again. Maybe I could just make them anyway. Bet the big kids would still think they were cool!

  4. MonogrammedEverything.com! July 21, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    Oh my goodness!! Sooooo cute!

  5. Flyer Printing July 21, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    Rawrrr! You really created a land for dinosaurs! This is the coolest birthday party I’ve ever seen, a dinosaur theme. For little boys even my little kid, dinosaurs are really their main obsession. Definitely I will also have a dinosaur theme for my son’s birthday, thank you for posting I got many ideas from you!

  6. [email protected] By Tammy July 22, 2011 at 5:26 am

    I love this theme!

  7. Melissa July 22, 2011 at 7:01 am

    Maybe one of my girls will love dinosaurs. The lava cakes are really cool…what’s on top of them?

  8. Wants and Wishes July 22, 2011 at 7:21 am

    Thanks for sharing my Rawr dinosaur printable collection. I have also made the printables with pinks, purples, greens and yellows for a girl dinosaur party!

    Melissa, on top of the dinosaur cakes are red and orange chocolate swirled to make it look like an exploding active volcano.

  9. XO By Olivia July 25, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    SO cute! We are working on a 4th bday now for a girl that will be in Nov. So cute. What did you use for the chocolate dino eggs?

  10. Mae August 2, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    I’m a fan! This is adorable

  11. Marisa Salinas August 15, 2011 at 11:02 pm

    OMG i luv it!!!! So cute

  12. Jamie Lehr August 27, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    Awesome party! I love the RAWR stuff, perfect for a dinosaur theme party!

  13. elizabeth mejia September 13, 2011 at 9:32 am

    i going to have my grandson”s first b-day party

  14. Caroline C. September 19, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    LOVE this party! I’m planning a dino party for my son’s 3rd birthday and I’m really inspired by your ideas. Where did you find the chocolate eggs?

  15. jennifer January 8, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    did you make or buy the tags for the dinosaur egg favors? i really like the idea, if you did buy them, can you tell me where?

    • Wants and Wishes August 17, 2012 at 7:47 am

      I made all the tags and sell them at WantsandWishesDesign.com; the candy eggs are also available for sale there as well.

  16. Tiffany February 16, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    Awesome!! I’ve gained tons of inspiration for my little dino’s party! Where did you find the candy dinosaur eggs?

  17. Amber February 19, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Can you please tell me where you found the candy spotted eggs at? And where did you find the template for the bags of candy?

  18. kristinjackson March 28, 2012 at 7:23 am

    Thanks for the inspiration — I used the dino cupcake idea, earth layers, and banner as apart of the party!

    https://craftymsjackson.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/dinosaur-birthday-party/

  19. Carmen May 17, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    Where do you find the chocolate rocks/eggs?

    • Jennifer Wade July 23, 2012 at 5:57 pm

      I found them on nuts.com. they are chocolate covered berries and nuts.

    • Wants and Wishes August 17, 2012 at 7:45 am

      I have had som any people ask and not be able to find them I have started carring them in my shop at

      Let me know if you have any questions…. these that I sell are chocolate candies

  20. Nicole September 27, 2012 at 2:41 am

    Hi, I was just wondering where the link for the printable were at? I have a soon to be 5 year old and we are definitely doing this!!

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