Dinosaurs may have become extinct 65 million years ago, but they live on in the minds of children thanks to a number of great, educational toys. Here are three gift ideas that encourage creativity and will spark an interest in the prehistoric world.

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The two autos in this set each run on a single AA battery (not included). KKONES

Perfect for kids who love dinosaurs, but also like to design and build, this track system includes two battery-operated cars and eight dinosaur figures. The flexible track can be configured in countless ways and features ramps, a bridge, an X crossing and more.

The mat included in this set is made from a soft non-woven fabric. TEMI

Kids can work together to create their own prehistoric world with this set that includes a 31.5”x 27.6” fabric mat with dinosaur theme park motif, stand-up palm trees, and nine unique dinosaur figures. The set comes with a carrying case for easy transport, making it ideal for playdates.

Encourage a love of reading with this sound book that comes with twelve seven-inch dinosaur figures. Kids can learn about their favorite dinos and hear the noises they make as they interact with their own Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Stegosaurus and more.