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Old 12-02-2014, 10:50 AM   #1
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Need ideas for 12 year old who loves dinosaurs

My 12 year old nephew told me he wanted dinosaurs and fossil gifts for Christmas. I am clueless as everything I see is geared towards younger kids. Any help?
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Old 12-02-2014, 10:56 AM   #2
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My son is 11, he loves the chiseling out the bone type gifts. I just bought in another one from target yesterday.

It's like a block of plaster of Paris and they use the little hammer like device.

We have had them withe stones and other things as well.
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Old 12-03-2014, 03:19 PM   #3
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They also sell real fossils. You can't do anything with them other than set them on a shelf, but it might be interesting to have. Search for things like Mazon Creek Fossils.

Might want to see if yo have a zoo or children's museum in town. They usually have neat dinosaur/fossil type gifts that are a bit more science-y than you find at typical toy stores.
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Old 12-03-2014, 07:24 PM   #4
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Those chisely dig out the bone type toys say that they are for ages 6 and up, but this Mama (who has 30 years on the intended age) had trouble with it!! I think it'd be fine for a tween boy.
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My 12 year old nephew told me he wanted dinosaurs and fossil gifts for Christmas. I am clueless as everything I see is geared towards younger kids. Any help?
If you look on Amazon, they have a cool kit where you can cast, paint, and assemble a dinosaur skeleton. It's called Skullduggery Eyewitness Kit Dinoworks Triceratops. (They also have other dinosaurs)
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Old 12-04-2014, 08:44 PM   #6
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Both of my kids love dinosaurs. Their favorite is their Schleich dinos. Also, the 'Dino Hunt Dice' game is really fun. It is like Zombie dice, but with dinosaurs.
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