Dino Bite game review and giveaway

Like most boys (and a lot of girls too) a nearly 4 year old Monkey is fascinated with Dinosaurs.  The Triceratops is currently his favourite, and we often having roaring competitions – me versus Monkey, versus his toy dinosaurs.  So when Drumond Park asked us if we’d like to try their Dino Bite game I thought it would be a sure-fire hit.

Dino Bite is a game for 2-4 players aged 4 years and over.  Now obviously Monkey is at the very bottom end of the age range for this game (he’ll be 4 in December), but I felt confident he would understand how to play the game quickly and that we would definately have lots of fun playing it.

You need to assemble the game (easy to do) and you will need 2 x AA batteries (these are not included)

Once you’ve assembled the game (a matter of seconds) put your batteries in and pushed your Dinosaur back, you place the Dino eggs in the nest under the leaf.  There are 20 eggs in total, in blue, red, green and yellow.

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You are now ready to see just how brave you are! Can you rescue the Baby Dino eggs before the T-Rex Dinosaur realises, roars and bites! As you play Dino Bites, you listen to the sounds of the jungle, a really clever little extra, and the tension builds.

Each player takes it in turn to roll the dice …..

Dino Bites Game…  and then attempts to remove the correct coloured baby dino egg from the nest, under the nose (or should I say jaws!) of the T-Rex.  If you land on this multicoloured side, you can choose which coloured egg you would like to rescue.  There is also a side where you need to miss a turn.

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Monkey did struggle a bit with the Dino tweezers and ended up using his fingers.  But, this game is great for improving manual dexterity – I’ll be interested to see how Monkey’s skills improve in the months ahead.  The Dino Bite game also teaches colour recognition, turn taking and counting skills as we kept a note of the eggs we’d saved.

Each player takes their turn to rescue an egg, if the Dino stays still, the player keeps their egg and passes the tweezers to the next player (clockwise direction).  Watch out!  If the T-Rex roars and bites, then you are out of the game!  Play continues until there is only one player left who didn’t get caught by the fierce Dino.

I was slightly concerned about how Monkey would react to the noise of the Dino roar and him moving and biting – but Monkey LOVED it!  It led to a lot of dino roaring for the rest of the afternoon and calls of ‘more Mummy, I want to play again’.  It’s a hit!

Dino Bite GameIt wasn’t too long before the T-Rex spotted us snatching his eggs! Roar!

Dino Bite GamePriced at £19.99, we’d thoroughly recommend this game, we’ve had lots of fun already. Knowing that Monkey is at the bottom of the age range means we have years of fun ahead of us with the Dino Bite Game.

disclaimer:  we were sent this game for the purpose of review, our comments however, remain our own honest opinions.

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The lovely team at Drumond Park have kindly offered you guys the chance to win the Dino Bite game – complete the rafflecopter to enter – good luck!Dino Bite game

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About over40andamumtoone

I’m a first time, full time Mum in my 40′s. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. We’ve had a busy 3 years so far, but now as Monkey has started pre-school I’ve decided to start a blog about our journey and experiences from here on in. We also have a kitten called Brewster who will be making appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari F1 fan, so am sure that will slip in to the blog too. We love reviewing toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit. If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.
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262 Responses to Dino Bite game review and giveaway

  1. Tracy Nixon says:

    Tracytoldusyousawus!

  2. Ashleigh Allan says:

    My kids said they would call it either Dino ( my daughters choice) and Stichasaurous (my sons choice – currently watching lilo and stich!)

  3. S Edwards says:

    Teddybearrex

  4. Anna says:

    Kol – shortest name for a type of dinosaur I know!

  5. Andy W says:

    Doyouthinkhesaurus

  6. EMMA WALTERS says:

    GRUMPYSAUROUS

  7. Jen Schofield says:

    True-a-saurus

  8. abigail edkins says:

    ABIGADACTYL

  9. REBECCA RYAN says:

    tired-a-saurous

  10. Bernie says:

    Ciara thinks its a Ciarasawus, and Cian says its an eatitallupus

  11. Valerie Thorpe says:

    Valosaur

  12. Hayley F says:

    chocosaurus

  13. Karen Barrett says:

    OCDaurus

  14. Helen Stott says:

    Asked the boy, He said Sammy 8, Random but thats kids for you!

  15. kim plant says:

    tyrannakimsaurus

  16. Paula Harvey says:

    Harvedocus!

  17. Fiona Henderson says:

    Mummyasaurus

  18. Stephanie Tsang says:

    Rolfasaurus Rex

  19. Diana says:

    Willosaurus :)

  20. suan watts says:

    Mummyasaurus

  21. Hannah Oneill says:

    Hammahsaw-us!

  22. Amy Ripley says:

    Roaaaaary!

  23. Alison Joyce says:

    Aliosaurus Jex

  24. cathyj says:

    fairyfierce

  25. carol egan says:

    clumsyasaurus

  26. Rachel King says:

    Messasaurus

  27. Kristy Brown says:

    Mummymadasaurus

  28. Sue Harrison says:

    Dyathinknansawus :)

  29. Becky John says:

    Softysaurus

  30. Tracy Newton. says:

    Tracy -ausaureous

  31. NATALIE GOATLEY says:

    ginormasaurus

  32. tracy scutt says:

    Tidyuptheworkatops

  33. nikki pellow says:

    Leosauraus

  34. Tammy Tudor says:

    Tammytauraus :)

  35. deedee says:

    deedeesaurus

  36. laura banks says:

    doyouthinkhesaurus

  37. Kel says:

    Sadasauraus! Looks like a fab game!
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  38. Martina Pichova says:

    Dino – my son likes short words…

  39. Charlene Kay says:

    Charceratops! ha
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  40. claire woods says:

    Megasurus

  41. iain maciver says:

    iaintritrex

  42. Svetlana Lemantovic says:

    tikilizaurus

  43. Susie Wilkinson says:

    Sleepyasaurus!!

  44. Cheryl Kean says:

    mine would be called, madjakel-a-rus …. the madjakel after my kids maddi, jack and kelsie x

  45. TheChocUnWraptor! :) Smartest dinosaur there is ;)
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  46. Rosie says:

    Isabelasaurus

  47. Diane S says:

    rogetthesaurus!

  48. Rachael G says:

    Deeno the dinosaur

  49. Kayleigh says:

    Kayasaurex

  50. Lynsey Buchanan says:

    Mummyroar

  51. Catherine McAlinden says:

    Cateasaurus

  52. KATHARINE B says:

    Mammasaurus Rex

  53. Erica Price says:

    Ericasaurus
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  54. TRACEY HUBER says:

    playwithus

  55. john hatrey says:

    George the sleepyasaurus

  56. John Taggart says:

    Deano

  57. Susan Sargent says:

    Roarasaurus

  58. jade bremner says:

    stressedoutasaurs would deffo be my name as I find my self being more stressed out every day lol
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  59. Hilda Hazel Wright says:

    Cherryontops?

  60. CHRIS ANDREWS says:

    GRRRannysuarus

  61. Angel says:

    Drinkysaurus

  62. Rachel Craig says:

    Tyraynasaurus.

  63. Keith says:

    oldfarty

  64. Paula Barker says:

    fluffysaurus

  65. kathy d says:

    Old Big One

  66. Linda Hobbis says:

    Rioja-osauraus!
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  67. katrina day-reilly says:

    bigbumasaurus

  68. tracey gibbons says:

    my boy would call it fred

  69. Louise says:

    grumpisauraus
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  70. Claire D says:

    A tame T-Rex called Rustyosarus after my dog

  71. samantha price says:

    naughtysaurous

  72. alison johnson says:

    Ali-saurus x

  73. Helen C says:

    Roary!

  74. Elizabeth Smith says:

    Darcy, in tribute to Mark Darcy who has apparently been killed-off by Fielding in the new Bridget jones

  75. Robyn Clarke says:

    joshsmumasauras
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  76. Roarasaurus, especially in the mornings!
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  77. Rex without doubt.
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  78. Harley says:

    Dougasauras says my four year old x

  79. vicki hennie says:

    we call my son reece reeceapopadino so this is what i would call my Dinosaur

  80. Pamela Chang says:

    chocoholicmummysaurus …. very long name but sometimes you need a long name to get you through the day! ;)

  81. Harriet says:

    Harrisaurus

  82. Mickie Bull says:

    Doyouthinkhesaurus

  83. laura stewart says:

    freddie

  84. jennifer thorpe says:

    ROARREE! :-)

  85. christine nicholson says:

    Rex

  86. sleepysaurus!
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  87. kelly harper says:

    snappy saurus

  88. Jennie Silver says:

    I would be called a MakeACakeASaurus x

  89. michelle dootson says:

    sleepysauraus

  90. Christopher Jones says:

    A jonesysaurus

  91. katrina walsh says:

    curlosaurus cos of my hair x

  92. Kay panayi says:

    Mummyosaurus

  93. Emma Chester says:

    A pterodactEm as I can be a bit of a terror :)

  94. Laura Pritchard says:

    Optimisaurus!

  95. Christopher Read says:

    Dilbert

  96. Spencer Broadley says:

    Daleosaurus Rex because when my son Dale gets mad he turns into one !!!

  97. Pam Gregory says:

    Gregasaurus

  98. Caroline says:

    mommyadocus!

  99. Sarah Benn says:

    Crinkasaurus

  100. Julie McLaren says:

    Moanaraptor!

  101. kayleigh white says:

    Kayl-tranusarus-Rex

  102. Mags says:

    I asked Ben, aged 4, he said Bernard because “Bernard is a scary name”. Apologies to anyone called Bernard…
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  103. Rebecca says:

    My 6yo says Sally
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  104. Kelly Dutton says:

    Stompysaurus

  105. Julie Ward says:

    Stroppysaurus

  106. Samantha Fenn says:

    Right now… Yawnosaurus!

  107. emma says:

    doggybarkrex

  108. Val swift says:

    Mumosaurus

  109. katie says:

    Smithysarus

  110. emma falvi says:

    shaysaurus

  111. sarah lambert says:

    Segga Sarus :)

  112. Christine G says:

    too-busy-to-saurus

  113. Victoria Ann Entwistle says:

    Victori-o-dactyl

  114. Angela Sandhu says:

    Fedupasaurus

  115. clair downham says:

    munchisaurus

  116. Reader says:

    Sharky. :)

  117. Solange says:

    Sleepysaurus

  118. @goriami says:

    Goriamisaurus – the one with the loudest roar ;)
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  119. melanie stirling says:

    chochoggersaurus

  120. kim neville says:

    Danny Dino as my little boy is called Daniel

  121. Helen Porter says:

    Liam&Adamosarus

  122. julie repper says:

    juliesaurus!

  123. joanne wood says:

    asked my daughter – Barney, of course!

  124. Fiona Matters says:

    Sleepy sauraus

  125. Hazel Christopher says:

    My son says I would be Stinkysaurus! (His favourite book is currently “Yikes, Stinkysaurus!” I can assure you it’s not because I stink!)

  126. Kieran says:

    kieranosauraus

  127. champaklal lad says:

    Exactasaurus

  128. Hannah Beadle says:

    Cutisarus :)

  129. carly poole says:

    carlyasauras

  130. Laura Ingham says:

    A rhymeasaurus

  131. rebecca pawsey says:

    Herbert

  132. Rachel McMillan says:

    jugglingosaurus – juggling home and work life !

  133. Caroline Blaza says:

    Cazalaughosaurus

  134. Rob Scott says:

    Dafty-Dactyl

  135. Michelle Rutter Hughes says:

    GrumpySaraus

  136. Greig spencer says:

    sexyosauraus

  137. milli says:

    This looks as if it would be a roaring success!

  138. Victoria leedham says:

    Creed-a-saurus (my sons called creed and thus is what all Dino’s are called lol)

  139. Esme McCrubb says:

    ESMEASAURUS

  140. Steven Pippin says:

    Tyroneasaurus Rex!!!!

  141. Nicola Holland says:

    Smile-everywhere

  142. vicky M says:

    Rex probably if the boys had the choice!
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  143. Gemma Snell says:

    Gemmasaurus

  144. Kelly Ellen Hirst says:

    Musthavecaffieneasourous

  145. caroline kelly says:

    Kellytops!

  146. Natalie Crossan says:

    Alwaysskintareus

  147. Kellie Faggle McIntyre says:

    Maxwell

  148. Nick Hopkins says:

    Cornelius

  149. Kate B says:

    scattysaurus!

  150. Joanne Welsh says:

    joanneasaurus rex

  151. joanne holton says:

    cuddleasaurase says my little boy cause mummy the best at cuddles!!!

  152. Emma says:

    sleepysarus
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  153. Deborah Wheeler says:

    Justdoasyoureareaskedasorus

  154. cheryl lovell says:

    Rex! How very original :)

  155. julie munro says:

    mammysaurs

  156. Clare Scanlan says:

    Clareausaurus Rex!

  157. alice lightning says:

    alisaurus

  158. hannah says:

    Hannapldocus

  159. Ken Brown says:

    Granpasaurus

  160. Debbie Burfoot says:

    Jabbarakus

  161. vikki says:

    Doyathinktheysarus

  162. stacey kirkbride says:

    stressosaurus

  163. Carroll Marsh says:

    My Dinosaur name would be Bakesalotofcakesosaurus!!Mmmmm RRrrrrrrrXX

  164. Alexander Jones says:

    The Awesomsaurus

  165. Paul Meulen says:

    I like the classic shirtsighted dinasaur name . . Doyathinkhesaurus

  166. Teresa Sheldon says:

    donutasurs love them

  167. Rob Hodgson says:

    In the run up to Christmas I think I feel like a Knackeredactyl

  168. Kirsty Sparks says:

    kirstyosaurus

  169. Trudi Walsh says:

    Danwilllaurasaurus …….

  170. Clint Howat says:

    True-a-saurus

  171. Jennifer Rhymer says:

    mine would be callynglenkimasaurus (mix of my 4 dino babies names)

  172. Sharon McGuinness says:

    Stressadactyl

  173. Eleanor Powell says:

    Tyelliesaurus rex!

  174. Jen Russon says:

    Snappyosaurus

  175. Emma Wolski says:

    Sleep – a – saurus!!

  176. Emma Bennett says:

    Roary!

  177. michelle pierce says:

    diner dinosaur

  178. Jenny Rogers says:

    Jenosaurus

  179. SARAH JONES says:

    Mammalovsachoc-a-saurus

  180. simone bell says:

    bellasaurus x

  181. shelagh milne says:

    Saurusdino

  182. Steven Montgomery says:

    Artasaurus

  183. Phyllis Ellett says:

    Nip-ur-bum-a-saur

  184. REBECCA TOWNSEND says:

    Grumpasaurus

  185. Nicolette Walker says:

    Chocosaurus!

  186. Keri Jones says:

    Star-a-saurus as I love stars :)

  187. Lisa Wilkinson says:

    I have a 5-month old so it would be tired-o-saurus right now!

  188. Janine Atkin says:

    id be grumpysaurus

  189. Rachael Donovan says:

    olisaurus

  190. karen dixon says:

    bakeasaurus

  191. Robby Price says:

    DinoRexxx

  192. Toni W says:

    Tonirasaurus

  193. Anthea Holloway says:

    Grandmasaurus

  194. Joanna Sawka says:

    Lazyarious

  195. natalee gosiewski says:

    natasaurus

  196. olivia kirby says:

    Livvisaurus

  197. Angela Williams says:

    Grumpasaurus

  198. Amanda Milton says:

    Quinnysaurus

  199. Rachael Jones says:

    Meddle-dactol

  200. Janet Rumley says:

    Jessie-saurus

  201. Mark Palmer says:

    Fatosaurus

  202. louise bennett says:

    rex

  203. Rachel Gilbey says:

    Magic-a-dactyl

  204. claire little says:

    Clairasaurus

  205. Jane Middleton says:

    Yingosaurus

  206. Karen Colquhoun says:

    grumpysaurus!

  207. dragonfly63 says:

    Bob!

  208. Kerry Kilmister says:

    Pinkasaurus

  209. jodie harvey says:

    stropysaurus – 36 weeks pregnant and fed up :/ lol

  210. lucinda duxbury says:

    mum- o – saurus

  211. Kate Sabin-Burns says:

    tiredmummysaurs

  212. Becci Cleary says:

    NeedARestASaurus

  213. Karen Herbert says:

    Fang!

  214. Becky Shorting says:

    Bexasaurus!

  215. michelle drew says:

    mummytolduasurus

  216. stacey robinson says:

    stacesaurous

  217. Adrian Clarke says:

    Adrianasours

  218. Karen R says:

    According to hubby, it would be something like DinkyDragonosaurus :)

  219. leanne williams says:

    Teddybearrex

  220. claire matthews-curtis says:

    clairebearraptor

  221. sarah palmer says:

    mummummummumosauras as mum is all I hear from my boys x

  222. Helen McCarron says:

    Sleepy McDino

  223. julie baxter says:

    i asked my son and he said he would call it Rory, lol

  224. Angela Campbell says:

    Mummyraptor – don’t cross me!

  225. michaela atkins says:

    OctoMum as i need to become a dinomum with 8 arms the amount of things the kids all want at the same time arrrrrrrr

  226. Andrew Sales says:

    Wouldlovetowinitasaurus

  227. Peter Hopkins says:

    Humoursaurus

  228. Michelle Weston says:

    Shell-o-saurus Rex!

  229. Claire Nelson says:

    Clumsosaurus

  230. Hellyw says:

    Its-not-fair-opod

  231. susan willshee says:

    I’d be a Tyranna – sue – sus

  232. emma kinsey says:

    emmasaurous

  233. Jill fairbank says:

    Danielosaurus

  234. Paul Browne says:

    my son said dinosaur raw

  235. Becky Downey says:

    tyrannosaurus bex

  236. Nicola Atkins says:

    Tyranic

  237. Zoe Roxby says:

    Iknowbestaurus

  238. helen says:

    billyasaurus after out dog billy

  239. GEORGE WILLIAMSON says:

    Jamiesaurus

  240. Jo Glasspool says:

    Chocoalteasaurus

  241. Michelle McCulloch says:

    Supersaurus !

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