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Pirates or Dinosaurs for a 2nd bday theme?

We have a place rented that looks a bit tropical so I'm trying to figure out which would be better for a 2 year old...a pirate theme or a dinosaur theme? His birthday isn't until next month...but I'm trying to go ahead and slowly get everything together.

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Asked by Krystal.Ingalls at 2:51 PM on Oct. 1, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • What does he like better? I think more 2 year old would be into dinos than pirates. My 3 year old twins didn't even really know what pirates were at 2, but they definitely knew and liked dinosaurs!

    Answer by frat_twin_mama at 2:55 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • haha hooked on phonics worked for me. I thought it said Pilates or dinos. And said outloud who the heck would do a pilates theme for a party. I agree what does your child like more? Either one you could find some really cool stuff to do.

    Answer by pagirl71 at 3:00 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • Dinos. But then again, my 2 year old LOVES dinos. He doesn't know what a pirate is.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:04 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • I agree with frat twin momma. My 2 year old son LOVES dinosaurs. I'd do dinos and save pirates for when he is older. Also, I can't imagine pirates without swords, and my 2 year olds could do some real damage with swords...even foam ones!

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 3:04 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • We love pirates! I had a pirate party last Spring. We painted black mustaches and beards with face paint (so cute!!!!), made bandanas out of extra white fabric and I painted black or red stripes on them, a pinata with pirate candy I found, supplied eye patches to everyone, I made a treasure chest cake filled with chocolate coins, candy nekclaces and ring pops, we used my neighbors skate board ramp for "Walking the Plank" contest and made ballon swords! I wanted to do a treasure hunt but I think I did enough because we made hoagie sandwiches and I possibly could not do anymore!!!! Have fun!


    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 3:12 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • Dino's, he'd have more fun with pirates when he gets a little older.

    Answer by MommaRox4683 at 3:14 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • i would say dinos for a 2 yr old.

    Answer by scooterpooter at 3:14 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • I would go with what he likes better.  My son for instance would choose pirates just knowing him off-hand, he has a pirate ship in his room he's always played with but barely touches his bin of dinosaurs, however I've met many boys that are total opposites.  If you're really unsure give him a pirate toy and a dinosaur toy and see what he likes more, or have him watch a cartoon with a pirate theme and one with dinosaur theme to see what he gravitates to more.


    Answer by Knightquester at 5:10 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • ***pagirl71- I thought it said Pilates or dinos.***

    LOL! rolling on floor  I've done that before, looked at something and thought I saw one thing when it was a different thing somebody said.  First laugh today, thanks hun! confused Pilate's for a two year old might be more peaceful than huge creatures with teeth, or people with swords and eye-patches... but I am doubtful any two year old would go for it.


    Answer by Knightquester at 5:18 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

  • Ask him, you can even show him a picture of both.

    Answer by newmom3112011 at 6:29 PM on Oct. 1, 2009

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