A Neon Dinosaur Birthday Party

How to Make a Dinosaur-Egg Cake
Splashes of fluorescent color make this prehistoric bash totally modern.
Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Jurassic Jump

Paw prints cut from neon poster board make hopscotch bright as can be. Flying paper pterodactyls add some neon to the mix.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Dinosaur Decor

Some rocks plus grass and a lagoon cut from neon paper become a Mesozoic watering hole for spray-painted dinosaur models. Cut spiky spines from neon paper; kids can attach them to their hat using a piece of tape along the seam.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Egg-cellent Craft

Paint egg-shaped papier-mache boxes a neon hue. Kids can decorate them with pom-poms, stickers, and markers. You can stash sweets and little toys inside for a dino-surprise.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Cake Creature

Candy talons make this egg-shaped creation look like a T-Rex is clawing its way out.

Originally published in the May 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

If your child loves T-Rex and Stegosaurus, get prehistoric with a dinosaur-egg shaped cake.

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