In the footsteps of the dinosaurs…

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Become the detective in this incredible dinosaur-themed investigation at the Natural History Museum. Searching for clues and solving puzzles will help you solve this new case!

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Dinosaur investigation game for kids

Live a fun and educational adventure with our printable Dinosaur investigation game, a great activity for kids full of puzzles, riddles & challenges to play alone or as a group. Children love the idea of becoming the hero of the story and setting off in search of the culprit. An investigation game is a good idea to make a kids’ party more fun!

Our print & play game of investigation


Investigation game kit on the theme of dinosaurs for children aged 6-7 years to print, ideal for the animation of birthday or share a friendly moment in family.

The “natural history museum” is due to open in 3 days… Clara is the daughter of the museum’s new owners. But this morning, it’s panic! When they arrive at the museum, they discover everything in disorder! What could have happened? Can you help them put everything back in place before the museum opens? Through this investigation game, children will discover the fantastic world of dinosaurs.

Identification Form & further information

  • Type of game: mystery game / investigation
  • Theme: dinosaur
  • Duration of the game: about 1 hour 30
  • Public: 6 and 7-year-old children.
  • Number of players: at your convenience (All the game implementation explanations are included in the file).
  • set up time : about 20 minutes
  • Format of the game: Our games can be downloaded immediately after payment from your customer area. The link will also be sent to you automatically by e-mail. The game file is in PDF format; by clicking on the link indicated, it will be downloaded directly onto your computer. No postal delivery.
  • Play area : indoors or outdoors

This Dinosaur investigation game can both take place indoors or outdoors! Every activity is “turnkey” so you will just have to hide the clues. The hiding places are the adults’ choice related to the available space.

In an apartment, a house, a garden, a park or even in forest, this game can fit all locations. It contains 10 clues with puzzles or challenges to perform. Children will have to solve them one by one to discover the adventure’s outcome!

Dinosaur party activity with our printable investigation game

Content of our Dinosaur investigation game

The PDF file includes about twenty pages including :

  • The explanatory pages for setting up the game and for the proper conduct of the game.
  • List of ideas for indoor and outdoor hiding places (you can of course find others).
  • 1 pre-filled follow-up sheet where you will just have to write down the hiding places chosen for each clue. It will allow you to follow the team (or teams) throughout the game.
  • The beginning of the story.
  • about ten puzzles (10 to 11 depending on the game)
  • the outcome of the story
  • Diplomas to be printed for each child.
  • The birthday invitations are available for free on the website.

More about us…

“Treasure hunt 4 kids” is a fun and family website that offers an innovative game concept: treasure hunts, detective mystery games and home escape rooms to download and print for birthday parties, family activities or for special occasions such as Halloween, Christmas or Easter! Our print & play games are perfectly designed to organize a successful activity at home for kids from 4 to 12 years old. It only takes a few clicks to choose and download a game from our wide range of printable adventure kits.

Designed by an early childhood educator, our games allow parents to quickly, easily and inexpensively set up a fun, original and educational activity that will make your child’s birthday a real success! Special attention is given to the creation of our games in order to adapt their difficulty to the abilities of your children, according to their age. That’s why our game kits are divided into 3 age categories: 4-5 years old, 6-7 years old and 8 years old and up.

Simplify the organization of your party or tea party with a “turnkey” activity thanks to treasure hunt kits and other adventure games to print! Design, story, challenges, puzzles… All the ingredients are there to make your game experience a success! Games tested and appreciated by children and validated by parents with a maximum of adventure but a minimum of preparation.

We also offer a wide range of games to download and print for free. Moreover, take a look at our website which lists all the ideas of games for children’s parties. Get a lot of great ideas!

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2 reviews for In the footsteps of the dinosaurs…

  1. Cindy M. (verified owner)

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    This was exactly what we needed for my son’s Paleontology party. Really fun and easy to use. The kids loved it!

  2. Swann H. (verified owner)

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    We had a fantastic day. So easy to use. We had 9 kids split into 2 teams. They loved it. It was the highlight of the party.

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