Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Dinosaur Train "The Spooky Scavenger Hunt" Review and Giveaway...


"Halloween is right around the corner, and The Jim Henson Company has all the right ingredients for a spooky fun holiday!
• All New Episodes from Dinosaur Train and Sid the Science Kid scheduled to air on PBS Kids®
• Halloween Costumes to Make at Home Designed by The Famous Jim Henson Creature Shop
• Dinosaur Train Halloween Costumes from California Costume Collections Available for Purchase
• “The Spooky Scavenger Hunt” New Book Available from Grosset & Dunlap

Get ready for the festivities to begin in October with: Dinosaur Train NEW EPISODE Haunted Roundhouse/Big Pond Pumpkin Patch premiere 10/20 on PBS Kids (check local listings)
Repeats- 10/24, 10/28, 10/30 , 10/31

Dinosaur Train Halloween Costumes for Purchase, from California Costume Collections.
Buddy is the main character on the hit TV series, Dinosaur Train. This colorful costume includes the orange colored T-Rex jumpsuit, Buddy the dinosaur hood, and the shoe covers to match the costume. Available for toddlers ages 3-4, and children between the ages of 4-6. SRP: $34.99 -39.99.

Additionally, for those who are feeling a little adventurous, Jim Henson's Creature Shop — the folks who brought you Elmo and Miss Piggy, among many others — have created a Buddy costume that can be made at home!
For sew and no sew options, click this link:  And to see a video of the sew version, click this link:

For a little scary Dinosaur Train Halloween Fun – enjoy reading The Spooky Scavenger Hunt” from Grosset & Dunlap in which Mr. Pteranodon takes Buddy and Tiny on a nighttime trip to the Big Pond for a spooky nature walk! Mr. Pteranodon and the conductor insist they can't be scared, but when the conductor's mom jumps out at them, everyone gets a good scare! This simple storybook is perfect for read-aloud fun! Ages 4 - 8; SRP $3.99."

What we thought:  This is a really fun and educational books that A and D really enjoyed.  It is perfect for preschoolers this Halloween...not too scary:)  I loved the implementation of the lesson on using your senses.  I don;t think the kiddos even realized they were learning:)  ABCD Diaries gives The Spooky Scavenger Hunt an A+!
Buy It: You can find this book at toy stores and mass merchandisers this Halloween season!

Win It: One ABCD Diaries reader will win a copy of The Spooky Scavenger Hunt!

Giveaway ends Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 11:59cst. Winner will be chosen via and emailed. They will have 48 hours to reply. Open to US residents 18+:) No PO Boxes.

Disclosure: ABCD Diaries was given a copy of this book for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.


  1. I entered this as well as The Veggie Tales Little Drummer Boy

  2. Chris Love Dinosaur Train Too! :) Thanks girly!