You can say I am an advocate for imaginative play. I am always encouraging my boys to be creative and to see the world through their own eyes. A grown up’s view of its surroundings differs, by a landslide, from that of a child’s. I want my boys to grow up to be creative and imaginative. I want them to be able to use their imagination and creativity to find results to a problem. Enough people are educated to think a certain way, and I honestly think that letting our children be themselves, and think for themselves is very important. This is one of the many reasons why we love SafariLtd at home, because they encourage little minds to be creative, to imagine a world within our world.
As soon as these two guys (Dimetrodon and Microraptor) my boys instantly engaged into action. There was a small meltdown from A. who really wanted to get a T-Rex but after I gave him a few ideas of how he could play with his Dimetrodon he completely forgot about the T-Rex.
So, what was the game of choice?
There were no casualties, although some cars did get totaled.
SafariLtd: Imaginative Play and Dinosaurs
SafariLtd is a company that has pledged to create authentic replicas of creatures found in nature, past and present. Every single product is carefully crafted. No more neon colored, pint-sized dinosaurs that came out of a mold and jumped right into a bag.
SafariLtd’s replicas are beautiful. Every single item is painted by hand, which makes these toys even more amazing.
Now let me introduce you to our new friends:
SafariLtd – Dimetrodon
The Dimetrodon was a carnivore that hunted North America over 260 million years ago. Even though we really don’t know what dinosaurs look like, this model has been authenticated by the paleontologists at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, so you can rest assured that this fella look as close as possible to the old Dimetrodons.
You can easily see the extreme detail that is put on every single replica. This is, hands down, a labor of love. SafariLtd has quite a few collections, from Dinosaurs, the Ocean Realm, Farm Animals, to Fantasy Figures as well as Human Figures. Each collection has at least 2 other su-collections.
Every single replica is perfectly crafted to make sure your child, or you, get to enjoy them.
SafariLtd – Microraptor
The Microraptor was the size of a turkey, but he was still a formidable opponent. Like all Carnegie Dinosaur Collectibles, this model is authenticated by the paleontologists at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
This little guy got to torment our tiny city in the hands of Mister J. Man did that little boy had a blast!
Which reminds me that we also have two other SafariLtd guys: a black bear and a moose, courtesy of…my mother in law, I think.
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