Dinosaur DVD recommendations for 2-year-old?

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  1. Timon Russo

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    I figured I'd start here, then do some research and check back later. Thanks for all input. My kid has already shown an interest in dinosaurs, so I wonder if I can go wrong here.
     
  2. Mark Shannon

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    Try the movie Dinosaur. Also, the discovery channel had a special on dinosaurs not too long ago. I'm sure it should be on DVD by now.
     
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    I thought Walking with Dinosaurs collection to be fascinating with some neet-o-keen animation and CGI to keep kids interested as well as being educational. And I'm in my 30s [​IMG] There are two different versions out, the oringal one that I have and a more expensive full set collection...

    It's only Dolby Digital 2.0 though so no 5.1 surround track on it.. but it's still cool!

    jay
     
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    I remember the movie Dinosaur being a little scary for my little girl around that age. It's great but you may want to preview it.
     
  5. Timon Russo

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    Both of those came to mind right away. I haven't seen Dinosaur, the animated movie, but unless I hear it's really bad, I'll probably get that. Thanks for the warning about it being scary - my little guy doesn't seem too scared of anything so far, but we'll see.

    I rented Walking with Dinosaurs a couple years before I had a kid and loved it myself, so maybe I'll pick that up as well.

    Thanks. Keep em coming.
     
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    Though the series isn't factual, have you considered The Land Before Time? This is a series of [how many now?] feature length animated movies about a group of young dinosaurs, and how they survived a drought by banding together to get to "the great valley," after being separated from their parents. At least the first one is.
     
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    Why the 'Land Before Time' is a charming movie for a 2 year old.
     
  8. MarkHastings

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    The "Walking with..." series were AWESOME, but I can't see them holding the attention of someone so young. They are great because they are informative (which may not be what your 2 year old is in to).

    And yes, Disney's Dinosaur may be a bit too much for a young child as well.

    I definitely would recommend "Land Before Time" - or are you looking for more of a documentary DVD??
     
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    definitely 'land before time' ... heck i can watch that even now. little-foot (?) is so cool!
     

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