Happy Dinovember: Cool Parents Convince Kids Their Toys Come To Life At Night

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Every November (AKA Dinovember), Refe Tuma and his wife pose their kids’ plastic dinosaurs engaging in activities in order to convince their kids the toys come to life while they sleep. It started out small, with dinosaurs stealing food from the kitchen and making small messes, but Dinovember quickely escalated into dinosaurs playing board games, kidnapping other toys, and watching that scene from The Land Before Time while crying tiny little toy dinosaur tears made from paper.

Why do we do this? Because in the age of iPads and Netflix, we don’t want our kids to lose their sense of wonder and imagination. In a time when the answers to all the world’s questions are a web-search away, we want our kids to experience a little mystery. [Medium]

Is it too late for them to adopt me?

We’ve collected some of our favorite pictures from the full set available at the Dinovember Facebook page. Thanks to Ollie for the assist.

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