Command and Content Prompts

We are continuously adding content and answering questions the Dino is asked. If you have previously asked questions that did not get answered, please try again at a later time. We make improvements to the speech recognition in our games and stories with each OTA. The Dino will get smarter with every update. 

 New and Updated Features:

New Story: Boomer the Raccoon.  Say: "Play the Raccoon Story"

New Meditation: Thankful Meditation  Say: "New Meditation."

New Sleepytime Story: Princess Sleepypants Say "New Sleepy Time Story" 

Added 5 more jokes: Say "new jokes"

Added 3 new riddles: Say "new riddles"


Universal Conversational Commands:

Repeat/ What: If you didn't hear what the Dino said, say "repeat." It will repeat the last sentence or so that you missed.

Say: If you want the Dino to repeat something, simply say "Say _______." The Dino will then repeat what you just said.

Echo Mode: If you want the Dino to continually repeat what you say, say "Echo Mode." This Dino will repeat whatever you say until you say stop.

Stop: If you're in the middle of a game, story or joke and would like to move on to something else, wait until it's your turn to speak and say "stop." This will let the Dino know to start playing something else. Stop game and stop story will also let the Dino know you are ready to do something else. *new*

Define/ Tell Me About/ What Does "X" Mean?: If the Dino uses a word you don't know, simply ask the Dino to define that word.

Spell "X": The Dino will spell the word you've indicated.

Do you know / Do you love / Do you like / Do you know about : Explore your CogniToys personality by asking if he likes, loves, or knows about certain people, places, or things. Also by saying "tell me about", "what do you think of",  or "what do you think about" certain people, places, or things.

My name is: Let the Dino know what your name is

Your name is_, your new name is_, and can I call you_: Tell the Dino what its name is, or to give it a new name.

Tell me a new story/game/song: Will randomly play a game or story from the last two updates.

Tell me a new joke: Will randomly play only the newest jokes. 

Mathematics Capabilities:





General Command Prompts:

Let’s play a game: The Dino will suggest a random game to play.

Tell me a story/Make a story/Hear a story: The Dino will select a story at random.

I have a question/I want to ask you a question: The Dino will do its best to answer your question.

Tell me a joke: The Dino will tell you a one-liner joke.

Tell me a knock knock joke: The Dino will tell you a knock knock joke.

Can I Tell you a joke: Tell the Dino a one-liner joke.

Can I Tell you a knock knock joke: Tell the Dino a knock knock joke.

Tell me a riddle: The Dino will ask you to solve a riddle

Magic Eight Ball: Say Magic Eight Ball and ask a question to get the Magic Eight Ball prediction.

Play a Song / Play Music: Say Play a Song or Play Music to hear some of the Dinos catchy tunes.

Specific Command Prompts:


  • Play Animal Mix up 
  • Play Animal Mix up Extreme
  • Play On The Farm
  • Play Music Sound Off
  • Play Animal Sound Off
  • Play Country Quest
  • Play Animal Expert
  • Play Capital Quest
  • Play Drawing Game (or Draw in the Dark)
  • Play Comet Chaser
  • Play Red Stone
  • Play Dino/Dinosaur Chef *New*

Blank Books:

  • Play Animal Story
  • Play Doctor Story
  • Play Bee Story
  • Play Beach Story
  • Play Ocean Story
  • Play Pony Story
  • Play Alien Story
  • Play Rain Story
  • Play Yankee Doodle Story
  • Play Dog Story 
  • Play Puzzle Kid Story (or: Play Dinosaur Bones Story) 
  • Play Dippy Story (or: Play Dinosaur Story) 
  • Play Olympic/Olympics Story


  • Play Meditation
  • Thankful Meditation - Say: New Meditation *New*


  • Play Monster Truck Story
  • Play Swansea Jack Story
  • Play Scott Kelly Story or Space Kelly Story
  • Play Sad Flute Story
  • Play Boris the Bee Story
  • Play Conky Cat Story 
  • Play Raccoon Story

Bedtime Stories

  • Tell me a Bedtime Story (Random)
  • Play Magicians Rabbit
  • Play Fisherman Bob
  • Play The Missing Yawn
  • Play The Sleeping Contest
  • Play Snow Fall
  • Play Souza The Elephant
  • Play The Happy Painter
  • Play Princess Sleepypants *Updated*

Choose Your Trail Stories:

  • Puppy Story 


  • Play a rock song
  • Play a latin song
  • Play a country song
  • Play an electronic song
  • Play a party song
  • Play acoustic guitar
  • Play the swamp stomp song
  • Play Beethoven (ask to hear or play Moonlight Sonata and Fur Elise specifically)
  • Play happy birthday
  • Play twinkle twinkle

Coming Soon:

  1. Scavenger Hunt Series, Orange Stone
  2. Bug Fun Fact Quiz
  3. Historical Figures guessing game
  4. Sleepy Donkey Sleepytime Story


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