Dinosaur Fossils

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Learning Framework?

  • Physical
  • Intellectual
  • Emotional
  • Social

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WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Throw and roll, catch
  • Intellectual - Time and events, observing, classifying, asking questions
  • Emotional - Self-directed learner, perseverance, inventiveness, comfortable and happy with themselves
  • Social - Be willing to share and take turns with others
Fossils bear the record of the Earth's natural history. Stoke your child's interest in our planet's heritage and have some fun with handicraft at the same time.
Skill Level
Intermediate
Suitable for
4-5 years old
Estimated time
15 - 30 mins
Environment
Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Sawdust Clay
  • Craft Cutting Board
  • Dinosaur Toys
  • Paint Brush
  • Paint (Poster Colour)
  • Palette

Step 1

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Gather the materials.

Step 2


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Cut a slice of sawdust clay and knead it.

Step 3


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Roll the clay into a ball and flatten it.

Step 4


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Use a dinosaur toy to create an impression in the clay.

Step 5

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Repeat Steps 2 to 4 to create more fossil impressions.

Step 6

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Paint the fossils. Decorate them as you like.

Step 7

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Use the dinosaur fossils as decoration or paper weight!

Ask the Kids

Where can we find dinosaur fossils?

What do fossils tell us?

If you like, share what your kids answered in the comments below