by Parent Contributor Nick Pan
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
4-5 years old
15 - 30 mins
What You Will Need
Craft Cutting Board
Paint (Poster Colour)
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.
Gather the materials.
Cut a slice of sawdust clay and knead it.
Roll the clay into a ball and flatten it.
Use a dinosaur toy to create an impression in the clay.
Repeat Steps 2 to 4 to create more fossil impressions.
Paint the fossils. Decorate them as you like.
Use the dinosaur fossils as decoration or paper weight!