by Nick Pan
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
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
Cut a slice of sawdust clay and knead it.
Use a dinosaur toy to create an impression in the clay.
Paint the fossils. Decorate them as you like.
Craft Cutting Board
Paint (Poster Colour)
Roll the clay into a ball and flatten it.
Repeat Steps 1 to 3 to create more fossil impressions.
Use the dinosaur fossils as decoration or paper weight!