Digging for Dinosaur Bones Maths Game - The Imagination Tree
Create some DIY dinosaur bones for using in sensory play activities and learning about maths at the same time! Lots of different ways to play and learn!
Make your own nature stones. Rainy day activity! Collect leaves, nuts, seed heads; press into home-made salt-dough and bake in oven. Paint or varnish.
Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Group, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
The Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Research Group uses the fossil record to investigate the diversification and extinction of organisms in relation to the planet's long history of climatic and environmental change. The group has pioneered many research and educational initiatives, including the Bristol Dinosaur Project. A further key focus is on the origin of major animal groups in the Precambrian and Cambrian - to determine the interaction of palaeontological with molecular and…
Shell Fossil Imprints in Salt Dough - The Imagination Tree
Create some beautiful homemade fossils and nature print keepsakes using shells and easy homemade salt dough! Perfect beach science activity for summer!
Plaster Leaf Prints
Here is a plaster leaf print project that is very easy to do with dramatic results. I posted a similar one 2 years ago, Salt Dough Leaf Prints. With plaster the results are very quick and you don't have to bake them for 2 hours. Grade 6 cast their prints today and I have a troop of Cubs completing their prints tonight. ooooh such Fall loveliness! Don't let plaster work intimidate you it's really pretty easy once you get the hang of it. MATERIALS REQUIRED: - small squares of Burlap - Plaster…
How to Make Dinosaur Fossils With Flour, Water & Salt | eHow.com
Make fake fossils by creating impressions of dinosaur toys in homemade salt dough, or allow children to create dinosaur bone shapes from the dough.
How to Make Your Own Flower Impressions on Clay | eHow.com
Pressing flowers in a book allows you to dry them out to keep as a special memento. However, if you really want to make an impression with a special flower, press it into clay instead. Use flower impressions on clay to create a beautiful and lasting craft that stands the test of time.
Clay Leaf Imprints (a Fossils Lesson)
You can’t talk about dinosaurs, without talking about fossils. Those prehistoric beasts sure get a lot of attention in books and on TV. While fossils of plants aren’t quite as impressive, they are just as important, giving scientists clues about what life was like millions of years ago. our clay leaf imprints To help my son understand fossils, we hit the nature trail. He collected leaves that had dropped from the trees. He was amazed at how many different kinds there were! When the rain…
Coffee Ground Fossils
Kids will love making these coffee ground fossils and pretending they are on an archeological dig! Make these fossils with coffee grounds, flour and more.
White Clay Ornaments Tutorial - The Imagination Tree
Make some easy, homemade white clay and use it to make ornaments and decorations for the tree and around the home! Add some sparkle to make it looks like snow and ice! I’ve had this wonderful white dough on my to-do list all year and I’m now wishing I’d tried it earlier as it’s fabulous,...Read More »
Hatching Dinosaur Easter Egg Craft
My Baby Dinosaur is hatching! No not really ;) Here is a fun Easter Craft to do in the classroom. Decorate your Easter Egg like a Dinosaur Egg. Make a dinosaur from molding clay and stuff him in the egg with his little feet hanging out. Now you have your very own Hatching Baby Dinosaur. Enjoy!