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Digging Dinosaurs

Early learners love these HUGE animals from a bygone era!

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  • T-Rex replica skeleton lying on the floor
  • Megalodon, Spinosaurus and Edmontosaurus teeth
  • Dinosaur bone replicas
  • Horseshowe crab fossil replicas
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Hands-on Palaeontology

The kids will have a roaring great time as they learn about dinosaurs in this hands on workshop designed to look at palaeontology in a realistic way.

- Check out life size replica of the Velociraptor dinosaur skull and come face to face with T-Rex!
- Work like a real paleontologist; dig out and analyse the specimens found.
- Find out how fossils are formed and how it's easy to find them on the beach.
- Feel replica dinosaur skin and compare it with modern animals.
- Go beyond dinosaurs to look at Australian megafauna.
- Make casts of ancient creatures to keep and more!

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What schools are saying about our science shows & workshops
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Lots of hands on activities and great presentations. The activities were appropriate for the levels of students and showed that science is fun 

Enngonia Public School; K to 6 Technology Camp


Australian Curriculum and NSW K to 10 Syllabus Links

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Early Years Learning Framework Learning Outcomes
  • 4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity.
  • 4.2 Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, inquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating.
  • 4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.
  • 4.4 Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials.
  • 5.1 Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes.
ELYF links to all of our preschool science workshops

Workshop experiment stations

Dinosaur dig out Organise your team to excavate your specimens
Dan the Duck Bill Replica of a parasaurolophus skull. It's head crest made many loud sounds
Dino Eggs What did they look like? What did the embryo's look like inside?
Sands of Time Look at how sedimentation helps to form fossils
Scaly skin Compare modern animal skins to the replica dinosaur skin
Casting creatures Makes casts of ancient organism impressions
Hip to Hip Compare dinosaur hips with anatomical models of a bird and lizard
Birds are Dinos? Check out the archaeopteryx, a possible precursor to modern birds
For the record Geological record shows a mass extinction 65 million ago. Why did it occur?
T-rex Puzzle Mix and match the right bones to form a replica T-Rex skeleton.
Terry Triceratops Meet the cuddly Triceratops puppet and learn about Cretaceous herbivores
Talking Teeth Work out which teeth belong to which extinct or modern animal

Extra Opportunity:
Preschool Teacher Professional Development

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We often hear from preschool teachers of their need for more support to create consistently effective science learning. This workshop trains and equips early learning educators to design and deliver awesome science lessons that directly address the new curriculum with easily accessible and cost-effective materials.

  • Suitable for all Preschool Teachers and available Australia-wide.
  • Designed to build science capacity in your Early Learning Center
  • Highly interactive & hands-on... creativity is celebrated here!
  • Embedded curriculum planning
  • Built on materials you can source from the local shops
  • Includes kit to take back to school for instant implementation
  • NSW teachers - ask us about NESA endorsement
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  • Appropriate for ages 3 to 5 with a maximum of 30 children per class
  • 10 Tables arranged around a room. Chairs are not required.
  • An outside area for fossil making
  • Access to 1 electrical power sockets
  • Duration 60 minutes, set up time 45 minutes and pack up time 45 minutes


  • $390 inc. GST for a 60 minute workshop.
  • Sydney and surrounds only
Call 1300 856 828or use this form to inquire or make a booking for your preschool.

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For preschools outside of metropolitan areas please contact us to discuss how this workshop can visit your school as part of a regional visit

We don't charge per student as we know that this causes an additional administrative load on your school office. Most preschools tend to fill the science workshops & shows based on our recommended maximum number of students. If you have any questions please contact us.
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1300 856 828

Unit 10/55 Fourth Ave
Blacktown, NSW 2148, Australia
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