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Digging Dinosaurs

Digging Dinosaurs

Early learners love these HUGE animals from a bygone era!

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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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

School Testimonials

Beaumont Bears

Thank you for a wonderful morning, our children were really involved and have learnt a lot! Even the 2 year olds were interested!

Karabar Preschool

We would definitely book this again!

Fizzics Education Awards

Science Show Demonstrations

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

Requirements

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

Cost

$390 inc. GST for a 60-minute workshop.

Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and surrounds only

Call 1300 856 828, or use this form to inquire or make a booking for your preschool.

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