Excavating Fossils

The Horses tried to excavate some fossils. They investigated some clay rocks, making predictions about what might be inside. They used a variety of tools such as hammers, knives and brushes to dig deep in the clay rocks to excavate what was inside. The children persevered when challenges occurred, maintaining high levels of focus as they found the fossils inside. They investigated what they had found. Looking through magnifying glasses and a microscope to take a closer look. The children identified marks and shapes on the fossils and used the fossil books to identify what they had found including dinosaur bones.