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Let’s travel back to prehistoric time

Through our research, we’ll learn about the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. What were people’s daily lives like and
what epic battles did they fight? Using techniques such as cutting, scraping and mark making, we’ll make Stone Age tools.
We’ll look closely at cave paintings and create our own. As we learn about the Bronze Age, we’ll build monuments and
investigate their shadows Copying the Beaker folk style, we’ll make clay containers. Then, we’ll travel to the Iron Age to learn about hill forts and the properties of iron.  During an exploratory dig, we’ll find all sorts of objects and creatures. What will we uncover?


Help your child prepare for their project
It’s amazing to think that Stone Age people were alive 2.5 million years ago! As they used to paint on walls, why not create
a painting on an old roll of wallpaper or a smooth stone from the garden? You could also visit your local library to research
the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age history of your local area. Alternatively, visit a site from one of these time periods
and imagine what it would have been like to live there.

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