What a fun idea to do with your child and a little science in your own backyard!!! Your child like to dig? What about bones? Dinosaur bones or chicken bones? Try this idea out for some digging fun!!!
4 Cups Flour 2 Cups Water
Paintbrush Squirt Bottle
Chicken Bones Small Plastic items
Paper and Pencil
Step 1: Dig a shallow hole in your backyard and place a few chicken bones or small plastic items in it.
Step 2: Create plaster by combining the flour and water. Mix thoroughly.
Step 3: Pour your plaster into the howl and set the remaining bones and plastic items into the mixture.
Step 4: After it appears the plaster has hardened, excavate the “fossils” within!
Credit to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo for this prehistoric playground idea!! Check out www.OmahaZoo.com/education for more info!