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Finding out about fossils!

A visit to FS2 from Mrs Temperton

There was a lot of excitement in Foundation Stage 2 last Thursday when our Chair of Governors, Mrs Temperton, came to visit.  Mrs Temperton showed the children examples of her fossil collection and explained how fossils came about.  The children were particularly interested in the ammonite with its beautiful spiral shape.  Ammonites lived in the sea between 240-65 million years ago, when they became extinct along with the dinosaurs. The children then made their own 'fossils' by imprinting dinosaurs on to play dough.  To find out more about this interesting subject, visit www.discoveringfossils.co.uk