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Kids Dig It – Archaeological Antics | Caboolture | 19 December, 2019

19 December, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Kids Dig It – Archaeological Antics

Get your kids out of the house and digging up the past. Your archaeologist with search for artefacts, analyse finds and work in a lab.

Program will run from 10am – 2pm and is for 8-12 year old children. You can drop your kids off so you can do some Christmas shopping in peace. All staff have Blue Cards and teaching experience.
10:00 – Drop Off: Parents can drop children off at the museum entrance.

10:00 – 11:30 – Archaeological dig: Children will be taught the correct method of excavation. In groups of three, they will excavate a dig site and uncover the story. This will be in the dig sites we use for our high school education programs

11:30 – 12:00 – Coprolite investigation: Children will analyse fossilised poop to discover what foods ancient civilizations ate.

12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch BYO

12:30 – 1:00 – Pottery reconstruction: Children will work in pairs to reconstruct broken pottery.

1:00 – 1:30 – Museum Tour: Children will be taken on a guided tour of the museum to show what happens to the artefacts once they are removed from the ground.

1:30 – 2:00 – Archery: Children will learn and practice the art of archery. Traditional long bows will be used. This is designed to be a fun way to end the day.
2:00 – Pick up
If you do wish to stay with your child, you are welcome to. We will include admission to the museum for one parent.

Prepaid tickets only.


19 December, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology
The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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