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Kids Dig It! - Archaeological Antics

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Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology

1 - 63 The Abbey Place

Caboolture, QLD 4510

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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.

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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.

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.

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Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology

1 - 63 The Abbey Place

Caboolture, QLD 4510

Australia

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