Hi there – we write about kids activities, families and parenting. We had a lot of fun with our blog about dinosaur parties so we thought we’d take a look around for some great blogs on cooking with kids. After a scrumptious tour, we picked out 3 that grabbed us. Sure you’ll enjoy them […]
Location: 5 Popular Fossil Sites
Location, location, location: Where do I go to find fossils? We’ve put together this handy guide to help you choose a location. We can’t promise you’ll find a dragon the size of a London bus of course! But we do have a whole collection of blogs to tell you what to take etc […]
Jurassic Walks and other Fossil Adventures
A family joke in our friend’s house is, ‘see, I told you I wouldn’t like that walk’!! Sounds familiar? We have some hot prompts for you on turning walks into adventures that leave them clamouring for more. Get your boots on, let’s go… (Unless you want to stay indoors and go shopping that is…) Jurassic […]
Fossil hunting: 8 things you need
So you’ve decided to take the kids fossil hunting this weekend? It’s free and fun – you’re gonna have a great time. This post is about some of the things you’ll need to take with you for a safe and fun time. We have a guide to all our posts about finding fossils and activities […]
Fossiling: How to Find Fantastic Fossils
If you fancy going fossiling – you are not alone! Or maybe the children are clamouring to go and you don’t fancy it – don’t worry – you do not have to be intrepid, male or eccentric – read on and maybe give it a go? We have a whole suite of blogs on the […]
Fun Cheap Activities for Kids Holidays
Kids Activities – lets get started: We write about fossils, family learning, kids activities and fun, and are a resource for parents of dinosaur and fossil fans. Here you can pick up a few ideas and also learn a little bit about each of our family activities blogs and click on those where you’d […]
Dinosaur Party Food – How I Can Make it?
Dinosaur Party Food? If you are reading this, we reckon you are after inspiration or encouragement as junior has asked for a Dinosaur Party – complete with dinosaur party food!!! We reckon the demand could be high this year what with the release of a certain film! So here are a few ideas – […]
Pterosaur Eggs – What do we know?
Pterosaur Eggs – what do we know? Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, China, purchased a unique fossil, found by a local farmer of a Pterosaur lying next to a fossil egg. It is assumed that the pterosaur laid the egg. Subsequent research suggests that pterosaurs behaved more like reptiles than birds when it comes to […]
Evolution and filling the gap in the fossil record?
Romers Gap, named after an influential American Professor, is the name that has been given to the period between 360 and 345 million years ago. Paleontologists used to scratch their heads to explain the lack of fossils from this gap – a mere 15 million years. Before 360 million years ago there were no […]
Early Birds – fascinating fossils?
Early Birds A 50 million year old fossilised bird was found in Wyoming USA. It is only 10 centimetres long. Its well-defined feathers lead Paleontologist Daniel Ksepka to think that it was an earlier cousin of humming birds and swifts. It looks really cute. A bit like a prehistoric cave drawing of a chick. […]