5 Easy activities babies and toddlers

5 easy activities babies and toddlers picture of birds made with food

Ever tried to enjoy a whole a coffee whilst keeping youngsters happy?  First, 3 quick rules of thumb: The trick is a little planning.   Make sure they’re safe and you’re happy for them to explore by putting the toys in their mouth etc Believe that this works and give it a good go. Keep a […]

Family Christmas Traditions 15 Free Ideas

Family Christmas traditions Father Christmas

We are unashamedly old fashioned when it comes to family Christmas traditions.  We spend our lives with fossils after all!  And we are old enough to remember when Family Christmas traditions were about snow, stockings and songs –  and tablets were what you took for a hangover.      Sounds idyllic?  The trick is a […]

Fossiling: How to Find Fantastic Fossils

Fossil Hunting UK Jurassic Coast

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

20 activities boys on beach

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?

Fossil Party Bags Dinosaur Party Food

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 […]

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. […]

Fossil Party Bags & more Dinosaur Dilemmas

Fossil Party Bags

Fossil Party Bags , party food, ideas for fun – read on if you need a head start on all things Jurassic ! It’s quite tricky when our kids decide to like things that we don’t know much about – its like being stuck with homework all over again!  The other thing about dinosaur crazes that […]

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