Fossil Feet!

Notice the interesting footprints!

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Fossil Feet!

Teach your children about fossils by putting Play-Doh or molding clay in on a pan or baking sheet. Have your child step on the Play-Doh, creating a footprint! Ask them to observe the shape of their foot and show them images of real fossils!

Estimated Time: 20 minutes

Materials: Play-Doh or molding clay and a pan or baking sheet

Subject: Science

About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)

Reviewed: 2021
English title: Fossil Feet!