Ice Age fun at Saffron Walden Museum woolly mammoth activity days
PUBLISHED: 22:33 30 October 2017 | UPDATED: 22:33 30 October 2017
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Woolly Mammoth activity days on the Wednesday and Thursday of half-term attracted 100 children on each day for craft activities.
The children were invited to draw round their hands and then cut out the shape to stick on a model of a woolly mammoth to create a fur coat. On the Wednesday, they created Ice Age wrapping paper using print blocks. The children drew an Ice Age animal on card, cut it out, and used paint to print the shape onto paper. and on the Thursday, they made moulds of fossils and painted them.
The event was connect to the museum’s Life in the Ice Age Exhibition which is running until January 14.
There will be more drop in activity sessions on Saturday, December 2 when youngsters can visit the museum to decorate the Christmas tree.
The creative sessions are drop-in 11am to 1pm and 2pm-4pm and free (as is museum entry for under 18s). Adult entry is £2.50, over 65s £1.25.