Class 1 suggested activity for the day


Today’s suggested afternoon activity is to research the life of Mary Anning. She is famous for having found some of the earliest dinosaur fossils.

Watch this video about her life on Youtube:

Or download and read this free story about her life:


After watching the video or reading the story, discuss these questions together:

Why is Mary Anning famous?
What were her big discoveries?
Why wasn’t she respected?
Would we know dinosaurs existed if scientists like Mary hadn’t found dinosaur fossils?

Then have a go at making your own fossils:

Making a Fossil – CBeebies – BBC

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Have fun!

Miss Latham