Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age artefacts for pupils to handle

Bring your Prehistoric topic to life with ALL these real and replica items for pupils to experience and handle, all blunted and safe with full handling guidelines given

Genuine items from the Stone Age to Iron Age

 

Mesolithic French (white) Flint tools

Paleolithic English (dark) flint tools

Mesolithic (Neanderthal-made) Mousterian Flint hand axe 

African flint arrow heads

Neolithic fishing weight from Normandy

Mesolithic English 'Pot boiler' stones for warming water

Unifinished Mesolithic flint tool (great for a "what if?" story starter!)

Woolly Rhino tooth

Cave Bear tooth

Cave bear claw

Cave bear bones

Haematite (the stone that iron comes from)

Giant Elk rib bone (our oldest item at 80,000 years!)

'Secret' items (if you book, please keep these quiet from the pupils to make the workshop more fun)

Section of real Mammoth tusk

Real Mammoth fur sample

Replica items, made by Mr B!

Antler tools, as follows (copied from examples in the British museum):
- scythe

- hammer

- hole maker (for animal skins)

- how

 

bone needle

stone axe

bronze axe

spear

pitch pine animal glue

+ lots of fake furs, wigs + many more artefacts added all the time!

"A perfect alternative to an out of WW2 school history trip or visit and less hassle to organise!" year 5 teacher, Salford

A primary school Stone Age to Iron Age history workshop for key stage 2 (normally year 3 and year 4) but also

available for other year groups on request.

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