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Make and excavate archaeological poo!
Materials Required

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of salt
  • Tablespoon of vegetable oil (plus a bit extra for oiling the finished poos!)
  • Beef stock cubes
  • Warm water
  • Brown paint (optional)
  • Popping corn
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Chilli flakes
  • Tomato and peppers seeds and skin
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Tablespoon
  • Wooden lolly sticks or cocktail sticks
  • Paper plates
  • Poo excavation sheet (see downloads below)
  • Poos from the past information sheet (see downloads below)
  • Pencil