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Life in the Early Times

(Key Stage 2)

(Third Class - Sixth Class)

Learn about the typical life-styles of the Mesolithic and Neolithic people.

Museum staff will guide your group through three activities:

1. Food and Diet in early times:
Discover how the first people in Ireland went about getting their food and making their shelters.

2. Stone and Metal Technology in Early Times:
Handling real stone age artefacts, learn about the gradual development of tools.

3. Neolithic Pottery Workshop:
Make simple pinch pots as well as more complicated coil pots. Produce your own pinch pots, decorating them with Neolithic or Bronze Age designs.

Duration: 1 ½ hours. Admission charge applies, teachers free.

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