Make fossils using different or
unusual objects. See the Ideas list
if you need some suggestions. For younger kids, make the fossils
fairly easy to recognize. For older kids, just use part of an object
in creating the impression.
Put a number on the back of each fossil and make a list of what was used
to create each impression.
Have the kids guess what made the fossil. Younger children can take
turns guessing. Older children can make a list and see how many they
Let an older sibling make the fossils if it is a game for a younger
If the fossils are difficult to guess, you could have the objects out and
see if the kids can match the object to the fossil.
Have the kids make their own fossils. Then they can guess what the
other children used to make the fossils.