The Stupendous Stone Age

The pupils in Year 3 have been working hard to learn all about the Stone Age. Recently, they did a tremendous job in presenting their topic research. Some children chose to investigate – and even make – the items that would be absolutely essential in a Stone Age survival kit. Others produced information booklets on the animals that existed at the time, while a third group created meals based on foodstuffs which were likely to exist at the time. The children are aware that, two million years ago, the first stone tools were fashioned during the Paleolithic period. The Mesolithic period followed and this was a time when tools became more sophisticated. The Neolithic period was relatively recent, and would significantly change the lives of humans, with the emergence of farming.