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Worlingham pupils take journey back in time with Stone Age workshop

PUBLISHED: 12:12 09 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:12 09 November 2017

Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company. Picture: Nick Butcher

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A Waveney village is now home to dozens of modern stone age families like the Flintstones, after schoolchildren learned all about the customs of our pre-historic ancestors.

Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company.
Picture: Nick Butcher Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company. Picture: Nick Butcher

Pupils in year three and four at Worlingham Primary School were visited by a family of cavemen and women this week, who taught them all about the Stone Age life style.

Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company.
Picture: Nick Butcher Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company. Picture: Nick Butcher

Through a series of workshops, the pre-historic visitors - actually role players from Will Lord - demonstrated a number of Stone Age customs, particularly focussing on how primitive humans would make use of animals for food, clothes and tools.

Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company.
Picture: Nick Butcher Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company. Picture: Nick Butcher

Children were also able to try out activities like scraping bones and softening skin with flint.

Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company.
Picture: Nick Butcher Youngsters from Worlingham Primary school take part in a prehistoric workshop run by the Will Lord company. Picture: Nick Butcher

Wendy Jennings, year three class teacher, said: “It was a fantastic day. The children were really in awe of the costumes and thoroughly enjoyed themselves, asking very interesting questions.”

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