Posted by: vmlay | September 26, 2009

Archeology Days at Mastodon Park

The kids always love going to Mastodon Park. It’s  not very big but they love the two small museums and hiking the trails, especially the one that goes down to the bone bed.  Every year Mastodon has their archeology days which includes free admission to the museums and other activities related to archeology

Mac tried out grinding corn with stones:


Alex was really good at cracking walnuts with stones:

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Mac examining butterfly wings under the microscope:


Mac told me that the picture he was drawing was of me which I thought was sweet, until he added that I had chicken pox — oh well, so much for the sweet part 🙂


Alex drawing a Pterodactyl:


The finished drawing:


Alex reading the exhibit information in the museum:


The Mastodon that the kids love so much, although it’s not a good photo of it:


One of the scenes of life during the age of the Mastodons:



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