History - Early Man Mystery of History: Volume One

How to Make Stonehenge Hand Tools

I used the teacher’s guide from the Stonehenge website as my source of inspiration to make some hand tools from the Neolithic period of Stonehenge.

Stonehenge Hand Tools: The Antler Pick

Stonehenge Hand Tools

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I drew a vague antler pick shape out of stiff cardboard:

Stonehenge Hand Tools

The children cut some out:

Stonehenge Hand Tools

Added some padding (crushed up foil) and covered it in masking tape to imitate the colour of bone:

Stonehenge Hand Tools

Stonehenge Hand Tools: Calf Shoulder Bone Spade

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Again, I drew it out on card:

The girls cut them out:

Stonehenge hand tools

And padded them before covering them in bone coloured masking tape:

Neolithic Arrowheads

In addition to the above tools, I also made some Neolithic arrowheads:

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I did exactly the same as before. Drew them out:

The girls cut them out with a bit of help from me:

And covered them in masking tape:

A great addition to our Stonehenge learning:

Further posts:

How to Make Bronze Age Artefacts

2 comments on “How to Make Stonehenge Hand Tools

  1. Oh these are so much fun! I’m pretty sure my boys would have turned them into weapons to hit each other though.

  2. Pingback: Mystery of History: Lesson Ten - Stonehenge - ANGELICSCALLIWAGS

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