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Fossil games and activities

Do you want to play a game? Are you coming to the Museum and want to download a trail? Yes, well this is the place to be! There are heaps of animal activities here to amuse you, so check them out.

Games and quizzes - play them online

Invertebrate I.D. The quiz! A is for...
'Invertebrate I.D. quiz' icon 'A to Z of natural history' icon

Print out and play

Before you can start playing these games you need to print them out. You may need to download a programme called Adobe reader to view them properly.

A twist in time!!!
A board game to print out, colour and play.
Prehistoric pursuit
Another word search - do you know your dinosaurs?
Museum memory
Test your memory with this challenging card game.

If you are having trouble downloading the games using Adobe reader, we have provided a games pack in a different format, which should print out anywhere!
Download a games pack

Fossil trails

Before you come to the Museum you need to print out your trail. You may need to download a programme called Adobe reader to view them properly.

Fantastic fossils
Dinosaurs and a whole lot more.
Ravenous reptiles
Explore the world of the prehistoric reptiles.
Scavenge hunt
One for the littlies interested in everything.
Measuring the Museum
Bring a tape measure or ruler and get measuring.

If you are having trouble downloading the trails using Adobe reader, we have provided a trails pack in a different format, which should print out anywhere!
Download a trail pack

We do try to keep all of the trails up to date, however, the Museum is changing all the time. If you are having problems finding a specimen please ask at the front desk.

Colouring craft and sheets

Before you can start getting crafty you need to print the sheets out. You may need to download a programme called Adobe reader to view them properly.

Utahraptor
Fabulous fossils
Tyrannosaurus rex mask
Dino-puppets

Jurassic Oxford
Iceage Oxford
Print out, cut and colour to make a prehistoric picture!

If you are having trouble downloading the colouring sheets using Adobe reader, we have provided a colouring pack in a different format, which should print out anywhere!
Download a colouring pack