Year 3 visited the Dig Centre in York early this half term.
We were greeted by Frigg, a Viking trader, who traded in goods such as horses, amber, mink fur, Roman glass beads and silver. She told us tales of what life was like for Viking people and how they spent their days.
Children were able to be an archaeologist for the afternoon, digging in pits to discover gems from the past. We were even allowed to handle and sort real archaeological finds that had been unearthed during the dig in York itself.
The most exciting find for the children, not particularly for the adults, was the fossilised Viking poo which went down a storm. We had a long journey, some lovely weather and super behaved children, which all added up to a fantastic and informative day out.