Plaster Cast Fossil

Plaster cast fossil from a clay press mould

  1. Study fossils
  2. Gather objects that can be pressed into a clay mould
  3. Build the mould (a clay slab with four walls)
  4. Design a fossil using a variety of different objects and materials
  5. Press these objects into the clay
  6. Rub a layer of vaseline onto the mould
  7. Pour wet plaster into the mould
  8. Wait for the plaster to set and then remove the clay


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