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Create your own Flag Fen causeway

...with what you have lying around at home

Free

Any time
At home

Overview

Flag Fen is home to an incredible 3,500-year-old wooden walkway across a lake. Your challenge is to create one using whatever you’ve got at home

What you will need:

Water, or something to represent it; wooden sticks or something to represent them; planks or something to represent them; imagination.

What to do:

Place your sticks upright in two parallel rows, wide enough to imagine people walking along them. Put planks down between the rows for people to walk on. It sounds simple, but keeping sticks upright isn’t easy. We’ve used food in the example above, but you can use whatever you can find.

Extension: 

The real post alignment had five rows of posts – can you add more rows? It also had a large circular platform attached to it – can you make that too?

Want to learn more? Discover the story of Flag Fen on Vivacity's Our Journey website.

Create your own Flag Fen causeway

...with what you have lying around at home

Free

Any time
At home

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