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Prehistoric children's 'finger painting' discovered

Writing in The Guardian today Caroline Davies reports that -

"Stone age toddlers may have attended a form of prehistoric nursery where they were encouraged to develop their creative skills in cave art, say archaeologists. Research indicates young children expressed themselves in an ancient form of finger-painting. And, just as in modern homes, their early efforts were given pride of place on the living room wall. A Cambridge University conference on the archaeology of childhood on Friday reveals a tantalising glimpse into life for children in the palaeolithic age, an estimated 13,000 years ago."

More here - and a good pic here -
Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
30th September 2011ce
Edited 30th September 2011ce

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More on the BBC too...
1speed Posted by 1speed
30th September 2011ce
Cheers 1speed – nice little video as well. Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
30th September 2011ce
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