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The Skeletons box is a resource designed specifically for Early Childhood groups. The Skeletons box provides a range of two-dimensional and three-dimensional resources for play and investigation to spark children’s curiosity and imagination.

Museum in a Box
Image: James King
© Australian Museum

Embedded skeleton specimens

  • Fish
  • Bat
  • Bird
  • Frog
  • Snake


  • Half nautilus shell
  • Embedded coral
  • Half bird bone
  • Half mammal bone
  • Laminated leaf


  • Information panels
  • Light box inside lid
  • Animal x-rays
  • Human body x-rays
  • Large foam human skeleton floor puzzle
  • Teachers’ Guide
  • Background notes
  • Books
  • DVD

human evolution website drawings
Human skeleton Illustration Image: Helen Beare
© Australian Museum

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