• Who are these people? What is the relationship between them?
  • Why are they dressed like this?
  • Where do they live?
  • When is this? (What period of time is this set in?)
  • What are they doing? What are they cooking? Why are they cooking in this way?
  • Who made the fire?
  • What is the person in the background doing?
  • Compare your life to the child’s in the picture. What’s similar and what’s different?
  • Is this child happy?
  • Further links:
    • Explore ‘cavemen’ in literature, television and film: discuss any historical inaccuracies e.g. The Flinstones;
    • Compare these characters with Stig of the Dump;
    • Link to The Croods;
    • Plot historical periods on a timeline – link to Stone Age to Iron Age.

Credit: Goro Fujita

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