Explore Ancient Greece! by


Explore Ancient Greece! by

From the Olympics and Sparta to the Trojan Horse and the birth of democracy, this interactive reference delves into one of the worlds most fascinating civilizationsancient Greeceand illustrates how deeply it continues to influence modern life. Utilizing easily obtainable materials and requiring scant adult supervision, 25 hands-on projects instantly immerse kids in ancient Greek culture while diagrams, facts, jokes, and activities educate young readers on topics such as housing, food, clothing, toys, and science in this golden Mediterranean society. Step-by-step instructions are provided for each project, which include creating a Greek vase, an Olympic wreath, and a Trojan Horse, as well as participating in a Greek trial.


This little gem from Nomad Press is a great book for learning about Ancient Greece... Well-suited to an individual homeschoolthe activities are interesting enough for a parent to do with an only child, or with a housefulthis book would also make a great basis for a co-op hands-on history class. Highly recommended! Eclectic Homeshool Online Fun book about an otherwise daunting culture. Kids will enjoy the format of the book with its cartoon-like drawings and jokes. The text is punctuated with fun fonts and sidebars that enrich the historical narrative of the text. Very fun activities make learning about this culture a great experience. CLEAR Reviews, C.J. Connor Campbell County Public Library

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1st July 2008



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