Seven Wonders of the World Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization with 20 Projects by Carmella Van Vleet

Seven Wonders of the World Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization with 20 Projects

Written by Carmella Van Vleet
Illustrated by


Seven Wonders of the World Discover Amazing Monuments to Civilization with 20 Projects by Carmella Van Vleet

Ages 9 to 12 years. Illustrating spectacular architectural feats and creations of great beauty, this handbook introduces children to the original Seven Wonders of the World as well as the monuments on the new list. The creativity and ingenuity of human history are captured in detail as these icons of world culture are explored, offering opportunities to discover amazing civilisations, technological innovations, and a shared global heritage. Interesting sidebars, fun trivia, and entertaining illustrations make for an accessible and engaging trip through time while hands-on projects encourage active learning. With minimal adult supervision and using supplies commonly found in most households, activities range from creating a model Colosseum to fashioning a working water pump. From the Pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the ruins of Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China, this activity book conveys the value of preserving the worlds treasures.


DIG Magazine A great read - informative, yet concise. Definitely a book you'll want to revisit to try out every project.

Marla Conn, educational consultant The illustrations enhanced

About the Author

Carmella Van Vleet is the author of Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Explore Ancient Egypt!, Explore Ancient Greece!, Explore Ancient Rome!, and Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself. Her work has been featured in Highlights, Parenting, and Scholastic Instructor. She lives in Lewis Center, Ohio.

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120 pages


Carmella Van Vleet
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Publication date

1st April 2011



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