Author(s): Carmella van Vleet
This book is suitable for ages 7 to 9 years. From the Olympics and Sparta to the Trojan Horse and the birth of democracy, this interactive reference delves into one of the world's most fascinating civilisations - ancient Greece - and illustrates how deeply it continues to influence modern life. Utilising 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. Age 7-9
"This truly fascinating book makes connections to history, math, and science while focusing mainly on the art and culture of ancient Egypt." -- School Arts Magazine, on Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself"