From famous stories to famous discoveries, so much of our modern-day culture has roots in ancient Greece! Throughout this week, we’ll explore this fascinating country and culture while strengthening your child’s skills in a variety of subjects, including math, science, and literacy.
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Level 1: Greece Unit
γεια σας! (Or yeia sas, which is Greek for hello!) This week will we immerse ourselves in all things Greece. Besides learning about the people and culture of this ancient and modern civilization, we will also practice important fine and gross motor skills.
Ancient Greece: Week 4
We begin our final week of Greek studies by learning about ancient Greek inventions and government. We will learn about the lasting impact the Greeks have had on our modern world and how their influence in our lives.
Ancient Greece: Week 3
For week three of our Greece Unit, we’ll take a trip to Mount Olympus to learn how the Greek gods impacted life, culture, literature, and more.
Ancient Greece: Week 2
The Olympics as we know them today are very different from the original games that began in Greece. This week we will learn about the history of the games.
Ancient Greece: Week 1
There is so much to examine in Greek history—get ready for an exciting month with your child! For our first week, we’ll explore some geography, a famous myth, and more about this rich culture.
Greece: Simple Acropolis craft
The Acropolis is one of the most famous archaeological sites of Greece. Part of why it has been able to last so long is the strength of its column design. Let’s learn more about that with this activity today that will also help reinforce shapes for younger children.
Greece: Ancient urn story activity
Much of what we know about life in Ancient Greece has actually been learned from their pottery. That’s because their pottery was often decorated with depictions of their popular myths and early Mediterranean life.
Greece: Felt Olympic games wreath craft
In the original Greek Olympic games, the winner of an event wasn’t given a gold, silver, or bronze medal like they are in the Olympics today. instead, they received a wreath of leaves! Let’s make our own leaf crown (and work those fine motor skills!) using this simple tutorial. What you need: green felt thinContinue reading “Greece: Felt Olympic games wreath craft”