Greek Vases

An Assignment with a Twist 
Scratch paper Greek vases
from Art Lessons for Kids

Make Your Own Ancient Greece - Drinking Vessel (900-700 BC) kit at Art in History.

How to Make a Spartan Helmet out of Cardboard and Paper Mache

The Completed Helmet
at Storm the Castle

Ancient Greece: Famous Men

Making Reed Pipes to go with Pythagoras and the Ratios at Highhill Homeschool Education

Pythagoras fun for kids 2
The knotted rope and other activities to go with What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras at
Navigating By Joy.
Archimedes Screw at Highhill Homeschool Education.

Activity to go with Archimedes Takes a Bath at Highhill Homeschool Education.

Eratosthenes activity to go with The Librarian who Measured the Earth at Almost Unschoolers.

Greek Temple Architecture

at Highhill Homeschool

Teaching Ancient History with Star Trek

Teaching Ancient History With Star Trek
at Milk and Cookies

Ancient Greece History Oral and Writing Assignments

Athenian Hierarchy Interviews at Angelicscaliwags
Spartans did not usually marry until age thirty.  They were not allowed to live with their wives but could visit occasionally
Acting out the Spartans in history at Angelicscaliwags

at Highhill Homeschool

Ancient Greece Lapbooks

looking at ancient greece lapbook
Ancient Greece Lapbook and resources at Jimmie's Squadoo Lens
Lapbook picture from All That's Goood!
Lapbook download at Daisies and Dominos

Free Download: Story Cards of Odysseus's Wanderings

at All That's Goood

Ancient Greek Board Games to Review History and Geography

"Digging Up Greece"  (a multi-level board game)
at Ellen McHenry's Basement Workshop
To teach (or review) the history and geography of ancient Greece.

Example of Ancient Greece Board Game at Angelicscaliwags
Or make your own game.

Classical World Through Art

at Art History Mom

Ancient Greek Music and Art

at Homeschool Mosaics

The Olympics


from Olympic Games, March 2010
To celebrate and learn more about the Olympics, you could hold your own Olympic games, such as shot put (a ball thrown from shoulder level), standing high jump, race-in-armor (piggy-back races substitute), pentathlon {consisting of discus (or Frisbee) throw, long jump, javelin (mop handle) throw, running and wrestling (sock wrestling).} The winners (all of them) can be treated to an awards ceremony where they are presented with "laurel" leaf crowns and a banquet.
Lighting our Ice Cream Olympic Torch at Makes and Takes

Winter Olympics

Winter Olympics Art Curriculum
A Simple Start in Chalk Pastels: Winter Olympics is available now for only $4.99 at Hodgepodge
Since the winter games are going on now, we learned about some of the winter Olympic sports.
Winter Games Homeschool Printables
free Winter Games Homeschool Printables at Imagine Our Life
  • Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey on a Baking Sheet from Dabblingmomma
  • Bob Sledding
How to draw a bobsled, for kids!
How to Draw a Bobsled at Art For Kids!
  • Skiing
  • Figure Skating
Download Move Like a Figure Skater Game at Creative Family Fun
  • Speed Skating
  • Snowboarding
  • Ski Jumping
  • Luge
  • Curling
See the post on how to do this at Filth Wizardry
More inspiration can be found at:

Ancient China: Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties

T11's questions and answer sheet
Shang Dynasty and Writing Systems at Angelicscaliwags
Oracle bones, Chinese calligraphy. wooden writing strip sealed in a clay envelope, a chop and Chinese dinner.
and at JABLK5
Potter's Wheel, Ivory Carving, Wooden Books, Triple Venn Diagram to show the differences and similarities of Budda, LaoZu, and Confucious, Confucious Gardens.


CHINA: KINGDOM OF BAMBOO at Marie's Pastiche

There is a history of bamboo agriculture and use for 7000 yrs, becoming in wide, daily use during the Shang dynasty.