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Classical Kids: An Activity Guide to Life in Ancient Greece and Rome

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Travel back in time to see what life was like in ancient Greece and Rome while having fun with hands-on activities such as making a star gazer; chiseling a clay tablet; weaving Roman sandals; making a Greek mosaic; creating Roman jewelry; throwing Greek pottery; casting a vote in a Roman-style election; and much more. Learn how these civilizations contributed to our presen ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by Chicago Review Press
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I love books like this with simple, doable activities that introduce kids to important topics. The book design is nice. Any person could pick this up and quickly do a few activities about ancient Greece or Rome with little or no preparation.

I was, however, disappointed to find several errors almost immediately. The author explains that the Pythagoreans discovered 4 Platonic solids, then shows us how to make 5. (There are five.) She then explains that the Sieve of Eratosthenes works by crossing o
big hit here for fun school projects
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