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Trojan War Homeschool Lesson

We have had huge fun, learning all about the well known Trojan horse in our Trojan War Homeschool Lesson. We read lots, wrote lots, carried out some hilarious hands on activities, made our own board game and recreated the tale of the Trojan horse using...an elephant! You will want to read on... The Trojan War…

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Mystery of History: Lesson Twelve – Minoans

I really enjoyed this lesson on the ancient Minoans. Gary and I had visited the British Museum, and so I had made a point to get some photos of the Minoan section, which made it all the more exciting for the girls! Minoans: Reading Firstly, I read the Mystery of History lesson and then the…

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Courage and a Clear Mind: True Adventures of the Ancient Greeks {Review}

I was thrilled when I was approached by the company which has produced some of my favourite history curriculum to review a handful of audio products, including Courage and a Clear Mind: True Adventures of the Ancient Greeks.  The Well Trained Mind will be known to all of you.  They are the company behind The…

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Looking Back: Ancient Greece – Spartans

I've found the rest of my photos pertaining to our ancient Greek studies (still can't find my Roman ones) and thought I'd post some of them in a few 'looking back' posts.  'Looking back' posts are full of the learning we did prior to me keeping a blog.  As they are part of our past…

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Looking Back: Ancient Greece – Aesop’s Fables

Continuing with my  series ‘Looking Back’, where I am documenting learning the children and I did together prior to me blogging, this post is all about the Aesop's Fables.  We did Ancient Greece about two years ago, when the children were about 8 and A was about 2 and B didn’t exist yet! First I had…

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Looking Back: Ancient Greece – The Olympics

Continuing with my  series 'Looking Back', where I am documenting learning the children and I did together prior to me blogging, this post is all about the Olympics.  We did Ancient Greece about two years ago, when the children were about 8 and A was about 2 and B didn't exist yet! One can't study Ancient…

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Looking Back: Ancient Greece – Play Acting Athenian Hierarchy

It seems like an age since my last 'Looking Back' Post on Ancient Minoans.  After the Minoans we studied Mycenaean history, but it doesn't make for very interesting reading and I can't find any photos so I'm skipping straight onto Athenian Hierarchy. The social structure was very specific in ancient Greece and very clear-cut.  It…

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Looking Back: Ancient Greece – Minoans

I’m doing a series called looking back, documenting learning the children and I did together prior to me blogging.  This week I'll be going back 2 years to when we studied the ancient Greeks, beginning with the Minoans (the girls were 8 and T11 was 9).  I loved teaching about the Minoans.  They seemed to…

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How to Make an Ancient Greece Game Board to Reinforce Learning

I gave you a peek of our board game made during our fun week and thought I'd do a post on how I made it.  The children and I had discussed our ideas and all knew vaguely what it was we were aiming for. The first thing I did, at the beginning of the week, was…

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