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Box 4 & 5 The Ancient Greeks

These two boxes contains a selection of costumes representing different individuals within Ancient Greek society and Ancient Greek myths. The boxes also contains a number of replica artefacts from everyday life. Useful as both an introductory tool and as support throughout the topic, these boxes provides opportunity for the exploration of Ancient Greek life and how we use Greek Ideas today.

Ideal for use with Key Stage 2, year 5

Key learning objectives

  • History: To enable pupils to explore what life was like in Ancient Greece by handling costumes and replica objects, and by taking part in group activities.
  • Speaking and Listening: To encourage pupils to work effectively as a member of a group, using speaking and listening skills.
  • Literacy: To Explore interpretations of life in Ancient Greece by studying Greek myths.

Box contents

  • Costumes for a slave, an ancient Greek lady (box 4) or a Greek man (box 5) and Zeus (box 4) or persephone (box 5)
  • Replica Artefacts including an oil lamp, bronze figure of Athena, painted vase, wax tablet and wooden stylus, long jump weights and ancient Greek coins.
  • Resources include books, display labels and a CD of Greek music

Hiring a box

Collect on a Monday between 12pm and 5:30pm, and return on a Friday before 5:30pm.
Closed 1pm to 1.30pm.

To discuss your needs or to make a booking contact Alexandra Walker tel 01962 678199.