Educational activities for kids: How to make a courtyard column

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Do you have a child, or a classroom full of children excited to explore the fascinating civilization of Ancient Greece? Then you’ll love this Reading Kingdom recommended educational activities for kids.

Explore Ancient Greece! 25 Projects, Activities, Experiments by Carmella Van Vleet is an activity book for young readers ages 6 – 9. The book features 25 hands-on projects, activities, and experiments to help kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more.

Click here to download this excellent educational activity for kids: How to make a courtyard column.

Here’s what author Carmella Van Vleet has to say about this activity:

“Cover your workspace with newspaper. Stand the toilet paper roll on top of the cardboard. Carefully draw two matching circles that are slightly bigger than the end of the paper roll. Cut the circles out with the scissors.” (Download the rest of the activity instructions here.)

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Carmella Van Vleet

Carmella Van Vleet is a former teacher and the author of Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Seven Wonders, several titles in the Explore Your World Series, How to Avoid School Snafus, Writing Club, and Writing Club II. She lives in Lewis Center, Ohio.