Ancient Greece - Drinking Vessel (Hands on History Pottery Kit)

Ancient Greece - Drinking Vessel (Hands on History Pottery Kit)

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Grades: 3-AD

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Publisher Description:

Art In History's replica allows all ages 7+ to explore the Ancient Greeks in a fun and engaging activity.

Each Kit Contains:

* 6.5" x 4.5" Unfinished Pottery-Greek Vessel (For Decorative Use Only)

* High Quality Paint Brush

* Sponge

* Paint Kit

* Disposable Paint Pallets

* Craft Paper (to protect the painting surface)

* Step-by-Step Decorating Instructions

Free Lesson Download Including:

* History of the artifact

* History of the time period

* Maps

* Step-by-step decorating instructions

Join Art In History in an exploration of the Ancient Greek Geometric Period.

Greece, the birthplace of Democracy, was approximately the size of modern-day New York. Mountains cover seventy-five percent of Greece. The country consists of a peninsula and many outer islands. By 750 B.C., the polis, or city-state, became the center of Greek life. The term politics comes from this Greek Term. Each polis surrounded a hill that was fortified on top. This building was called the acropolis. The acropolis in Athens is one that is used in most pictures of Greece. Between 750 B.C. and 700 B.C. Homer wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey. These epic poems tell the story of the Trojan War. Homer's epics tell a great deal about life in Ancient Greece, stressing certain ideals (or values) and the importance of human excellence. The best evidence of Ancient Greek activity, both historically and culturally, has been provided by archaeological finds of pottery.

Replicate the Greek Vessel Homer would have used in 750 B.C. and let the learning begin today!

Proudly Made In America!

Category Description for Hands-on History Pottery Kits:

There are a lot of neat historical crafts and craft ideas available, but it's not easy to find one that you'd happily keep on display after that school year, right? That's why we're so impressed with these kits. You're actually painting a pottery replica of a historical artifact... no paper mache or duct tape needed! Each kit includes an unfinished piece of pottery based on the artifact, a paint brush, sponge, paint, a disposable paint palette, step-by-step painting instructions, and craft paper/packing material, to protect your painting area. To take the activity further and learn more about the artifact and the historical time period that it represents, take advantage of the free lesson download, which is packed with lots of additional information. We love the quality of the materials and the reasonable price! Made in the USA. - Jess




Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
3
Grade End
AD
EAN
850497005022
Format
Other
Brand Name
Art in History
Weight
1.05 (lbs.)
Dimensions
6.0" x 6.0" x 6.0"
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Hands-on enrichment for my visual-spatial, artsy learners
Amy S on Oct 5, 2021
adding hands-on activities to our history studies
User on Dec 2, 2020
Hands-on enrichment for my visual-spatial, artsy learners
Amy S on Oct 5, 2021
will go with history unit
Kimberly F on Aug 24, 2021
adding hands-on activities to our history studies
User on Dec 2, 2020
We'll be studying Ancient Greece.
User on Oct 2, 2020
history - homeschooling
Bethany S on Jul 30, 2020
I am a special education teacher for Ancient Civilizations in 6th grade. I am always looking for hands on activities that tie into our curriculum and standards.
Tammy R on Jul 7, 2020
Christmas gift
Philip K on Dec 7, 2017
We are learning about Greek history and thought a hands-on project would enhance our studies.
Tiffany P on Dec 7, 2016
Studying Ancient Greece with 3rd and 6th grader -- they will get to decorate their own piece of pottery.
Heather M on Oct 19, 2015
will go with history unit
Kimberly F on Aug 24, 2021
We'll be studying Ancient Greece.
User on Oct 2, 2020
Can my kids drink from this? Is it safe to drink from?
User on Apr 13, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, I would not recommend it for drinking. But It is fantastic as a decorative piece for a project.
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Great Art Project
My children loved painting these for our Greece unit. I love that everything you need is included. It made it very simple to complete this fun art project.
October 18, 2021
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