Kids will love learning about Greek Mythology for Kids with these free printable emergent readers. These books help children learn about twelve of the most well known male gods and female goddesses of ancient Greece. This is a fun history supplement for kindergarteners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students.
Greek Mythology For Kids
Have fun learning about Greek mythology for kids with these free printables that help explore Greek gods and goddesses. Each of the pages helps tell the story ancient Greeks told about their gods. These stories are called myths (short for mythology). Understanding Greek mythology is a great way for kids to explore ancient history for kids, cultural references, understand Greek culture that influenced one of the world wonder – the Parthenon and acropolis in Athens, Greece.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this low prep activity for helping students learn about the gods and goddesses of Greek Mythology. We love teaching our preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade and junior high students, in 7th grade and 8th grade, about ancient history including their unique beliefs and cultures that shaped their ancient civilization. These are even a handy tool for adults as a concise, Greek mythology for dummies =)
Greek gods for Kids
Greek gods and goddesses
Teaching children about different Greek mythology for children is fun, easy, and no prep with these printable emergent reader books. Simply color, read, and learn about ancient Greek culture. These mini books would be great used as part of a unit study on Ancient Greece, Greek Mythology, or as a way for children to practice their reading while learning about another culture.
These mini books contain two cover pages, allowing children to choose and decorate their own. After this, there are six pages all about the gods and goddesses to add behind this. While reading these books, children will learn about
- 12 male Greek gods – Achilles, Apollo, Ares, Atlas, Cronus, Dionysus, Hades, Hercules, Odysseus, Perseus, Poseidon, and Zeus
- 12 female Greek goddesses – Andromeda, Aphrodite, Arachne, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Helen of Troy, Hera, Medusa, Pandora, Persephone, and Rhea.
Greek Mythology Stories for Kids
To prepare this low prep Greek mythology activity, simply print the black and white pages on plain printer paper (to save on printer ink) and cut the pages in half before stacking the pages up with the cover on the top and stapling the book together along the left side. As these two mythology for kids books are completely in blackline, kids can get creative by decorating the cute clipart images however they desire using crayons, markers, colored pencils, gel pens, etc.
There are two different books, one telling about male Greek mythology gods and the other female Greek mythology names. Extra pages for children to write on could also be added, after reading books and researching more on this topic.
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