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The Greeks Crafts From the Past - Chick-fil-a Book (Chick-fil-A Growing Kids inside and Out)
The Greeks Crafts From the Past - Chick-fil-a Book - Chick-fil-A Growing Kids inside and Out Author:Gillian Chapman Helping Kids develop - This book contains projects and Jewelry, pictures, art & crafts models for the entire family to enjoy: — Gr 4-7--These titles offer sophisticated-looking crafts that children will want to try. Each double-page spread depicts a sample from antiquity whose form or subject inspired the project. A Greek vase yields papier-mache... more » pottery. A photograph of the Forum spawns a "Roman Ruin Desk Organizer" made with tubes and corrugated cardboard. Chapman gives a short description of each object, a list of materials, illustrated step-by-step instructions, and a picture of the finished project. Both books include cultural overviews, safety precautions, and highlighted words defined in a glossary. There is no map in The Romans. The books are different enough from the "Craft Topics" series (Watts) to justify purchasing and will provide a creative approach to history.
Adults using these titles may want to temper the tone to encourage innovation--in the spirit of the Romans!« less