What was daily life like for children in Ancient Greece?

A lesson for KS2 about daily life for children in Ancient Greece, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets.

This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2.

 

Lesson: What was daily life like for children in Ancient Greece?
This lesson is designed to help pupils to understand more about key areas of daily life for Ancient Greek children. Pupils will play a game to compare elements of their own lifestyles to life for different children in Ancient Greece. They will research information about food, education, clothing and entertainment and then design their own version of an Ancient Greek pull-along toy. At the end of the lesson, pupils will examine how four historical sources from Ancient Greece give more clues about daily life for children.

 

Objectives:
To explore different areas of daily life for Ancient Greek children
To find out about popular Ancient Greek toys
To consider how we can know about what daily life was like so far in the past

 

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