Ancient Rome for Kids - a great site which is easy to navigate, and set out according to three stages of the history of Ancient Rome - as a kingdom, a republic and as an empire. Maps, daily life, role of women, roman myths, religion, Emperors and numerous other topics are explained in kid-friendly language. There are a range of PowerPoint presentations also available on the site for lessons and discussions.
Hands-on History Activities for Learning about Ancient Civilizations
Do you have a child, or a classroom full of children excited to explore the fascinating civilization of Ancient Rome? Explore Ancient Rome! 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 Roman homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods, entertainment, and more.
My Ancient Rome Art Project with a Year 6/7 Class. Colour in a face portrait of a Roman Emperor. Use crepe paper in balls to create 3D-effect on face. Create a Roman mosaic in the background using 2-3 colours of craft paper. The display turns out beautifully with so many colours... lightens up the whole classroom!