Looking for a way to make Ancient Rome exciting and fun? Ditch the tired textbooks and strew hands on activities and riveting stories your children will love!
Sonlight is known for inspiring a love of learning with stories and experiences that are easy for kids to love and simple for parents to implement. History is exciting and fun for our family thanks to Sonlight! Take a look at these amazing resources and find the ones that are a great fit for you and your kiddos!
Sonlight has amazing picks for your story lovers and perfect projects for your hands on learners. This collection of Ancient Rome resources is a great collection for the whole family. Let them listen in on read alouds that help build connections with Ancient Rome, while keeping their hands busy with projects that reinforce learning about famous Roman people, places, and events.
For the Story Lover
Sonlight’s book picks help build connections and spark conversation. These selections featuring ancient Rome are perfect for story lovers. Caught up in plot twists and turns, our kids have been inspired to research and question what they know about Ancient Rome far more than they might if introduced to history via traditional text books.
Books like The Mystery of the Roman Ransom are perfect for reading aloud with family. Conversation naturally turns to inquiry and a desire to learn more about the book’s setting of Ancient Rome. Build cultural understanding of ancient history and an appreciation for Rome with a story line sure to induce lots of belly laughs.
The Ides of April is an engaging mystery that appeals to the heart and the mind. This book does an amazing job of creating an emotional connection to characters of integrity, which generates a strong desire to know more about the setting of Ancient Rome. The whole family learned so much history from this book!
Looking for the perfect mystery to get kids excited about Ancient Rome and learning Latin all at the same time? Detectives in Togas had my daughter asking about the origins of language and wanting to know more about Roman culture. Customs such as taking ones shoes off when entering a residence and the Roman baths were among her favorite curiosities. This mystery sucked in everybody in the family!
For the Hands on Learner
Juicy conversations about Ancient Rome are sure to be initiated by these engaging hands on activities! Get kids excited and asking questions about life in Ancient Rome. Story times often become more enjoyable when kids have something to engage their busy bodies freeing up their minds for incredible story lines.
Ready to tackle Ancient Rome? Chariot racing is an exciting place to start! Build your own chariot and get the conversation started about life and times in Ancient Rome. All unique supplies are included in this kit containing 9 hands on projects sure to please your history buff!
Color detailed scenes while learning more about daily Ancient Roman life. Detailed illustrations keep hands busy, allowing minds to focus on historical background. Peppered with factual annotations this “Dover Coloring Book” highlights Roman rule and social ranking, occupations, religious, entertainment and literature.
Famous Figures of Ancient Times provides both full color and blank, customizable paper figures to cut and assemble. Julius Caesar, Caesar Augustus, Constantine the Great, and Jesus are perfect for diving deep into Roman times. Some of our best times learning about Ancient Rome have been in imagining conversations between Jesus and pretty much every other character! So much fun!
For the Homeschool Family that Has Them All
Combine all of your kids as you study Ancient Rome! The hands-on projects, paper crafts, and coloring pages keep younger kids busy while you read aloud to the entire group. Homeschooling a large family has never and will never be easy, but Sonlight helps make it manageable and enjoyable! These resources are perfect for getting your family excited to learn more about Ancient Rome!
Ready for Ancient Rome?
Sonlight’s 30th Anniversary Giveaway: Ancient Rome
Perfect for project based and child led learning, this set will appeal to a broad range of ages. Get kids excited and invested in learning more about Ancient Rome through hands on activities and stories!
Products included in the bundle:
- The Mystery of the Roman Ransom
- The Ides of April
- Detectives in Togas
- World History Project Kit
- Life in Ancient Rome Coloring Book
- Famous Figures of Ancient Times
- 30 weeks of connecting giveaways
- 30th anniversary missions read-a-thon
- New curriculum guides
- 30th anniversaries freebies like this one
- 30 week Instagram Challenge
- save BIG on curriculum
Wishing you joy, peace, and most of all faith in your homeschool!