Spotlighted Site

The Winged Sandals is an arts project designed to inspire 6-11yr olds about  Ancient Greece. It has animated stories, character cards with the facts on all the main characters from this period of history, as well as games and historical information…..really worth a visit!



BBC Children’s History
BBC history for children site gives lots of information on all aspects of Ancient Greece. A great site, easy to navigate.

Channel 4 Learning
Channel 4’s learning zone site for children with activities for home and quizzes about the Ancient Greeks as well as worksheets and an image bank.

British Museum Ancient Greece
Excellent site from the British Museum with loads of well presented information as well as stories and challenge.

The Olympics
Site all about the Olympics, not specifically aimed at children but lots of pictures and a good FAQ section.

Woodlands Junior Site
Written specifically to support school projects this is a great site with lots of information all in easy to navigate sections.

Greek Myths
Site that gives information on key Gods and Heros in Greek Mythology. Not specifically aimed at children so parents advised to check content and there are adverts for online games on the site.

Ancient Greek Artefacts
Birmingham Museum School’s site has pictures of artefacts from Ancient Greece with information about them and what we can learn from them.

Greek Alphabet
Link to a simple but useful page giving the Greek alphabet.

All about Ancient Greece
Very easy to navigate site with information on all areas of ancient Greece from daily life and government to myths and religion. Not written for children but does have good images of Ancient Greek artefacts and a good section on art.

Ancient Greek Gods, Heroes and Mythical creatures
Site with easy to follow information on all of the Greek Gods, as well as many of the charaters from Greek Mythology.

Winged Sandals
Very stylish animated site (flash or HTML version) by the Australian Arts council with animated versions of some of the Greek Myths as well as information, games and things to make.

Ancient Greece
History section of www.wingedsandals with information on with information on all aspects of Ancient Greece from Greek thinkers to Gods and daily life.

Great site created for children with all the Greek Heroes and Gods.

University of Manchester – Greece
Easy to follow and understand site on Ancient Greece from the Children’s University of Manchester.

Myths and Legends – Animated tales
Quite simple animated myths and legends from around the world, includes some from Ancient Greece.