Activities and Fireworks for Greek Heroes and Monsters

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September 24-28

Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Theater Masks

2. Key Points – Greek Heroes and Monsters

3. Collaborative – Land Formations

4. Writing – Mythical Creatures

5. Math/Logic – Ancient Measuring

6. Genius Principle - Heroes

7. Big Activity – Greek Theater

8. Movement - Golden Fleece

Minecraft Activities

  1. Fly with Icarus

  2. Explore the labyrinth

  3. Go on a quest for the golden fleece

  4. Build challenge: Create a monster

Upcoming Events

  • Weekly teen hangouts in Santa Ana: https://www.facebook.com/events/317560022131506/

  • Disneyland meetup: October 3 https://www.celebrationeducation.com/copy-of-theme

  • Field trips – Note: some trips have limited space – register now!! https://www.celebrationeducation.com/field-trips

  • 9/26 SS Lane Victory Ship

  • 10/10 Science of Sailing

  • 10/31 Calico Ghost Town

  • 11/14 Solar Tour and Demo

  • 11/28 Prosthetics Tour

Fireworks

Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • Learn about Greek heroes that are not from mythology: http://greece.mrdonn.org/people.html

  • Pretend you are a reporter. You get to interview one of the Greek heroes. Which would you interview? What questions would you ask? How do you think your questions would be answered? Write your conversation. If you like, you can also have a friend pretend to be the Greek hero that you interview.

  • Research a Greek hero. Find out the basic facts about this hero, including the what, when, where, how and why about this person. Write about why this person is considered a significant figure from history. How does this person influence us today?

  • Play an ancient Greece trivia game: https://www.quia.com/rr/38473.html

  • Make your own Greek Myths: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/mythmachine_pop.htm

  • Animated Aesop's Fables: http://www.umass.edu/aesop/fables.php

  • Make Pandora's Box.