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Greek Mythology Studies

Updated: Jul 25

Greek Mythology helps kids learn about essential life values, such as family, friendship, and more. It also teaches us about love, solidarity, help, and the meaning of giving. People, heroes, gods, demigods, legends, and even monsters star in the myths of the ancient Greeks. Here are some resources my children Enjoyed this year:


Illustrated Stories from the Greek Myths

by Russell Punter


Heroes and heroines battle with terrifying monsters, mighty armies, and scheming gods in this thrilling collection of famous myths from Ancient Greece, including: "The Horse," "The Minotaur," "Bellerophon and Pegasus," "The Twelve Tasks of Heracles," "Perseus and the Gorgon," "The Odyssey," and more myths and a guide to the gods.











Z is for Zeus: a Greek mythology alphabet


An A to Z introduction to Greek mythology, including heroes, gods and goddesses, the Iliad, Dephi, and Labyrinth. Each topic is introduced with a poem and includes a detailed-filled expository text.









Weird but true! Know-it-all:

Greek mythology Flynn, Sarah Wassner Weird but true! (National Geographic Kids (Firm) The classic stories from Greek mythology come to life in this latest installment in the Weird But True Know-It-All series, featuring Zeus, Hades, Athena, Poseidon, Artemis, Heracles, Prometheus, and many more! From the god who gave mankind fire to who stood guard at the Underworld to famous fatal flaws, this book covers all the iconic Greek myths and key characters--along with wonderfully weird and surprising tidbits.






Greek mythology Jennings, Ken

Provides facts on the classic myths of the Greeks and Romans, from how Prometheus outsmarted the gods to how Achilles' heel led to his death.














Percy Jackson & the Olympians:

The Lightning Thief


A teenager discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an ongoing battle between the gods.











Greeking Out


My kids LOVE this kid-friendly retelling of classic ancient Greek myths! This podcast recalls some of the greatest stories ever told. Stories of gods and goddesses, monsters, and heroes! We have devoured all 42 episodes a few times.


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