Ancient Greece Crafts

We have a collection of crafts for our Ancient Greece theme which we hope will inspire you and your children!

Make A Greek Mask

Make A Greek Mask

Actors in Greek theatre wore masks to depict different characters and emotions. Very few of these masks survive though many images can be found on pottery and sculptures.

Make A Greek Shield

Make A Greek Shield

The Greek soldier, or hoplite, usually carried a large wooden shield into battle. We made this simple, but very impressive, shield, using two large circles of cardboard.

Make A Greek Vase

Make A Greek Vase

We made some pottery inspired by Ancient Greece using simple terracotta pots

Make A Hoplite Shield

Make A Hoplite Shield

Ancient Greek soldiers were also known as Hoplites. They carried a large shield often made of wood. These were painted by the individual soldiers to their own design. Our hoplite shield below is made out of a paper plate and some imagination!

Make A Medusa Headband

Make A Medusa Headband

Here is a quick way for children to dress up as Medusa - the Gorgon with a head of snakes from Greek mythology! (We also have a Medusa wig craft, suitable for older children).

Make A Medusa Wig

Make A Medusa Wig

In Greek mythology Medusa was a Gorgon who had snakes for hair. Looking into her eyes would turn a person into stone.

Make an Olive Leaf Crown

Make an Olive Leaf Crown

At the ancient Olympic games, winners were usually awarded with a crown made of olive leaves.

Olive Leaf Crown Instructions

You will need:

Make an Olympic Medal

Make an Olympic Medal

Here is a quick and easy way to make your own "gold" medal for the Olympic games!

You will need:

Make an Olympic Torch

Make an Olympic Torch

The Olympic torch is a widely-recognised symbol of the Olympic games with its origins going back to Ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the games.

More Ancient Greece Resources


Ancient Greece Notebooking Pages
Ancient Greece Notebooking Pages

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