100 Facts Roman Britain is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children aged 7+ learn everything they need to know about the rule of the Roman Empire.
• Kids learn more easily with bitesized information.
• Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts.
• Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice.
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One of our expertly written ancient Rome books for kids, 100 Facts Roman Britain covers key topics about Roman history in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page is covered in detailed illustrations and colourful photographs that bring the text to life for kids.
Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Roman Britain:
• The expansion of the Roman Empire and the conquest of Britain
• Building a network of roads and new towns
• Romans in the army, working the land and enjoying leisure time
Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts:
• Roman ships have been found preserved in the mud of the river Thames. Archaeologists have also discovered London's first wharves, along with dockers' tools and pottery jars.
• When ordered to invade Britain in AD 43, the Roman troops downed weapons and went on strike. They complained that the order was unfair because the Channel shore marked the edge of the human world.
• Dishes for a Roman banquet might include moray eel, thrushes, dormice, bear cutlets, sows' udders, sea urchins or poached snails!
Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include:
• Design a fashionable Roman pendant using scissors, thread, card, paint and a paintbrush
• Quiz question: The Romans invented gunpowder. True or false?
• Make your own Celtic mirror out of card and decorate with sparkly tin foil, gold wrapping paper and gold paint
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