The Stone Age and Bronze Age
By Jen Green
Designed to get kids thinking - and making! Key topics are explored through a mixture of facts and crafts
What do you know about the Stone Age and Bronze Age? Explore the incredible history of Britain during these times and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Hunter-gathering, stone tools, cave paintings and of course crafting objects from bronze are all covered in this book, along with extra information about the era, such as the ice ages and the invention of the wheel.
Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. You can make: a 'stone' axe, a cave art-style handprint painting, a 'bronze sword', a wheeled cart, a pot and a model of Stonehenge.
Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Eight books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.
Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.
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28 Apr 2016
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Each section has an appropraite craft to support learning, so children will learn to make a handprint painting, coil pot and a model of Stonehenge, for example. These activities are perfect for topic work and creating classroom displays — Parents In Touch