Myths and legends

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Age 7–11

Meet Herakles, Theseus and Odysseus and explore the rich mythology of ancient Greece. This activity uses the myths of ancient Greece to encourage the students to observe objects and examine them in detail to create their own mythical beasts.

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Subjects covered

Art and design

Age ranges

Age 7–11 (KS2)

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gold glass medallion

Image: gold-glass medallion showing Herakles. Late Roman / Early Christian, 4th century AD. Probably from the catacombs in Rome.