Heatwave Distractions: colouring and models!

Some ideas if you’re stuck inside trying not to melt with boredom or bored kids today and have a printer:

Build and/or colour something?

What about… 


VERY EASY BUILD:

✨Gladiator Paper Dolls (Free!)

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/RFNpA


COLOURING SHEETS:

✨The Olympians Colouring Book

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/khkEV

Colour while learning about the gods and ancient art!


EASY BUILD:

✨Build Your Own Ancient Greek Columns✨

Print in colour or take off the colour layer to add your own polychrome! Simple structure that slots together.  

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/BYOAGC


COLOUR-IN POSTER

✨Ancient Greek Pots✨

Seven Ancient Greek pottery styles to colour in and learn about

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/LDvpi


MEDIUM BUILD:

✨Achilles’ Chariot

http://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/CHARIOT

Build a colourful model of Achilles chariot, based on examples of Mycenaean/Bronze Age chariots from frescos. (Includes optional Hector 😬)


MEDIUM-HARD BUILD

✨Trojan Horse

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/iAbnv

Build a version of the Wooden Horse with a little Odysseus to accompany it.


MEDIUM-HARD BUILD

✨ The ENTIRE TROJAN WAR

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/twplayset

Black and white. Includes Achilles’ hut, the Achaian fortifications, the Walls of Troy and Skaian Gates, and the Trojan Horse, as well as 53 characters! (Excluding Paris – he’ll be in an file update…)


THE BIG BUILD

✨The Knossos Throne Room and LABYRINTH!

https://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/BYOLKTR

Build two incredible multi-layered playsets: the throne room, based on Knossos and Arthur Evans’ ‘recreation’ (and almost to scale) and the Labyrinth, with moving walls and playable as a game!

Also available separately:

✨Knossos Throne Room

http://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/GMCBYOTR

✨The Labyrinth

http://greekmythcomix.gumroad.com/l/GMCBYOL

Figures included in each!


I hope these provide a nice distraction, and good luck keeping cool! Remember to keep those blinds down and wear a cool damp towel round your shoulders! And even more luck if like me your child is far too young for any of these things and just wants to go outside 🥵