There is a wealth of knowledge on the Internet to help your children with their history projects on the Romans but it can take many hours to find the relevant sites. Here are twelve of the best sites I found, so that your children can spend more time actually researching the subjects than looking for research material.
Romans in Sussex
A very good site for any child between the ages of 7 and 16 who is learning about the Romans. It covers the following themes: Invasion and Consolidation, Administration and Society, The Towns and Countryside, Personal Lifestyle, Food and drink, Entertainment, Crafts and Industry, Transport and Communication, Merchants and Money, Religion and Burial and The Military.
Who were the Romans?
This is an interactive site about the Romans who lived in Britain for 7 – 10 year olds. As well as information on the invasion of Britain by the Romans, Roman homes, Roman gods, the Army, their Food, Clothes and Numerals, there is a fascinating Roman fact randomly given at a click of a button.
BBC Education – The Romans
This site is designed for Key Stage 2 pupils, covering the Roman Invasion of Britain, The Army, Leisure, Religion, Families and Children, Roman Remains, Roads and Places and Technology.
This website gives great information on how and why the wall was built.
The Roman Baths.
A video and slide tour of the Roman Baths in Bath.
The Romans in Staffordshire
Good information and pictures on many aspects of Roman life.
A very good website from Nettlesworth Primary School covering Important People, Child's Life, Military News, Art and Craft, Fun and Games and Important Events.
Celts and Romans
This website covers the Romans in Britain, Roman soldiers, Roman villas and what the Romans did for us.
Although not so appealing visually, this site is very informative about the following aspects of Roman life : The Hippodrome, The Roman Empire, Roman Army, Roman Baths, Roman Clothes, Roman Emperors, Roman Entertainment, Roman Glass, Roman Politics, Roman Theatre and Julius Caesar.
Daily Life in Ancient Rome
An appealing site for children. All about what the Romans ate for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner , their Clothing and Hair styles, the Forum, Schools, The Baths, Roman Houses, Toys and Games, Entertainment, Roman Families, Weddings, Life in the Country and Great Builders.
The Romans in Britain
A brief synopsis of the Roman stay in Britain giving a general overview.
History of the Net – The Romans
This is a comprehensive site covering the legend of Rome, Roman Society, Food, Clothing, Gladiators, Numerals, Education, Children's Games, Entertainment, Slavery, Bath House, Roads, Trade, Invasion of Britain and Fall of the Empire.