DK Discovery Day ~ Findout! Ancient Rome ~ GIVEAWAY!

History was always one of my favorite subjects when I was in school. I found it fascinating to learn about the past and of course it helped that our teacher always made it fun to learn history. ๐Ÿ™‚ Although those years of schoolwork and history assignments are over for me, these days I have the privilege of getting to learn about history all over again – this time through the eyes of my own children!

One of our favorite ways to learn history is to read. It’s especially fun to read history books that are filled with more than just long words…books like the ones that you can find at DK Canada! DK findout! Ancient Rome is one of the books that we’ve been learning from recently. This book is certainly NOT the types of boring history books that you may remember from your school days. It is filled with amazing (real life) photos, fun quizzes and lots of great facts and information. It is written to be kid-friendly and is age-appropriate and understandable.

In DK findout! Ancient Rome you’ll get to travel back in time and discover what life was like during the Roman Empire. You’ll read about gladiators, emperors and the daily lives of Roman people. For example…Did you know that soldiers walked over 20 miles a day with their heavy armor and ate garlic to stay healthy? Sounds like it would work…and like it was also a lot of WORK! ๐Ÿ˜‰ There are all kinds of neat and unusual facts like this tucked into this book. It is a highly interactive and engaging history book that will capture the attention of kids (and adults too! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) much more quickly than the more traditional history books.

In addition to the books, DK Canada also has a free online resource where you can find all kinds of great educational information on a WIDE variety of topics. You’ll find this at www.dkfindout.com.

Why not make it your goal this year to learn more, expand your knowledge, and have fun while doing it?

WIN IT!

DK Canada is giving one of our readers a copy of DK findout! Ancient Rome! In order to enter please follow the instructions on the form below. Open to Canada only. Contest ends January 26, 2016.

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  1. I would also love to have DK findout! Ancient Egypt for our daughters! Looks interesting ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Wendy Jensen says:

    Another DK Findout! book I would like to read is DK findout! Dinosaurs.

  3. Would also love reading DK findout! Solar System.

  4. Jennifer P. says:

    We would also love DK findout! Ancient Egypt and DK findout! Science in our home!

  5. We would also enjoy reading DK findout! Science.

  6. Rosanne Robinson says:

    Another DK book I would like to read is: DK findout! Ancient Egypt.

  7. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I always loved history and so my obvious choice is DK findout! Ancient Egypt, which I also studied whilst at school so it would be nice to rehash that. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. I’d also love to read DK findout! Ancient Egypt.

  9. I’d also like to read DK findout! Ancient Egypt

  10. elaine douglas says:
  11. Nicole Jubleew says:

    We would also enjoy reading DK findout! Solar System

  12. Caryn Coates says:

    I would love to read DK findout! Solar System

  13. I would also like to check out DK findout! Dinosaurs.

  14. I’d like the DK findout! Stone Age

  15. Angela Mitchell says:

    We’d love to read DK findout! Stone Age.

  16. I’d also like the Volcano DK find out book

  17. John Smith says:

    I think “DK findout! Volcanoes” would also be very interesting.

  18. missbobloblaw says:

    I think I’d like to read DK findout! Science.

  19. Lots of great DK findout books! My kids would also love to read Animals or Volcanoes! Thank you very much for this chance! ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    Congratulations Darwin, I’m sure that you’ll love this book and find it very interesting and informative.

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