Why was Stonehenge built?

In class on Tuesday we looked into the mystery of Stonehenge: why was it built, how did they build it and why did they build it where they did?

We started by looking at where the stones came from and the children were a little confused why they would drag stones all the way from Wales. Sami asked, ‘Why wouldn’t they just build it in Wales?’

Then the children stared to dig into reasons that historians have considered to be the reason why Stonehenge was built.

The children decided that they thought Stonehenge was built to measure when the summer and winter solstice occur.

Ancient Greece day

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