Studying volcanoes or Mount Vesuvius? Check out these free homeschool unit study resources, including suggested children’s books, websites, online activities, printables, crafts, videos and snack ideas.

Mt. Vesuvius Day – August 24, 79 AD: Mt. Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the city of Pompeii. Here is a list of resources to pull together to create a unit study to learn more about this historical event.

This post contains affiliate links.

Book List



Online Activities

All About Volcanoes – don’t forget to take the interactive quiz and download the worksheets!

Free Printables, Activities, & Crafts

DIY Volcano
Volcano Art for toddlers


Volcano Unit Study YouTube Playlist

Snack Ideas

Be sure to check out my Pinterest Board for even more ideas and activities to learn about Mt. Vesuvius and Volcanoes.


Jenny Morris is a Christ-following, Military wife-married to her own personal G.I. Joe. Mama of 4 amazing kids, ages ranging from 6 years to 25 years, 3 boys & 1 girl. Happily homeschooling for 11 years. She is the author of Faith and Good Works, where she writes mostly about homeschooling & her family life. When she isn’t chasing after her two youngest sons, she enjoys photography, crocheting, and genealogy. You can find Jenny on FacebookTwitterG+ and Pinterest.