Today we are learning about Greek mythology, with a fun print out page about the Greek God of roads and travel and the messenger of the Greek Gods, Hermes. Simply download & print the fun facts about Hermes and have some fun while learning about Greek Mythology! Our printable fun facts pdf includes two pages filled with Greek mythology pictures and facts about the Greek God Hermes that kids of all ages will enjoy at home or in the classroom.
Free printable greek mythology Hermes facts for kids
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How much do you know about Greek Mythology? Did you know that when Hermes was a baby he stole Apollo’s (the greek god of music and the sun) entire herd of cattle? That’s right, a baby stole an entire herd of cows!
Fun facts about the greek god hermes to share with your friends
- Hermes is the messenger of the Greek Gods.
- Hermes is the god of many things, such as; herds and flocks, travel, hospitality, roads, trade, thievery, trickery, heralds, diplomacy, language, writing, athletic contests, gyms, astronomy, and astrology.
- Hermes is the son of Zeus and the pleiad-nymph Maia.
- Hermes is the guide of people that have passed on, he ensures their souls make it to the underworld.
- Hermes invented the musical instrument called the lyre.
- When he was a baby, Hermes stole Apollo’s sacred cattle. Apollo told Zeus, but instead of getting angry at Hermes, Zeus thought it was hilarious that a baby stole a whole herd of cows!
More fun facts about the greek god hermes
- Hermes symbols are the “herald’s staff,” also called the caduceus and the winged sandals.
- Hermes plant symbols are the strawberry and crocus flower.
- Hermes animal symbols are turtles, tortoises, hares, and the ram.
- Hermes is half brothers with Apollo, Dionysus, and Ares.
- Hermes is one of the 12 Olympian Gods.
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This fun facts sheet is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
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Did you enjoy these Greek mythology facts? Which is your favorite? Mine was number six!