Cyclops Lesson for Kids: Story, Facts & Myth


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What was a Cyclops?

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1. According to some legends, who were the parents of the Cyclopes?

2. What is the name of the hero who outsmarted a Cyclops?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will quickly test your knowledge of the Cyclops. You will talk about what they did in myths and what real creature they might have been inspired by.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll make sure you understand:

  • The Cyclopes' mother and father
  • Where the Cyclops story could have come from
  • Who defeated the Cyclops with trickery

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as why the hero needed to rescue his crew from the Cyclops
  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as Cyclops
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the mythological and historical origins of the Cyclops story

Additional Learning

If you still want to know more about this mythical creature, read the lesson titled Cyclops Lesson for Kids: Story, Facts & Myth. You will explore new information like:

  • Cyclops in popular culture
  • What craft Cyclops were famous for in mythology
  • The fate of the Cyclops in The Odyssey