Ancient Egypt Activities for Kids
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Ancient Egypt is such a fun historical period to learn about with kids. Mummies and pyramids and pharaohs are fascinating. Here are some great ancient Egypt activities for kids. We used them in conjunction with Story of the World Ancient Times but they really go well with any ancient studies curriculum.
Make your own Nile River in a foil pan. Plant “reeds” and watch them grow by flooding your Nile River.
Make a mini Nile River outside in your yard. Add crocodiles, of course. Read stories about ancient Egypt and act them out.
Make Egyptian Reed Boats and sail them in your river.
Build a LEGO pyramid with hidden golden treasure inside.
Make mini bows and arrows, a chariot out of a sled and gold cuff jewelry inspired by ancient Egypt’s invasion of Nubia.
Make a King Tut mask and learn about this famous boy king, as well as Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt’s first female pharaoh.
More ancient history hands-on activities for kids:
- Ancient Greece: Book list, pizza dough Parthenon, and make Alexander the Great’s horse.
- Ancient Rome: Make a toga and a laurel wreath crown, Roman Numerals clay craft, and make a catapult.