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Pyramids!: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience Ancient Egypt
     

Pyramids!: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience Ancient Egypt

by Avery Hart, Paul Mantell (Joint Author)
 
Today's kids actively experience the wonders of ancient Egypt. Games, food, clothing and creative activities involve children in the exploration of life in a ancient society.

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Today's kids actively experience the wonders of ancient Egypt. Games, food, clothing and creative activities involve children in the exploration of life in a ancient society.

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... a gold mine of ideas for teachers and a playground of Egyptian culture for kids.
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... a gold mine of ideas for teachers and a playground of Egyptian culture for kids.
Children's Literature - Melinda M. Sprinkle
Don't just read about it-participate and create! Learn who the ancient Egyptians were and how they lived? Children will become a part of the ancient world of gods and goddesses. Many tales of this fascinating civilization as well as suggested activities are found within the pages of this extra-ordinary book. From studying King Tuts tomb, making cardboard pyramids to dressing up as nemes and writing in hieroglyphics, students will be excited about the Egyptian culture. The reader will also become actively involved in the learning experience. This is a wonderful resource to teachers who need instructional material involving ancient Egypt and pyramids. Simple materials and step-by-step instructions for each activity make for simple planning and easy, interesting instruction. Children will love becoming involved with the wonders of this strange, yet thrilling culture of the ancient world of Egypt. Contents are separated by chapter and include a museum listing, resources, and an index.
Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
This entertaining and educational activity book invites learners to transport themselves back to ancient Egypt and explore different facets of daily life including clothing, food, games and toys, beliefs and customs, art, agriculture, hieroglyphics, and more. Children can build a model of the Nile Valley, construct a pyramid from cardboard or clay, make a cartouche, write a message in hieroglyphics, play a game of Senet, create and wear a nemes, or design an amulet. In addition to fun project ideas, this resource also contains background information, interesting facts, illustrations, challenging questions, museum listings, and a resource list.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885593108
Publisher:
Worthy Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
Kaleidoscope Kids Bks.
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG980L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 11 Years

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