Ancient Egyptian Resources


Smithsonian: The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids - Article about the great pyramids.

Discovering Egypt: Egyptian Mummification - Article about the mummification process and ways to embalm.

Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing - Champollion & Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing
Egyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs - Egyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs and Math problems for kids - Learn about Hieroglyphic Numbers.

BBC: History: Egyptians - Includes the following topics: Overview, pyramids and monuments, mummification, Gods and beliefs, pharaohs and dynasties, daily life, and hieroglyphs. Each area connects to one or more articles.

Encyclopedia of Visual Arts: Ancient Egyptian Art - Egyptian Art (3100 BCE - 395 CE)

Metropolitan Museum of Arts: Egyptian Art - What's on view, history of the department, and if you scroll down, you can view highlights and all the featured art and view the videos provided. Not all the 27,000+ pictures are available for viewing online. The videos provided are lecture based.

Ducksters Education Site: Ancient Egypt for Kids - Overview, Monuments and Geography, Culture, People and Other.

Wikipedia: Egyptian hieroglyphs & Ancient Egypt 

History: Ancient Egypt - Article contains information about the Egyptian civilization. Videos are available as well.

History for Kids: Egyptian Food - Learn how food is grown in the desert. Coloring pages can be found on the right-hand side of the page.

Nature: Mummy DNA Unravels Ancient Egyptians’ Ancestry - Article: Genetic analysis reveals a close relationship with Middle Easterners, not central Africans.

History On The Net: The Egyptians – Food - Article includes - How the Egyptians grew food, made bread, beer, the meats and veggies they ate too in their desert environment.


Crafts & Hands-On Activities

DLTK: Egyptian Activities for Children - Benu Poster, Camel coloring page, Egypt Coloring pages, crafts, and other activities.

HomeschoolShare - Ancient Egypt - Downloadable Lapbook about Ancient Egypt.

YouTube: Ancient Egypt Playlist - Documents about Ancient Egypt, Egyptian music, and crafts.
Here's one of the videos in the list...


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