The Magical History Tour Unit 3 – FIRST CIVILIZATIONS

“The Age of Writing”

Get to know the Mesopotamians and ancient Egyptians.  You can build a pyramid or ziggurat.  Paint like an Egyptian.  Explore musical instruments.  You can even do the work of a scribe to create an ancient storybook.

 

First Civilizations Poster - Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia






First Civilizations Display Pack - Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia






First Civilizations History Book - Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia











First Civilizations Worksheets - Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia






First Civilizations Trivia Game






First Civilizations Activity Cards




Go to Classical Ancients


FREE CRAFTS AND GAMES FOR UNIT 3

FIRST CIVILIZATIONS 

Personal Pyramid Craft

MAKE THE PERSONAL PYRAMID CRAFT 


Egyptian Snake Bracelet

MAKE THE EGYPTIAN SNAKE BRACELET



You can print this puzzle game for your classroom.  Page 1 is the game folder.  Fold up on the horizontal line to make the folder pocket.  Fold the folder in half.  Pages 2 and 3 are the cards.  Page 4 is the back of the cards.





WATCH FIRST CIVILIZATIONS VIDEOS ON YouTube:

How the Pyramids Were Made LEGO HISTORY – Kids use LEGOS to show how the pyramids were constructed.  Very cool!

Egypt: Mummies  – Two sisters travel to Egypt to visit a museum.  They use stuffed animals to make cat mummies.  Cute!

A Kid Explains History – Ancient Egypt – Great history lesson!

Ancient Mesopotamia – Nice visuals and simple written explanation of the empires of Mesopotamia

Mesopotamian Art History – Art, architecture, writing, and jewelry are shown and discussed.

The History of Writing – It’s animated.  The language is a bit academic, but still worth it.