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.
FREE CRAFTS AND GAMES
Click either of the games below to view or print it.
Click on any of the crafts below to go to the blog page for the pattern and instructions.
MAKE THE PERSONAL PYRAMID CRAFT
MAKE THE EGYPTIAN SNAKE BRACELET
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.