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

FIRST CIVILIZATIONS 

Personal Pyramid Craft

MAKE THE PERSONAL PYRAMID CRAFT 


Egyptian Snake Bracelet

MAKE THE EGYPTIAN SNAKE BRACELET



Free History Game - First Civilizations
Click to view or print this puzzle game.  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.




Free Senet Game
Click to view or print this game. Page 1 is the game folder.




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.