History Tour Unit 3 - Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia

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 Timeline Poster and Coloring Page






First Civilizations Paper Mannequins and Ziggurat






First Civilizations History Book






First Civilizations Coloring Book






First Civilizations worksheets






First Civilizations Trivia

 



Go to Classical Ancients



FREE CRAFTS AND GAMES

FIRST CIVILIZATIONS 

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.

Egyptian Senet Game
Ancient Civilizations Puzzle Game



Personal Pyramid Craft

MAKE THE PERSONAL PYRAMID CRAFT

 


Click to go to the blog page for this MESOPOTAMIAN LAMASSU RELIEF SCULPTURE CRAFT.


Egyptian Snake Bracelet

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.