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
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.