From pyramids and mummies to temples and pharaohs, this creative and engaging reference explores what makes ancient Egypt one of most fascinating civilizations of all time. Combining diagrams, facts, and activities, this hands-on guide is a fun way to introduce kids to the incredible, ancient Egyptian world. Both entertaining and educational, this activity book features 25 interactive projects and games that use easily obtainable materials and require little adult supervision. Activities include making a scarab necklace, making an Egyptian headrest, and playing khuzza lawizza (Egyptian leap frog).
"Six chapters with colorful titles begin with facts about the topic under several subheadings. The step-by-step directions are well written, and easy to follow." School Library Journal"Drawn in by such projects as mummified apples, hieroglyphs, colorful collar necklaces, and false beards made from toilet paper tubes, our tester families thought this book held nearly as much treasure as King Tuts tomb." Family Fun Magazine "Will certainly intrigue readers and have them eagerly turning the pages to check out the next activity. The sidebars with information make excellent complements." Calliope Magazine "Offers a variety of projects, accompanied by explanatory history text, designed to stimulate readers' interest in this ancient culture. Among them are making an aqueduct, designing a villa, creating an oscillum and designing a theater mask." Dig magazine
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st January 2008
Publisher: Nomad Press