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Explore Ancient Egypt! : 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments - Carmella Van Vleet

Explore Ancient Egypt!

25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

By: Carmella Van Vleet, Alex Kim (Illustrator)

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Pyramids, mummies, amulets, temples, and pharaohs— Explore Ancient Egypt! brings this fascinating civilization to young readers ages 6–9 with 25 hands-on projects, activities, and games. Kids learn about ancient Egyptian homes, food, money, toys, games, makeup, clothes, kings, mummies, and more. Projects are easy to follow and require primarily common household products and very little adult supervision.

Activities range from making a scarab necklace to writing in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and making King Tut sandals. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Egypt! in this accessible introduction to an incredible, ancient world.

"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

Introduction Chapter One: Sleeping on the Roof Chapter Two: Beer, Bread and BarteringChapter Three: Playtime Chapter Four: Lucky Charms and Makeup Chapter Five: King Tut and Other Cool Kings Chapter Six: Oh, my! Mummies!

ISBN: 9781619301092
ISBN-10: 1619301091
Series: Explore Your World
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 9 years old
For Grades: K - 4
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st January 2008
Publisher: Nomad Press
Country of Publication: US