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Pyramids, mummies, amulets, temples, and pharaohs Explore Ancient Egypt! brings this fascinating civilization to young readers ages 69 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
Series: Explore Your World
For Ages: 6 - 9 years old
For Grades: K - 4
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st January 2008
Publisher: Nomad Press
Country of Publication: US