Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet


Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet

From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, this interactive activity book explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians with more than two dozen hands-on projects. The text covers ancient Egyptian food and housing, games and toys, farming, medicine, clothing and jewelry, as well as gods, pharaohs, hieroglyphs, pyramids, temples, and mummies. Engaging projects that use easily obtainable materials and require little adult supervision build on what is taught in each section and include building a shaduf, making a 1:1,000 scale model of the Great Pyramid, cooking flatbread, recreating papyrus, mixing perfume, designing a cartouche using hieroglyphs, and making sandals in the style worn by King Tut.


A wealth of interesting information... Many of the projects could help teachers fulfill curriculum objectives -- Children's Literature

About the Author

Carmella Van Vleet is a former teacher and the author of How to Avoid School Snafus, Writing Club, and Writing Club II. She lives in Lewis Center, Ohio.

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128 pages


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Publication date

20th July 2006



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