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Egyptian Artifacts Activities and Fireworks

November 4, 2019

 

November 4-8

 

Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Ushabti Statues

2. Key Points – Egyptian Artifacts

3. Collaborative – Quest of the Nile Game

4. Language Arts - Hieroglyphics

5. Math/Logic – Necklace Math

6. Character Connection – True Treasures

7. Big Activity – Mummify an Orange

8. Movement - The Mummy Wants Game

 

Minecraft Activities

  1. Pyramid Diagram

  2. Tomb Raiders

  3. Curse of the Pharaohs

  4. Build Challenge: Make an Egyptian Artifact

 

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday Park Days at Santa Ana Zoo: https://www.facebook.com/events/479026312918466/

  • Disneyland meetup: November 10 – Ancient Civilizations https://www.facebook.com/events/438347327015581/

  • Ancient Festivals Celebration: December 16

 

Fireworks

Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

 

  • Make papyrus: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FNtqAkzpuU

  • Play tomb of the Unknown Mummy: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/interactiveadventures/tomb-unknown-mummy/

  • Try several Egyptian activities: http://www.discoveringegypt.com/

  • Write a verse about Egypt: http://ancienthistory.mrdonn.org/Tombs.html

  • Make some sandpaper art: http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/egypt/sand_paper_art.htm

  • Play a tomb game: http://www.miniclip.com/games/pharaohs-tomb/en/

  • Make a pyramid out of Legos.

  • Make a pyramid out of paper:

    • http://www.dltk-kids.com/world/egypt/paper_pyramid_craft.htm

    • http://www.korthalsaltes.com/model.php?name_en=square%20pyramids

  • Find out about the curse of King Tut's tomb. Do you believe in the curse? Why or why not? Write about it on a Curate! Paper.

  • Visit some mummy Websites:

    • http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/mummies/home.html

    • http://www.virtual-egypt.com/newhtml/mummies/

    • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/peru/mummies/

  • Choose one of the Egyptian pyramids. Figure out the volume of the pyramid.

  • How do you think the Egyptians were able to move so many large stones? Research the common theories. Which do you like best? Come up with a theory of your own. How do you think the pyramids were made? Write down and describe your own theory.

  • Make scale models of three of the pyramids. Go to http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/geometry/model.html for a tutorial on the scale. How do the pyramids’ sizes compare to one another?

  • See the real pyramids at http://www.guardians.net/egypt/egol1.htm .

  • Make pharaoh jewelry or decorate a sarcophagus.

  • Turn a room into an Egyptian tomb.

  • Any of the fireworks from last week: https://www.celebrationeducation.com/2019/10/27/Pharaohs-Activities-and-Fireworks

 

Field Trip Ideas

  • See mummies in a museum

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