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Egyptian Artifacts Activities and Fireworks

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:

  • Disneyland meetup: November 10 – Ancient Civilizations

  • Ancient Festivals Celebration: December 16


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:

  • Play tomb of the Unknown Mummy:

  • Try several Egyptian activities:

  • Write a verse about Egypt:

  • Make some sandpaper art:

  • Play a tomb game:

  • Make a pyramid out of Legos.

  • Make a pyramid out of paper:



  • 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:




  • 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 for a tutorial on the scale. How do the pyramids’ sizes compare to one another?

  • See the real pyramids at .

  • Make pharaoh jewelry or decorate a sarcophagus.

  • Turn a room into an Egyptian tomb.

  • Any of the fireworks from last week:

Field Trip Ideas

  • See mummies in a museum

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