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Ancient Egypt- home learning tasks

 

The number system: Find out about the Ancient Egyptian number system.  Could you write some numbers out using the number system or maybe some calculations to solve. You could use  the weblink below to help you and see if you can complete the maths challenges.

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/history/ancient-egypt/the-egyptian-number-system

Writing- The Ancient Egyptians had a special way of writing called Hieroglyphics. Find out about this and have a go at writing your own name in this way. https://images.scholastic.co.uk/assets/a/e3/3a/jet-pb-14039.pdf

 

Mummification- Find out about mummification!

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/history/ancient-egypt/making-a-mummy

mummified fruit (adult assistance needed for this task)

Pyramids -The ancient Egyptians built pyramids. Construct a square based pyramid out of paper/card/Lego or even cocktail sticks and marshmallows!

 

 

Egyptian music- ancient and modern

Research instruments that the ancient Egyptians would have used to make music. You could draw them and write about them or make your own ancient Egyptian instrument.  You  could use the PowerPoint to listen to  Egyptian music and help you find out about the instruments played in ancient Egyptian times. powerpoint

 

Gods and Goddesses 

The Ancient Egyptians believed in many different gods. Find out about some of them. What are their names? Draw them and write what they represent.

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/ancient-egypt-gods/

 

Food

 Research Egyptian food and plants. What have you learnt? Using this, design a menu of an Egyptian meal.