The Curious Historian is a 3-level curriculum that presents the study of history and culture from ancient history to the Middle Ages. Level 1A covers Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Weekly lessons present a chronological narrative and include historical and archaeological sidebars, discussion questions, hands-on projects, maps, and Greek and Latin root words for vocabulary. Each level covers one semester.

Veritas Press Old Testament & Ancient Egypt

Take a 36-week immersive journey into the Old Testament and Ancient Egypt with Veritas Press. Hands-on projects, worksheets, recommended historical fiction, and Veritas Press' History Cards will engage your students imagination and interest. Grades 2 - 6.

Historical Fiction for Kids

Set during the time of the plagues, A Cry from Egypt focuses on the lives of a Hebrew slave, Jarah, and her family. Her work was exhausting and her family split between the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the Egyptian gods. When a possible marriage enters the picture, Jarah's life becomes even more complicated . . .and she needs even more help from God. 194 pages, softcover.

Twelve-year-old Tirzah and her family are slaves in Egypt. Pharaoh forces them to make mud bricks without straw, so Tirzah cuts grass for her father and older brother to use. The police crack their cruel whips to make them work harder.

If only Tirzah's people could escape. If Moses could persuade Pharaoh to let them go. Sureley Yahweh, the Lord God, will hear their prayers to leave Egpyt for a better life somewhere else, they hope. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.

Jim Weiss' storytelling recordings have received the highest awards from the Parents' Choice Foundation, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, The Film Advisory Board, NAPPA and the American Library Association, and have been widely praised in major publications across North America and internationally. He has captivated and deligted child and adult audiences with his original stories and retellings of ancient and modern classics. Stories include: The Great Myths of Egypt, Osiris and Set, The Secret Name of ra-Amun, A Rival for the Throne, The Courage of Isis, The Pyramid Builders, and The Mummy's Tomb. 1 CD. 1 hour. Recommended for ages 7 and up.

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw is a historical fiction novel about an Egyptian boy named Ranofer who tries to reveal an evil crime and reshape his life. Ranofer lives his life in fear of his half-brother Gebu, who beats him and forces him to work as a porter, the lowest rank in the goldsmith, even though Ranofer has skill in goldsmithing that he learned from his father. When Ranofer finds a rare golden goblet in Gebu's room, he is determined to right Gebu's wrongs and change his own life for the better. A 1962 Newbery Honor Book. Recommended for ages 8 years and older.

The Egypt Game (Reprint), by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, tells the story of two girls, Melanie and April, that didn't seem to have much in common when they met, that is until they learn that they both have a love for all things related to Ancient Egypt. The girls determine that a deserted storage yard is the perfect location for the Egypt Game. Before you know it there are six Egyptians, and they meet to wear costumes, hold ceremonies, and work on their secret code. What seems to be a game, suddenly is questioned as strange things start happening. Has the Egypt Game gone too far? Paperback, 215 pages. Ages 9 to 12 years old

Homeschool Activities & Projects

Take an imaginative leap back in time to the 26th century BC and experience the building of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World with this LEGO® Architecture Great Pyramid of Giza model. Lift off the outer shell of this cross-section model to reveal the system that may have been used to move huge stones during construction. View from the back to see the main tunnels and chambers. Recreate the surrounding detailed landscape as it is thought to have looked in ancient Egypt. This intricate set comes with step-by-step instructions to guide the construction of the over 8 in. high, 13.5 in. wide and 12.5 in. deep model. Please note: The this LEGO® Architecture Great Pyramid of Giza model has a total of 1,476 pieces, and is designed for ages 18 years and older.

Kids Books & Supplemental Readers

Resources on Ancient Egypt PDF Downloads

  1. Egypt - PDF Download [Download]This is a digital download product
    Shirley J. Jordan
    Teacher Created Materials / 2007 / PDF Download
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  2. Active History: Ancient Egypt - PDF  Download [Download]This is a digital download product
    Andi Stix
    Shell Education / 2013 / PDF Download
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  3. Ancient Egypt Notebooking Pages -  PDF Download [Download]This is a digital download product
    Cyndi Kinney
    Knowledge Box Central / 2011 / PDF Download
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  4. Ancient Egypt Lapbook - PDF Download  [Download]This is a digital download product
    Cyndi Kinney
    Knowledge Box Central / 2011 / PDF Download
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High School & Up Books

  1. A Dictionary of Ancient Egypt
    Margaret Bunson
    Oxford University Press / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    Our Price$29.68
  2. A History of Ancient Egypt: From the  First Farmers to the Great Pyramid
    John Romer
    Thomas Dunne Books / 2013 / Hardcover
    Our Price$35.99 Retail Price$39.99 Save 10% ($4.00)
  3. The Oxford Illustrated History of  Ancient Egypt
    Ian Shaw(ED.)
    Oxford University Press / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    Our Price$26.96 Retail Price$29.95 Save 10% ($2.99)
  4. Ancient Egypt in 101 Questions and  Answers
    Thomas Schneider
    Cornell University Press / 2013 / Hardcover
    Our Price$26.10 Retail Price$29.00 Save 10% ($2.90)