Ancient Egyptians in primary

Whole lessons, worksheets, display materials and art activities for primary children learning about the ancient egyptians

Tes Resources Team

Tutankhamun and Ancient Egypt for primary

Hand-picked resources to support primary-aged pupils discover more about Ancient Egypt

Learning about the ancient Egyptians is usually one of the most memorable and exciting topics for primary children. From investigation into the discovery and lives of Egyptian pharaohs to exploring ancient religious practices and traditions such as mummification and Egyptian Gods of worship, there's so much to satisfy enquiring minds.

If you're looking for a fascinating project to engage children, this hand-picked collection of resources is perfect for young historians. 

Exploring Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptians Planning Pack
KS2History

Ancient Egyptians Planning Pack

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A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Egypt topic. This KS2History planning pack includes 10 detailed lessons plans, each with accompanying pupil resource sheets and Powerpoint slides. The ten sessions in this unit aim to give an overview of the Ancient Egyptian...
Ancient Egyptian God Fact File
Paul Flintham

Ancient Egyptian God Fact File

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Simple fact file for children to complete about their chosen god. After research the children will need to draw an illustration of their chosen god, write the god's name in both English and hieroglyphs in a cartouche. Explain what their chosen god was 'god of' and any other interesting facts about ...
Variety of Ancient Egypt Activities
lizbiz2

Variety of Ancient Egypt Activities

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Fact file type worksheets with blanks to fill on: hieroglyphics, River Nile, Pyramids. There are also a number of pictures of Ancient Egyptian clothing and a template to make your own pyramid. I decorated the pyramids with hieroglyphics (initials of the child's names)

Exploring the pharaohs 

Ancient Egypt song about Tutankhamun
DonnaJMinto

Ancient Egypt song about Tutankhamun

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Miss Minto s Musical Moments Over the past year during lockdown I ve created 200 Musical Moments . They consist of 200 resources, each of which consists of links to brilliant YouTube videos on lots of different topics such as animals, countries, beatboxing, self esteem, history, Western...
Tutankhamun comprehension text and questions
Nickybo

Tutankhamun comprehension text and questions

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I have created a comprehension task about Tutankhamun, suitable as revision before reading tests. There is a 4 page text. The words are not my own but I have edited it into a test-type booklet for children to read. There is also a set of questions I have created, the question sheet is set out t...
Ancient Egypt instructions for mummification
ellieteacher

Ancient Egypt instructions for mummification

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Here are some detailed instructions, with pictures, to show how the Ancient Egyptians would have mummified a body. PLEASE LEAVE FEEDBACK!Use to help explain this process to children. You can chop up the instructions without numbers on and they can re order them. Pretend they are embalmers and do so...
Make Your Own Canopic Jars
lcallard21

Make Your Own Canopic Jars

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When Egyptians prepared their famous mummies, the main organs were removed and stored in canopic jars. Each had their own god to guard the contents. With these easy-to-use templates, have fun creating your very own canopic jars! They're also suitable for storing non-organic matter, like hair ...
Cleopatra Interactive Foldable Booklets
KnowledgeBoxCentral

Cleopatra Interactive Foldable Booklets

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Your student will create three interactive foldable booklets where he can document what he is learning about Cleopatra. Booklets cover the following: Basic Facts about Cleopatra: birth, family, death, and more Cleopatra Copywork Cleopatra Timeline This product is a downloadable ebook ...
Ancient Egypt Art Projects
hjreddish

Ancient Egypt Art Projects

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Unit of work for three sessions (approx 1 afternoon per project) which goes alongside our Ancient Egypt topic in Year 3. Covers some of the NC objectives of analysing & evaluating art as well as developing children's skills with different materials.

Literacy and maths

Egypt diary comprehension and questions
Nickybo

Egypt diary comprehension and questions

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This diary and set of questions were originally written to help children get used to test style comprehension questions. I have tried to include different test style questions - multiple choice, explain an answer, put events in order.
Ancient Egyptian Themed Maths Worksheets - Year 3
PrimaryMathsResources

Ancient Egyptian Themed Maths Worksheets - Year 3

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12 fun Ancient Egyptian themed maths worksheets, covering a wide range of topics from addition with 2-digit numbers to finding equivalent fractions of 2-digit numbers, all tailored for Year 3 classes. This bundle contains 12 worksheets on 12 different topics all listed in detail below. **Includ...
Ancient Egypt Descriptive Writing Resource Sheet
Victoria Crossan

Ancient Egypt Descriptive Writing Resource Sheet

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A simple sheet to help children build descriptive sentences about Ancient Egypt, form paragraphs for a story set in the Egyptian times, uplevel their vocabulary, or use a new descriptive word. The sheet also features proper spelling of some commonly used words in an Ancient Egyptian topic, as well a...
Ancient Egyptian Maths Worksheets
bn150758

Ancient Egyptian Maths Worksheets

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3 year five maths sheets where the children have to use the egyptian symbols to work out addition, subtraction, multiplication and division calculations.

Displays and visual aids

Ancient Egyptian God Cards
Miss_N

Ancient Egyptian God Cards

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Small cards which can be printed on to card or laminated. Contain an image of the god, their name, gender, role and what type of head they have. I am using these cards to add information into pre created fields on databases. Could also be used to write key information or fact sheets about gods.
VCOP Pyramid Posters and Activity
bevevans22

VCOP Pyramid Posters and Activity

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4 A4 posters with an Egyptian theme. Each dealing with a different area of VCOP. PowerPoint presentation is designed to loop on the IWB - could be displayed while pupils are on task and writing to give them ideas. Presentation includes animation and motion paths
Egyptian Gods Top Trumps - based on anouska28
MRoze

Egyptian Gods Top Trumps - based on anouska28

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I have edited the cards for aesthetic purposes and paper saving (down to a 2 page document). Based on the original cards made by Anouska28 and additional information supplied by germanspeaker.