Ancient Egyptians in primary

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

Tes Resources Team

Resources for teaching about Tutankhamun and Ancient Egypt for primary pupils

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 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...
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...
Ancient Egyptians
KS2History

Ancient Egyptians

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A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Egypt topic. **What you get:** > 10 lesson Powerpoint files > 10 detailed lesson plans > Teachers' notes, including curriculum coverage > Pupil activity sheets for all lessons **About the Unit** The ten session...
My Cartouche - Egyptian Writing
baamoooinkwoof

My Cartouche - Egyptian Writing

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Using the hieroglyphic alphabet, children write their name in the cartouche. As an extension, children can then use the hieroglyphic alphabet to write something else of their own choosing.
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 ...
Women of Ancient History - Hatshepsut
PrimaryTopicShop

Women of Ancient History - Hatshepsut

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Hatshepsut was a female pharaoh who ruled Egypt for 20 years of peace and prosperity. She was not the first female pharaoh, or even the most famous, but she was the most successful and powerful. After her death, evidence of her reign was erased, and she was forgotten for thousands of years. This pr...
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 ...
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 Egyptians Interactive Quiz
Glenn Carter

Ancient Egyptians Interactive Quiz

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50 questions based around the Ancient Egyptians where up to 5 teams can play and keep track of their scores within the quiz. Questions can be generated randomly or you can move through them in sequence. Clicking/tapping on the name of the team will play a sound effect and give them 10 points. The f...
Mummification Ancient Egypt
hollyjack1

Mummification Ancient Egypt

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Mummification activities and power point. Are you studying the Ancient Egyptians? Then this could be just what you are looking for. All you need for a day of teaching your students all about mummification. Your class will love the hands on activities, including how to mummify an apple! A Power Poi...
Ancient Egypt Gods and Goddesses - Create
Martin and Sally Goulden

Ancient Egypt Gods and Goddesses - Create

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A superb drag and drop PowerPoint activity for the whole class. Recreate famous Egyptian gods/goddesses such as Ra, Isis, Anubis and Thoth. Or, create your own characters - group your characters together and create your own scene. When you're done, simply print them out for your books or for display.

Displays and visual aids

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 Social Pyramid
akathryn27

Egyptian Social Pyramid

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A simple and colourful Egyptian Social Pyramid explaining each level and their roles. Perfect for your Egyptian topic or display board.