Painted model of a boat, Egyptian

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Life in ancient Egypt  

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Ages 7–11 (KS2)

For teachers to use with their students before during and after a Museum visit.

Curriculum links

KS2 History: the achievements of the earliest civilisations – ancient Egypt.

What did the Egyptians play with, eat and wear?

This resource examines the effect of the Egyptian climate on everyday life in ancient Egypt. Using objects, learn about the food, drink, clothing and religious beliefs of the ancient Egyptians.

Through object-based enquiry, students are encouraged to discuss chronology and make comparisons between the present and the past.