Mummies, pharaohs, giant pyramids, hidden chambers and ancient temples... Explorers and scholars have long been fascinated by the grandeur and monumental history of ancient Egypt. Today, it continues to capture the imaginations of people world over through movies like "The Mummy" and popular documentary features on the National Geographic channel.

This creative design challenge is fun printable worksheet set to encourage young children and students to find out about ancient civilizations like Egypt. Let's start!

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils

In this activity, your child have an opportunity to learn about the basic history of ancient Egypt and design stamps inspired by it.

It will help your child or student:

  • Learn to appreciate the cultural significance of ancient Egypt and how it continues to captivate us thousands of years later.
  • Improve his/her artistic and creative skills by designing, colouring and adding different ideas to their commemorative "Ancient Egypt" stamp designs.

Let's get going!

How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about ancient Egypt and some of it most famous sites, people and icons. Here's a good summary of the history of the ancient Egyptian civilization:

Here's an interesting video with 25 fun facts about ancient Egypt:

  • Get started on the printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 2 printable worksheets. The first worksheet consists of word puzzles related to ancient Egypt which also doubles as a list for writing down design ideas which can be used for the next printable sheet.

The second worksheet consists of 6 empty postal stamps. Your child or student can fill these stamps with ancient Egypt related design ideas from the first worksheet.

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