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Ancient Egypt for Kids (118 books)

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Ancient Egypt

We really hope you enjoy these fun facts about Egypt. Did you know that the ancient Egyptians worshipped hundreds of gods and goddesses? Or that they invented things like the calendar and glass blowing! Things that we still use each and every day. Learn about Pyramids like the great pyramid at Giza.

Egypt is a country in Africa. People have lived in that region for thousands and thousands of years. The Ancient Egyptians settled around the Nile River, and built pyramids that you can still see there today. The Ancient Egyptians knew a lot about maths, medicine and farming. They also made their own paper out of reeds called papyrus, and wrote using pictures called hieroglyphics.

This site uses cookies and by continuing to browse it you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read our cookies policy. Egypt was home to one of the most advanced civilizations of the ancient world, lasting from around BCE to 30 BCE, when it was conquered by the Romans. Protected from invaders by deserts, and fed by fertile farmland on the banks of the Nile, the Egyptian civilization survived for thousands of years with few major changes. The Ancient Egyptians left behind many clues about their way of life, from giant temples and pyramids to statues, paintings, mummies, and picture writing called hieroglyphics. Ancient Egypt was the most stable civilization in human history , lasting for more than 3, years. The Egyptians buried their kings in tombs deep under the mountains, often filled with magnificent treasures.

Who were the Egyptians?

Five thousand 5, years ago, the ancient Egyptian made their home at the mouth of the Nile River, where the Nile runs into the Mediterranean Sea. It was a wonderful place to live. The soil was rich. Food was plentiful. They were surrounded by desert, which kept them safe from intruders, but the Nile kept their world green.

Ancient Egypt was a fascinating time in History. The first people to settle on the banks of the River Nile were hunters and fishermen. They arrived there about 8, years ago. What a super long time ago that was. They quickly learned how to grow crops, raise animals, build villages and towns, build boats and navigate the mighty river. At that time, there was no money, so they used to trade with their neighbors for goods and food.

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  1. Kids learn about the civilization of Ancient Egypt including the Pharaohs, pyramids, art, government, geography, Nile River, mummies, religion, hieroglyphics.

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