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Great Ancient EGYPT Projects : You Can Build Yourself

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From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than25 hands-on building projects and activities. Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself gives readers today a chance to experience how the ancient Egyptians lived, cooked, worked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors through building projects that use common household supplies.Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project are combined with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia for the real-life models of each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life in ancient Egypt.show more

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  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 200.7 x 248.9 x 12.7mm | 272.16g
  • Nomad Press
  • Norwich, VT, United States
  • English
  • colour illus
  • 0977129454
  • 9780977129454
  • 395,554

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From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than 25 hands-on building projects and activities. Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself gives readers today a chance to experience how the ancient Egyptians lived, cooked, worked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors through building projects that use common household supplies. Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project are combined with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia for the real-life models of each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life in ancient Egypt. Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.show more

About Carmella Van Vleet

Carmella Van Vleet is the author of several books for Nomad Press including Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Explore Ancient Egypt!, Seven Wonders of the World, and Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself. Her work has been featured in Highlights, Parenting, and Scholastic Instructor. Carmella lives in Lewis Center, Ohio.show more

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Curriculum Connections"After reading about ancient Egyptian life and civilization, students can extend their learning experience by making papyrus, date candy, an amulet, or other easy-to-replicate projects. An appealing balance of clearly presented information and alluring activities, Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself is a ready-made resource for classroom pursuits and presentations."School Library Journal"The ideas will be useful for school projects or individual crafting fun. This title will be a useful and popular addition to any collection "School Arts Magazine"This truly fascinating book makes connections to history, math, and science while focusing mainly on the art and culture of ancient Egypt."Children's Literature"A wealth of interesting information and clever hands-on projects Many of the projects could help teachers fulfill curriculum objectives."show more

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From reed boats, papyrus, and amulets, to pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies, "Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself" explores the fascinating lives of ancient Egyptians through more than25 hands-on building projects and activities. "Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself" gives readers today a chance to experience how the ancient Egyptians lived, cooked, worked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors through building projects that use common household supplies. Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project are combined with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia for the real-life models of each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life in ancient Egypt. "Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself" meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.show more

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