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MetKids map of Egyptian galleries

Have you ever wondered about sphinxes, hieroglyphs, mummification, or pharaohs? Explore ancient Egypt with your family through these online resources that children will love! Teachers, integrate ancient Egyptian works of art into your teaching with the lesson plan below.

Ancient Egypt for Families and Educators

For Kids and Families:

#MetKidsVideo — How to Weave a Basket

#MetKids Blog — Paint Like an Egyptian

#MetKids Blog — Tons of Tiny Hippos

#MetKids Blog — Two Blue Hippos

Family Guide—The Temple of Dendur

Family Guide—Think Sphinx

Family Guide — Kids’ Q&A

Guía familiar — Las preguntas de los niños

For Educators: