Level 3: Ancient Egypt Supplies

Here’s what you need for all four weeks of our Level 3 Ancient Egypt unit study. Note: We break down our supply list by so you can choose what you need based on which lessons you plan to do with your child.

Week 1:

Books (find at your local library or order below on Amazon):

Optional additional reading:

Additional reading suggestions for family read-alouds:

Supplies (use what you have, but here are links to shop if you need anything):

Nile river model:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup of salt
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • paint
  • medium cardboard box
  • faux or real greenery (optional)
  • paper + access to a printer (don’t have one? we like this model)

Egyptian boat model:

Shaduf model:

We provide three versions of this project for inspiration, but you can use whatever you have on hand to build your shaduf. Before gathering any supplies, review the three options in Lesson 3 to determine which one you will build and which supplies you need.

Date candy recipe:

Papyrus paper project:

Week 2:

Books (find at your local library or order below on Amazon):

Optional additional reading:

Supplies (use what you have, but here are links to shop if you need anything):

Creative writing activity:

Memory game:

Tomb diorama:

Anise cookies:

Death mask:

Week 3:

Books (find at your local library or order below on Amazon):

Additional reading options:

Supplies (use what you have, but here are links to shop if you need anything):

Build a pyramid activity:

Or, if you already have them, you can use:

  • LEGOs or Minecraft

Mummified apple experiment:

Mummified doll activity:

Flatbread recipe:

Week 4:

Books (find at your local library or order below on Amazon):

Optional additional reading:

Supplies (use what you have, but here are links to shop if you need anything):

Build a model Egyptian home:

Hot air, cold air experiment:

  • 2 plastic or glass containers
  • ice
  • balloon
  • 2L plastic soda bottle

DIY bowling game:

Basbousa recipe:

Archaeologist dig:

  • large tub or kiddie pool (alternatively, you could prepare your dig in the ground if you have the space)
  • dirt
  • terracotta pot (these are expensive online but can be purchased cheaply at a hardward or garden store)
  • permanent markers
  • spoons, shovels, paint brushes
  • painter’s or masking tape
  • sticky notes
  • hot glue gun + glue (you can use regular glue, but it will take longer to dry)

Optional for game schooling:

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The Learn + Live Letter is a play- and project-based homeschool curriculum for children ages 3-11.

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