Ancient Egypt for Teachers - Complete Units, Activities, Projects, and Free Teaching Resources Illustration

Lesson Plans for Teachers
Overviews & Units

For Ancient Egypt: These are original lesson plans, classroom activities, interactive activities, review activities, and concluding activities and projects written by us and by other teachers for ancient Egypt. 

Our Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities for Ancient Egypt:

Daily Life:  Stump the Audience, 1-2 class periods, group activity

Mummies! Mummies and Mummification Or How to Live Forever

Concluding Activity for Ancient Egypt: Pharaoh's Fun House

Ask Mr. Donn: Interactive Online Quiz for review about Ancient Egypt (with answers)

Activities and Projects for Ancient Egypt (some ours, some sent to us)

 Many Activities and Projects for Ancient Egypt
These activities can be adjusted for any grade.
We hope you'll find some ideas you can use in your classroom.

Lesson Plans and Activities
for Specific Topics by many teachers

Geography, Gifts from the Nile

Brief History - Two Lands, King Menes, Three Kingdoms

Pharaohs, Viziers,
Officials, Professions

Religion, Gods, Funerals,
Weighing of the Heart, Afterlife


Pyramids, Tombs,
Temples, Structures

King Tutankhamen,
the Boy King

Hieroglyphics & Scribes

Daily Life, Homes,
Women, School

Art, Artifacts,
Achievements, Inventions

Egyptian Tall Tales,
Animals & Other Lesson Ideas

Concluding Activities

Interactive Quiz about Ancient Egypt (with answers)

Overviews, Units, Tall Tales,
Concluding Activities and More

Ancient Egypt for Kids and Teachers (Mrs. Masters) Review, Activity and Game

Concluding Activities & Quizzes

Egyptian Tall Tales,
Animals & Other Lesson Ideas

From the British Museum - Several lesson ideas, opening questions, and worksheets

Unit, Get Wrapped Up in Ancient Egypt (grades 1-3)

Unit, Ancient Egypt Thematic Unit (12 lesson plans, Univ of Kansas)

Lesson Plans: Dynasties, Everyday Life, Archaeology, Challenges of Ancient Egypt

Unit, Egyptian Tomb Art, Religious Beliefs (Yale Ed)

Ancient Egypt Teaching Resources (Mr. Dowling)

List of suggested Egypt activities for the classroom

Ancient Egypt (playwriting & rivers) UNIT

Lesson Ideas

Studying Ancient Egypt, lesson plans organized by grade (NEA)

From TES - Ancient Egypt

Egypt's Golden Empire (pbs, egypt for teachers)

Thematic Unit (ESBCO)

Egypt Bingo & Ancient Egypt Unit Test

Concluding Activities, Unit Review, Quizzes

Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free Presentations - Welcome to Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt Jeopardy Review Games in PowerPoint format

Ancient Egypt for Kids - Games!

For Kids: Learning Modules & Interactive Games about Ancient Egypt