Ancient Egypt for Kids - Stories, Myths, and Legends Illustration

Ancient Egypt for Kids
Stories, Myths, and Legends

Like people everywhere, the ancient Egyptians loved stories. Some of their stories were scary! Some were funny! Some were about animals. Some were warnings! Some were stories about their many (many!) gods. There was no profession of storyteller in ancient Egypt as there was in some of the other ancient African civilizations. In ancient Egypt, everyone told stories. Some of the stories below were written in modern times about ancient Egypt, and some are very, very old.

The Red Slippers - an ancient Egyptian Cinderella story (retold by Lin Donn)

Croco'nile and Egyptian Cinderella

Once Upon a Time in Ancient Egypt ....

The Time Keeper

The Old Master Scribe

Life in Two Families

Poor, Poor Soldier (retold by Lin Donn, from an old story told by ancient Egyptian schoolteachers in warning!)

Rameses II - The Battle

The Story of Temples

Ancient Egyptian Tall Tales (old stories and scary superstitions!)

The Mummy (for kids, flash)

Ancient Egyptian Myths

Egyptian Storybook for Kids - Many stories!

The Mummy Case

Interactive GAMES about Ancient Egypt