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Teaching Ancient Amarna: Worksheets and Project Suggestions

Our resources offer insights into daily life at Ancient Amarna.

Here you can find our easy-to-use, engaging worksheets for children aged 7 – 11 (UK Key Stage 2). Perfect to liven up your lessons on ancient Egypt, the resources bridge multiple subjects, including science, maths, literacy, history, design technology and art through themed activities and information:

Timeline of Egypt Resource

Amulet Resource - Design Challenge

Making Mudbricks - Science and Technology Challenge

Royal Parade Resource - Imaginative Writing Challenge

Who was Who at Amarna - a guide to ancient names

Don’t forget to check out our films, which bring Amarna to life on the screen and are the perfect complement to the worksheets! Watch exchanges between children in Egypt and the UK on life in Amarna and see interviews with archaeologists in the field. If you're a primary school teacher, we'd also love to hear your insight and feedback about the learning resources you need to teach ancient Egypt. 

If you enjoyed the worksheets, you and your pupils can access even more activities and discover the parallel stories of children from ancient and modern Amarna in our new children's book Amarna - Life Under the Sun: An Ancient Egyptian Story and Activity Book.