DLTK's Countries and Cultures
Egyptian Activities for Children

Egyptian Coloring Pages:
fantasy and medieval coloring page

Benu poster   (B&W)   or   (color)

camel coloring page

Camel Coloring Pages

egypt coloring page

Egypt Coloring Pages

Egyptian Crafts for Kids:
camel craft

Camel Egg Carton Craft

Camel Silhouettes Paper Craft

crocodile craft

Crocodile Paper Craft

Crocodile Toilet Paper Roll Craft

egyptian bookmarks

Egypt Bookmarks

Age:  when they begin reading

pharaoh mask

Egyptian Pharaoh Mask
Paper Mache

Elementary school and up

mummy craft

Mummy Toilet Paper Roll Craft

preschool and kindergarten


Origami Pyramid

older kids and adults

camel craft

Paper Camel Silhouettes

Age 4+

Best if child can use scissors

pyramid craft

Paper Pyramid Craft

preschool and kindergarten

pyramid name tag

Pyramid Name Tags

sand paper art

Sand Paper Art

Age 4+

simple but effective... children younger than age 4 can use the art technique, but may have a tough time creating a realistic Egyptian drawing as it's done free hand -- you'd be better off letting them draw flowers or rough sketches of people.

Other Egyptian Activities:

Write Your Name in Hieroglyphics

Grade school and up

jigsaw puzzle 

On-line Jigsaw Puzzles

Other Ideas:

  1. Cats were highly respected in Egypt.  Their owners often even mummified them!  Check out the Cat crafts and the Cat coloring pages
  2. Egypt is famous for its poisonous snakes.  The story is told that Cleopatra killed herself by letting a snake bite her.  Check out the Snake coloring pages.

Book Suggestions:

Learn About Pyramids, Peter Mellett
Lorenz Books
1998 Anness Publishing Limited 

Thanks to Blair for contributing this book suggestion, suitable for Ages 10+

Egypt (First Discovery Books)
by Claude Delafosse, Philippe Biard (Illustrator), Gallimard Jeunesse, Phillip Biard