Ancient Civilizations
for Kids

China - Mesopotamia - Egypt - Kush - Phoenicia - Pompeii - Hebrews -
Greece - Rome - India - Other


World History - China

Exploring Ancient World Cultures from Evansville, Indiana

Daily Life in Ancient China from Mr. Donn

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport

Web Links on China and the Great Wall

The World History of China

Ancient China

China from Wikipedia


Hammurabi's Code

Odyssey Online - graphics, info, games from the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

Mesopotamia from Wikipedia

Exploring Ancient World Cultures - Near East from Indiana


Ancient Sumer from Villanova College in Brisbane, AU

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Mesopotamia

History for Kids - The Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites

Mesopotamia (Assyria, Babylonia, Sumer) from the British Museum

Mesopotamia from Fordham

The Sumerians

Ancient Mesopotamia


Mesopotamian Art

Babylonian Math

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

World History - Sumer - Akkadia - Assyria - Chaldea


Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt - excellent graphics and text

University of Chicago

Ancient Egypt from Wikipedia

Ancient Egypt ThinkQuest - Facts, activities, resources, crafts, and recipes

Odyssey Online from Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University - graphics and info

Ancient Egypt from the British Museum in the UK

Color Tour of Egypt from University of Memphis

Exploring Ancient Cultures- Egypt from Indiana site

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt from Mr. Donn's site

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt - videos and games

History for Kids - ancient Egypt

Egyptian Mythology

Egyptian Mummies -

More Mummies Information from
     New York Times Daily Lesson Plan 'Mummy Dearest'
     ONLY FOR THE BRAVE - Make a chicken (or Cornish game hen) mummy
     Egyptian Mummies from the Smithsonian
     Mummification Simulation - mummification with fruit
     Mummy-Maker Game (thanks to Nancy Keane)

Photographs of Egyptian Art

Egyptian Art Lessons -

Egypt: A Learning Module

Egypt: Daily Life

Life in Ancient Egypt from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

NOVA Online : The Pyramids

Ancient Egypt Webquests and Activities
King Tutankhamun - Was It Murder? Webquest

The World History of Egypt - links

Egypt from the University of Pennsylvania

Egyptian Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Egyptian Art from the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC

Mysteries of Egypt

Egyptian Math pages - lots of activities and history, too
Tracie Kubica-Hilder's Egyptian math

Guardian's Ancient Egypt Kid Connection - activities, masks, games

Kush Civilization:

Civilizations in Africa: Kush

Nubia - Its Glory and Its People - mostly text

Ancient Sudan: Nubia by Ibrahim Ober

Nubia from Tour

Nubia from Wikipedia

Nubia from University of California

Nubia from Crytalinks

Kush, Meroe, and Nubia

The Nubiandotnet

Ancient Nubia -

Nubia from Mr. Donn

The Meroitic Mystery from Saudi Aramco World

Black Kingdoms of the Nile

Nubia  -

The Story of Africa - Nubia

Nubia Webquest


Ancient Phoenicia -

Phoenician Studies

Phoenicia -

Phoenicia from Wikipedia

History for Kids - Phoenicians


Ancient -


For Kids -

Pompeii: Unraveling Ancient Mysteries

Pompeii from Wikipedia

Pompeii Forum Project

Pompeii - The City That Time Has Not Forgotten

Pompeii: Death of A City

Pictures of Pompeii



History for Kids

WikiJunior -

Ancient Hebrews

Canaan and Ancient Israel from University of Pennsylvania

The Hebrews from Glencoe

PBS Heritage Civilization and the Jews

The Maccabees

The Ancient Hebrews (scroll to middle of page)

The Hebrews from Wikipedia


World History - Ancient Greece

WikiJunior -

Exploring Ancient World Cultures from Evansville

Ancient Greece from Mr. Donn -
       Greek gods -
     For teachers -
       Powerpoints -

Ancient Greece ThinkQuest - facts, activities, projects to make, recipes, and resources

Odyssey Online - graphics, info, games from Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

History for Kids - Ancient Greece

The Greeks : Crucible of Civilization from PBS

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Ancient Greece

Greek Gods and Goddesses -

Ancient Greece from Richard Hooker

World History Ancient Greece - links to numerous sites and topics

Ancient Greece from Wikipedia

The Ancient Greek World

Ancient Greece - Mythology, Activities,  and Lesson Plans from Susan Seagraves

Ancient and Modern Olympic Sports

Greek Art and Architecture

Alexander the Great - maps, text, links

The Ancient Greeks



Greek Mythology Quiz from S. Seagraves

Gods and Goddesses Quiz from S. Seagraves

Math Olympics - from Springfield, IL - a way to make a connection to the ancient Olympics


BBC The Romans -

The Decline and Fall of Rome

History for Kids - Ancient Rome
     The Fall of Rome from History for Kids

World History - Ancient Rome

Exploring Ancient World Cultures from Indiana

Ancient Rome from Wikipedia

Ancient Rome

ThinkQuest Ancient Rome - facts, activities, projects, recipes, and resources

Odyssey Online - games, info, graphics from Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

The Romans from the BBC in England - very kid-friendly

Ancient Rome from Mr. Donn -
    For teachers -
    Powerpoints -

Ancient Rome from Social Studies for Kids

The Colosseum of Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - Ancient Rome

The World History of Rome - links

Julius Caesar

Ancient Rome timeline

All Roads Lead to Rome webquest -
Ancient Rome webquest -

A Day at the Colosseum webquest -

For fun - the Caesar Cipher

Indus Valley:

World History - Indus Valley

Exploring Ancient World Cultures from Evansville

Indus Valley from the BBC and the United Kingdom

Daily Life in Ancient India from Mr. Donn
    For teachers -

Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
     Harappa Map Game

Indus Valley Civilization

The World History of India

Ancient India from Wikipedia

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - India

Ancient India -

Ancient India -


The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Ancient Civilizations and Their Number Systems

Ancient Calendars and Clocks

National Geographic's Three Cities compares Alexandria/Cordoba/NYC

Egyptian Lesson Plans and Activities (scroll down the page)
(scroll down the page)

Ancient Egypt Thematic Resources

Ancient Civilizations Content Standards from California

EdSitement Lesson Plans

Ancient Civilizations webquest -


Clip art   and 

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