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Young explorers

Young explorers

Your children can play online games, discover the cultures of the world and get creative with the British Museum's section for children. For KS1 and above.

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Egyptian Tomb Adventure

Egyptian Tomb Adventure

If they're full of the joys of Ancient Egypt, this is the perfect website to work through with your kids as a back up for school work. Ages 7 and up. From National Museums Scotland.

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Greek and Roman Myths

Greek and Roman Myths

Children can learn more about Greek and Roman myths and legends and use museum objects online in these fun games from Museum Network UK.

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Shows a drawing of an Egyptian man holding a gold pot.

The Tomb of Perneb

Great site for homework help on Ancient Egyptian tomb - contents, history and discovery - for ages 7 and up. From New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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The Games at Olympia

The Games at Olympia

Introduce your child to the original Olympic Games, in this object-based interactive. From The British Museum.

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The Underworld

The Underworld

A challenge to work through, covering Egyptian beliefs about death and afterlife. From The British Museum.

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Egyptian Mummy

Egyptian Mummy

Embalming in gruesome detail, bound to fascinate kids studying Egyptians. From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Greek Pot Painter

Greek Pot Painter

Creative activity based on making and decorating Greek pots. From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

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Hercules

Hercules

Explore the stories and the statues, from Show Me and Access Art.

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Egypt Explorer

Egypt Explorer

A guide to daily life in Ancient Egypt, with detail on temples and tombs. Plus: fun mask making, a treasure hunt game and picture puzzle. From Leicester Museums.

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Perseus and Andromeda

Perseus and Andromeda

Stars, gods, monsters and love, from National Maritime Museum.

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Takabuti the mummy goes to Ulster Museum

Takabuti the mummy goes to Ulster Museum

Takabuti is a famous Egyptian mummy and will soon be on display at Ulster Museum.

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Tutankhamun's Treasures Come To London

Tutankhamun's Treasures Come To London

The boy king's tomb is one of Ancient Egypt's most famous discoveries - find out about the show here.

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Ashmolean Museum's Child Mummy Scanned

Scientists from Oxford University have scanned the 2000–year old Egyptian mummy of a child, from Oxford's Ashmolean Museum.

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Egyptian Artefacts Stolen In Museum Raid

Thieves Smash Glass Case To Steal Ancient Egyptian Treasures

Thieves have broken into a museum and stolen several precious Ancient Egyptian artefacts.

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Peter Rabbit Talks Like An Egyptian!

Peter Rabbit Talks Like An Egyptian!

What on earth does Peter Rabbit have to do with Ancient Egypt? Read on to find out...

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2004 Olympics Kick Off In Athens

The Olympic story on the web...

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Show Me The Mummies... In UK Museums

Show Me The Mummies... In UK Museums

Our UK wide trail of Ancient Egyptian Mummies.

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Canadian Blood Tribe's Museum Mission

Native American tribespeople flew to Scotland this week to collect a precious head-dress from the Marischal Museum in Aberdeen.

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Make Your Own Mythical Creature

Download of strange body parts for kids to cut out, colour and create a mythical creature with. From the British Museum.

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The Jewellery Trail

Explore history of jewellery through Roman, Ancient Egyptian and Hyksos civilisations to present day. Lots of photos and text. Ages 8 and up. From Tyne and Wear Museums.

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Ancient Egypt

Extensive site on Ancient Egypt, with games, stories, artefacts and challenges, for approx ages 9 and up. From the British Museum.

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Ancient Mesopotamia

Excellent site for children aged about 9 and up. Artefacts, stories and challenges galore. From The British Museum.

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Ancient India

Artefacts, interactives and teachers' notes for upper KS2 from The British Museum.

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BBC Greeks

Interactive games, facts and teachers' notes for Upper KS2 from BBC History.

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