Spotlighted Site

The BRITISH MUSEUM Ancient Egypt site has all the information on Gods, society, trade, and buildings. It also uses artifacts to show how we found out what we know about the Ancient Egyptians, and each topic has a ‘story’ and ‘explore’ section….



The British Museum
Great site from The British Museum that gives information on Egyptian life, gods and goddesses, mummification, rulers, pyramids, temples, time, trade, and writing…

National Geographic Kids
Excellent site by the Kids National Geographic magazine that gives information on all aspects of Ancient Egypt as well as how to make a mummy and Tutankhamen….

Eyelid Egypt
Excellent site with an amazing amount of information on Ancient Egypt including the temples and Kings and Queens. Also has games and videos (not clear if it is aimed at children so video etc needs checking but the information is easy to understand)

Virtual Tour of the PyramidsLaunch the interactive ‘explore Ancient Egypt’ section. If you have QuickTimeinstalled, you can take a virtual tour of all the main sites and view incredible interactive images of the pyramids and more. Not aimed at children, but the best way to really see how amazing these ancient buildings are.

DK find out about Ancient Egypt
Fantastic site by the DK books publisher with an interactive map that tells you lots about all areas of Ancient Egypt and a great quiz to get you thinking.

Woodlands Junior
Woodlands Primary school site that gives plenty of information in an easy-to-read format, designed to help children with homework.

Ducksters Ancient Egypt
A fairly comprehensive kids website that covers all aspects of Ancient Egypt. Not sure who has created it but the information seems reliable…

Cool Kid Facts – Ancient Egypt
This site has a lot of adverts but the text is quite simple so more accessible for younger readers.

All about Ancient Egypt
Easy to navigate site with basic information on all areas of ancient Egypt from daily life and government to myths and religion -it does have lots of ads though.

Egypt’s Golden Empire PBS
A good site with some great interactive features including 360 tours. Created for the American channel PBS to support their TV series on Ancient Egypt.

Simple Hieroglyphs
Very simple hieroglyphs explained for children.

History for Kids
A very accessible homework help site with a good timeline of key events and lots of information.

Manchester University – Egypt
Great site from the Children’s University of Manchester with information that is easy to follow and understand even for younger children.

Canadian Museum – Egypt
Great site from the Museum of Canada with a huge amount of information including a section on Tutankhamen.