Ancient Egyptian Challenge

Subject: History
Age Group: 7-11 Year Olds (KS2)
Available in North West, South West, and West Midlands

Entering the mysterious tomb of King Mentuhotep, your children must use clues and artefacts to unravel the secrets of Ancient Egypt, its landscape, gods and goddesses and rituals of the afterlife. Will they lift the curse and escape the tomb unscathed?

Solve Ancient Egyptian-related tasks, including the recreation of an Egyptian landscape, embarking on a journey into the afterlife and becoming keen archeologists in the Artefacts Challenge, in order to impress King Mentuhotep and lift the curse of the tomb!


Key Areas

  • The Egyptian Landscape - Nile, Pyramids, The Valley of the Kings
  • The Afterlife Challenge - creating a scene about those involved in the preparation of the body and meeting the Gods
  • The Artefacts Challenge - featuring Tutankhamun’s funeral mask and Papyrus paper with hieroglyphs

Curriculum Link

  • The achievements of the earliest civilizations – Ancient Egypt



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Important Information

Type: Drama workshop
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£123 + VAT per session
Number of children: up to 30 - extra children are negotiable
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked


• Curriculum specific
• Experienced facilitators
• Interactive learning
• Opportunity to observe children's progress
• Easy booking process
• Follow-up packs available
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