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Re: Groovy Project Ideas on Egypt


From: Sandy Bacon (sbacon_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 19:16:24 PDT

When my fourth graders mummified cornish game hens, it was one of the
most exciting projects I have ever done. Sandy

Kathy Hughes wrote:

> I had my sixth graders this year recreate an Egyptian tomb at school.
> They did tempera batik tomb paintings(these were great), they
> translated their own names into hieroglyphics at an online website and
> then made cartouches on paper. They did clay canopic jars as well as
> two life size sarcophagus. The sarcophagus's (sarcophagi)?, were made
> out of cardboard but were 3D and stood up by themselves, the faces
> were plaster castings of two student volunteers and all the kids
> helped to paint them.