The wonders left behind by the ancient Egyptians are some of the most astounding artifacts in the world. People travel thousands of miles for a glimpse of Egypt's Great Sphinx and the pyramids and they flock to nearby museums to see mummies and burial masks. Readers are transported back to the distant past without leaving their seats as they learn about many fascinating features of ancient Egyptian culture. Each chapter includes a simple craft relating to the discussion. Reed boats, scarab necklaces, and miniature pyramids are just some of the projects that can be completed with a few simple materials. These fun step-by-step activities will provide readers with a tangible link to some of the most essential concepts of Egyptian history.