Enriching Experiences: The World Museum
A superb experience for Year 3 today, as we journeyed back in time to Ancient Egypt... well, as close as we can get, by visiting the fabulous World Museum to explore the Ancient Egyptian exhibit. This was such a fabulous opportunity for the children to develop their knowledge about life in that period of history. The children were amazed by many of the artefacts they saw, but perhaps the most exciting room was the 'Mummy Room', featuring the remains of some important figures from Ancient Egyptian history.
Surprisingly, many of the artefacts we saw were not that different from objects we used today. We saw amulets (special charms) which were buried with mummies in order to ensure that they would be protected from evil spirits in the Afterlife.