An Ancient Egyptian Adventure: The Colors of Mummies

by  Transcended Educational Collaborations

Program image

In this interactive program,
our youngest scholars explore life and the afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Step
into the past and discover, through interactive activities, how color was an
essential part of everyday life for these peoples, while witnessing and
contributing in a step-by-step presentation of the mummification process!

Program Rating

   based on 2 evaluation(s).
Book it!

About This Program


By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $145.00

Program fee is due upon completion of the program.


45 minutes for 1st through 3rd graders

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, ParentPublic Library: Library Staff

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 students."

Primary Disciplines

Language Arts/English, Literacy, Religion, Social Studies/History, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

Booking Information

Book it!

Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice without a reschedule date will be charged $50.00.

About This Provider

Content Provider logo


Transcended Educational Collaborations

Watertown, WI
United States

Transcended Educational Collaborations mission is to promote the sound design, development and delivery of hybrid distance learning programming through unique partnerships and collaborations. Owner Gaye-Lynn Clyde has been delivering and designing IVC programs for more than twenty years. 

Gaye-Lynn Clyde

Program Details


1. This program begins with a group discussion of participants favorite colors.
2. We then discuss what our favorite colors remind of us and compare those ideas to early Egyptian writings.
3. We then explore the six colors of Ancient Egypt through an interactive falcon wing.
4. Participants view an interactive demonstration of a New Kingdom pharaoh mummification and the role
color played in it.
5. We then apply what we have learned by making a pectoral necklace like the pharaoh in our demonstration.
6. Time is allowed for questions and answers.


The participant will:
• Discover the 6 colors of Ancient Egypt.
• Create their own Hieroglyphs that represent the meaning behind Ancient Egyptian colors.
• See the step by step process of Ancient Egyptian mummification.
• Create an Ancient Egyptian pectoral necklace.
• Understand why the Egyptian’s mummified their dead.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Standards:
Fine Arts—NA-VA.K-4.3 Language Arts—NL-FL.K-12.2 Technology—Technology
Communication Skills— NT.K-12.4

State Standards

Wisconsin Standards
Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts Standards — Speaking & Listening: CCSS.ELA- Literacy—SL.K-3.1-3