Ancient Egypt Learning at the MFA

Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Egypt

We took a trip to the Museum of Fine Arts Boston that was just to the Ancient Egypt section. The girls loved seeing all the items there since we had learned a little about Egypt before we went. You can see our first MFA trip review here.

We got to explore the many different parts of the area. We spent our whole time there. Each got to draw something from the room. You can see my oldest doing one of her many drawings.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Egypt

They love the coffins and looking at the different designs. My middle asked if they were real people in them and I said yes they were real people that died a long time ago. We looked at many different coffins and how they were put one in another. We also looked at the animal mummies. We talked about what type of animals they had made mummies out of.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Egypt

They loved looking at the room with the sarcophagus and items to help the dead travel to the other side. The details were amazing and they started to pick out small items they liked.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Egypt

We looked closely at the pottery and jewelry of the period. How different it was to what we had at home. They said they liked their plates at home much better.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston: Egypt

After seeing so many fun things at the MFA they were very excited to do more of the activities at home. It gave them a great view onto everything. It made the books seem much more real. After this visit we watch we few documentaries from Netflix on Ancient Egypt.

Check out other Ancient Egypt Posts on 3 Dinosaurs.

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Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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8 Responses to Ancient Egypt Learning at the MFA

  1. Carrie says:

    Oh, I so meant to do this with Hazel this month since we did a lot of Egypt things with Around the World in 12 Dishes. I hope you will link up to the blog hop for it. I love seeing all the things you do with your kids.

    • Cassie says:

      There are a few more things coming in the Egypt Series. 🙂 We have been working on it for a month now reading books and doing things.

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  4. Ticia says:

    Oh man, I’d love to go to that exhibit.

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