Cartouche

We’ve been learning about Ancient Egypt! In our second week of homeschooling we made cartouches. A cartouche is a kind of nameplate that is made up of heiroglyphic symbols. My original idea was from this site but alas, I would have been in way over my head with a five yr. old, four yr. old and two yr. old! Maybe the next time we come around to the Ancients we can tackle those ones. So I made up an idea on my own using a name translator found on this website. Simply type in the name you would like translated into hyroglyphics and print it out. Next I cut out ovals from cardstock and had the kids cover them with tissue paper. Using the printout of their names I drew the symbols on construction paper and had the boys cut out their own. (This was a bit tricky...

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