Ancient Egypt is one of the civilisations looked at in KS2 history. Not only the pharaohs and pyramids but also the everyday life of ordinary folk living at the time.
Ordinary living and everyday life in Ancient Egypt was about the family. In Ancient Egypt, children were the heart of the family. If a couple could not have a child, they adopted a child. The River Nile was an important part of the life of an Ancient Egyptian, allowing crops to be grown. Without it the land would be a desert. The Ancient Egyptian civilisation existed for three thousand years and traces of it can still be seen today.
What was everyday life like for the ordinary people living in Ancient Egypt? What clothes did they wear and what did they eat and drink? Play this quiz and find out!