Session resources and ideas
A collection of downloadable resources to help YAC Leaders plan their sessions. These resources have been made by YAC, our friends and relations, over many years.
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This game was popular in Ancient Egypt but we don't know the rules. Play our version of the game and see if you can work out your own rules.
What did the Ancient Egyptians do for fun? Play Senet, the Ancient Egyptian board game.
How did the Ancient Egyptians prepare for the afterlife? Make a statue for an Ancient Egyptian burial.
What did people in Ancient Greece wear? Make and wear your own peplos.
How did the Ancient Greeks make their famous pottery? Design and paint your own Greek pots.
What was the Ancient Greek alphabet? Learn to read and write in Ancient Greek.
Archaeology is all around us! Head outside and see what’s happening where you live.
I spy with my little eye…! Archaeology is all about observation and discovering interesting things from the past – on all sorts of different scales. A tiny prehistoric worked flint is archaeology, but so is a huge industrial building. Archaeological iSpy challenges you to get out and about and spot archaeology!
How do archaeologists keep artefacts safe? Learn how to safely package archaeological artefacts.
How do archaeologists identify and record artefacts from excavations? A series of activities to practise your observation and drawing skills.
Learn to make a decorative cord out of wool.
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