Sphinx - Symbol of Egypt
To arouse with simple methods the interest.
The time of the ancient Egyptian culture with its immersing constructions out of limestone like the sphinx of Pyramids of Giza captivate the interest of young and old not only since Aterix and Obelix. Burial discoveries around the Valley of the Kings and the histories coveted to it give enough fuel to the fantasy.
- level of difficulty: easy - medium - difficult
- size: 21x6x7 cm
- number of sheets: 2 = 10 parts
To give the reported history a touchable shape
Already always there were cut-out-sheets, out of which parts are cut and pushed out, which are glued together according to a given construction instruction to a total work. In this case the sphinx to build images with a few pieces the world-famous figure, on the basis of it the history of the origin or living conditions of that time can be explained well.
The parts printed on stable paper can be cut out and put together already by child form an age of 6 years. On the basis of the coloured print different nuances of the sandstone hill are created, out of which the lying lion's body of the sphinx with the human head was excavated over many years. The well maintained state can be explained with the main part of the sphinx being buried under sand and therefore preserved.
Playfully the sphinx out of paper guide to passed cultures
While the fingers of the constructer are dedicated to the cutting out and glueing of the sphinx, in front of the inner eye nearly to automatically an imagination of how difficult and nevertheless natural life at that time must have been.
True history instead of fantasy stories
Create with this sheets to cut out a teamwork of history, geography, physics and handicraft.
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