Bring history to life
With the special advantage of making history not only readable, but also experienceable and thus easier to remember, you open up a new, exciting view into the world of hieroglyphs and pharaohs for yourself and especially for the children. Our papyrus sets are not only a crafting experience, but also an educational adventure that will captivate you and your children or your students. History becomes tangible and part of a living learning process.
What all is included in this set?
The set is equipped with high-quality material for a total of 75 sheets of A6 size (postcard size). Since Egyptian papyrus is still carefully handmade according to ancient traditions and has a natural edge, the sizes of the individual strips for production here may vary slightly.
- for 25 students, 3 sheets per student
- with easy to understand instructions
- Papyrus strips in two sizes
How authentic is the papyrus set?
This papyrus set is based on ancient technology and brings a piece of living history into the classroom. Since the papyrus strips are traditionally handmade in Egypt they are the ideal base for making papyrus sheets using ancient techniques.
Do I need additional material that is not included in the set?
to get started with the set you will need the following:
- two bowls to soak the papyrus strips
- a water bottle to mix water and wood glue
- a roll of kitchen paper
- a rolling pin
- a kitchen towel
- a simple plant press or material to weigh it down!
- wood glue
- cardboard for smoothing
- cotton cloths for drying
Is the product child-friendly?
Yes, the product is designed to provide an easy-to-understand and safe-to-implement craft experience for both elementary school-aged children and adults, where the story comes alive.
How safe is crafting with the papyrus set?
Thanks to our high-quality papyrus strips, which are particularly smooth and have a stable width, and very detailed instructions, a successful crafting result is almost certain and offers plenty of room for creative experimentation.
What do children learn by crafting with this set?
Children from primary school age not only learn craft skills here, they also improve their motor skills, concentration and stamina. Since it takes 3 - 4 days to finish the final product, they learn patience and perseverance to look forward to the papyrus sheet they have made themselves.
Is the papyrus set suitable for school lessons?
Absolutely, the Papyrus Set is an excellent addition to history classes, or a project week assignment. By supplementing theoretical knowledge with practical application, it allows students to actively engage with the topic of Egypt.
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