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What do chariots, sailboats, and wheels have in common? The ancient Sumerians invented them all! Welcome to Sumer, Babylon and Assyria, collectively called Ancient Mesopotamia, home of the first superhero and the gloomiest gods in the ancient world!

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Gilgamesh is one of the oldest recorded stories in the world. It's about an ancient King of Uruk who may have actually existed. His name is on the ancient Sumerian Kings List. The stories about him are amazing! You might call Gilgamesh the first superhero! 

Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
(Sumer, Babylon, Assyria)

Geography, History, Government

Quick History

Geography

Agriculture

Government

Sumer

Babylon

Assyria

Trade & Commerce

Daily Life

Classes of People

Women

Homes

School/Education

Art & Music

Cuneiform

Cylinder Seals

Royal Tombs of Ur (see Sumer)

Deities, Legends, Inventions

Gods & Goddesses

How Marduk Became King

Ziggurats

The Legend of Gilgamesh

Hammurabi's Code

Hanging Gardens

Inventions, Achievements

 

For Teachers

Free Lesson Plans and Activities

Free Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free Templates in PowerPoint format for Ancient Mesopotamia

Free Video Clips/Mini Movies

Ancient Mesopotamia Crafts for Kids

Free Clip Art for Ancient Mesopotamia - Sumer, Babylon, Assyria


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Ancient Mesopotamia / Ancient India
Includes lesson plans and creative activities
to keep your students busy and productive for weeks.