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Ancient Egyptian resource: Label the map

The river Nile will no doubt form a large part of your term teaching Ancient Egypt to a KS1 or KS2 class. The foundation of the entire civilization, it’s vitally important to learn about how the river allowed their societies to function.

Something which can be done with this free downloadable resource. Task your class with labelling a map of Ancient Egypt, and allow them to see how crucial the Nile was to it all.


Label the Ancient Egyptian map: free download

Download this free resource, which includes an annotated and unannotated version, to form the basis of your class’s voyage down the river Nile.

Resources come courtesy of the Scholastic Resource Bank.  


What’s included in this label the Ancient Egyptian map pack?

This two-worksheet resource pack comes with two versions of the same map of Ancient Egypt. One is blank and the other is a complete annotated version, filled with labelled diagrams of some of the most significant sites of the period, such as:

  • The Pyramids
  • The Sphinx
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Tutankhamun’s tomb


How can this resource my primary class?

Central to all of these major sites of Ancient Egypt is the river Nile. An essential part of trading and the key source of water for crops, this resource can form part of learning about the river Nile.


What other Ancient Egypt resources can I download?

For more free resources on the topic of Ancient Egypt, take a look at:

Ancient Egypt: Explore our content hub

Get ahead of your planning for next term with Ancient Egypt topic hub. From craft videos to free worksheets, it contains everything you need to engage your class next term.

Included in the hub:

  • Free downloadable resources
  • Fun facts and activities
  • Craft and wall display guides

And it’s all free! Explore the Hope Education Ancient Egypt topic hub and prepared for next term.


<a href="" target="_self">William Hinch</a>

William Hinch

Hope Education writer

Will has been writing for Hope Education since July 2020, helping provide teachers with tips, advice and insight that helps them educate the next generation. Away from his educational writing, Will is a typical Yorkshireman; a lover of ale, cricket and tea!

8 June 2021

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