In preparation for our upcoming Egyptian themed Big Event (otherwise known as vacation Bible school), I’ve been scanning through the two books I got from Amazon. Here are some of the best things I’ve found.
Grab the instructions on how to make your own Papyrus here!
For the papyrus, you’ll need to make some Berry Ink!
Egyptians made solid perfumes out of essential oils. Popular scents include lilies, roses, cinnamon, spikenard, ginger, and sandalwood. Also frankincense and myrrh (great connection to Christ’s story!). You can learn how to make solid perfume here or here. It looks like the main ingredient is beeswax, found in craft store (look in the candle making or soap making sections).
Here’s another easy set of Hieroglyphs.
That’s all for The Thrifty Egyptian for now! Be sure to post your comments and share your insight with others.