Maya For Kids

Who were the Mayans for Kids?
Who were the Mayans for Kids?
When the Olmec rulers began to lose control of their country about 600 BC, new leaders came forward and took over ruling in Central America (modern Guatamala). These were the Maya. Archaeologists divide Maya history into four time…
Mayan games for Kids
Mayan games for Kids
The Maya loved ball games. Ball courts were usually placed at the base of a temple, because all games were held to honor the many Maya gods. Festivals were held every twenty (20) days. Every festival had a ball game scheduled. Everybody who possibly could came to the ball games. The courts had a hoop…
Mayan calendar Kids
Mayan calendar Kids
Tulum ruins in Mexico. Image via Flickr user Steve Elgersma Over the past couple of days, the internet has been captivated by a truly remarkable story: A plucky 15-year-old Quebec kid, using only his imagination, star charts, and some fancy satellite imagery, had found a lost Mayan city somewhere deep…