Maya For Kids

Mayans History for Kids
Mayans History for Kids
Memorizing times tables is one thing. Strengthening conceptual math skills is another. One way to strengthen your child’s conceptual math skills is to explore Mayan numbers together. Exploring the Mayan numeric system will heighten…
Mayan Religion For Kids
Mayan Religion For Kids
Contents Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma ( eternal spiritual path ) began about 4 years ago in India. It was the religion of an ancient people known as the Aryans ( noble people ) whose philosophy, religion, and customs are recorded in their sacred texts known as the Vedas. These texts were initially handed…
Mayan temples for Kids
Mayan temples for Kids
The Maya were a class society. The nobles and the priests were the highest class. Each city had a palace that housed the city ruler. Palaces were compounds. The palace itself was a multi-storied building, surrounded by other buildings. The palace buildings were built around an open area or central courtyard…
Mayan calendar for Kids
Mayan calendar for Kids
Of all the world’s ancient calendar systems, the Maya and other Mesoamerican systems are the most complicated and accurate Maya astronomer-priests looked to the heavens for guidance. They used observatories, devices to cast shadows, and watched the horizon to trace the movement of the sun, stars and…
Mayan language for Kids
Mayan language for Kids
Is actually a family of related languages spoken from South-Eastern Mexico through northern Central America as far south as Honduras. It goes back at least some 5 years in the Pre-Columbian era of Mesoamerica. Although the Spanish language (and in Belize the English language) is the official language…
Mayan social structure for Kids
Mayan social structure for Kids
The social structure in the Maya Empire was set. It was very difficult to move upwards. Status was usually hereditary. Occupations for Maya men was limited to their father s occupation. If your father was a farmer, you were a farmer. If your father made bricks, you made bricks. There were some exceptions…
Mayan History Kids
Mayan History Kids
Near the city of Merida, on a 250-acre, 17th century estate, Hacienda Petac offers a children’s activity program that includes: Scavenger hunt in the Mérida food market where the family is introduced by the hacienda chef to the fruits, vegetables and spices of the area. Ingredients are gathered for an…
Mayan civilization Videos
Mayan civilization Videos
National Geographic Television’s Quest for the Lost Maya addresses new findings about the Maya civilization. The Maya s soaring pyramids, monumental cities, and mastery of astronomy and mathematics have spurred generations of explorers into the jungles of Central America on a quest to understand them…
Mayan Art for Kids
Mayan Art for Kids
One of the greatest mysteries of ancient history is what caused most of Maya civilization – best known for its magnificent palaces and uncannily accurate calendar – to come to an abrupt end in A.D. 800 after centuries of splendor. In this issue, The Maya, kids will explore this highly advanced culture…
Mayan Indians for Kids
Mayan Indians for Kids
The Maya city of Copán is a beautiful city that rose and declined seven centuries before Columbus set foot on Honduras. Copán was considered to be one of the greatest ceremonial center or temple cities of the Maya empire. The Mayans have been called the Greeks of the New World because of their fantastic…
Ancient Mysteries documentary
Ancient Mysteries documentary
The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was probably the largest, and certainly the most famous, of the libraries of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty, and functioned as a major center of scholarship, at least…
Mayan writing for Kids
Mayan writing for Kids
Now a day almost every boy and girl goes to school to learn how to read and write. It s a very useful tool to have for it allows us to better our communication skills through letters, information pamphlets with other people; we can also read books and news papers to learn more about what s going on in…