The ancient Mesopotamian people loved
toys and games. They worshiped their gods every day, but they
also found time to play. They invented a board games that today
we call checkers. Some of their game sused dice. They made toy
bows and arrows, sling shots, boomerangs, hoops, and invented
many games that used balls (throwing, tossing, chasing, rolling).
They played a game called
button buzz. They also loved hunting, boxing, wresting,
racing, music, dancing, feasting, and story telling!
Here are some online games and stories about ancient
Mesopotamia. Have fun!
Be a farmer in Ancient Mesopotamia
Protect Yourself from Demons!
Ancient Weapons Challenge
How Marduk Became King of ALL the Gods
Play Sumerian Games (java)
Ancient Mesopotamia - Rags to Riches
See what an archaeologist found in Ancient Mesopotamia (game)
Babylonian - The Big Myth, Creation Story (Narrated, told in story form)
The Story of Aplum and the Extra Month
A Tale of Three Merchants
Trade and Transport
Trading Places Challenge
Mesopotamia: Royal Game of Ur
Gilgamesh Makes a Rather Unusual Friend - illustrated
PowerPoint for kids
the Tree of Eternal Life
Gilgamesh and the Cedar Forest
Other Myths and Stories about Ancient Mesopotamia
The game of checkers invented at Ur
Interactive Quiz about
the Land Between Two Rivers (with answers)