Ancient Mesopotamia For Kids Stories & Games Illustration

Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
Stories & Games


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

Gilgamesh and 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)

Explore Ancient Mesopotamia

Stories & Games

Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids

Ancient Mesopotamia for Teachers

Presentations about Ancient Mesopotamia

Quiz about Ancient Mesopotamia

Sumer, Babylon, Assyria Clipart for Kids & Teachers

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