Wizards, witches, magic, oh my! While making your own magical telescopes, you will learn how the people of the past found magic in the world around them, and how ancient astronomers have influenced magic through the ages. Though we can't promise that your child will become a real wizard, we can guarantee that these activities by the Magewarts Junior Academy will be one thing: magical!

Lessons

In this lesson about astronomy and the night sky, we will explore outer space and learn about how ancient cultures understood the cosmos!

Stories

It’s story time! Today we are looking at the myth of Eos, the Greek goddess of dawn who fell in love with the Trojan Prince Tithonus. This is our narrated video of the story.

The Myth of Eos, Greek Goddess of Dawn

It’s story time! Today we are looking at the myth of Eos, the Greek goddess of dawn who fell in love with the Trojan Prince Tithonus. The above link will take you to our flipbook on Calameo.

Have you ever wanted to become a sorcerer? So does this young apprentice! Learn the many lessons that the great sorcerer gave to the young apprentice.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Have you ever wanted to become a sorcerer? So does this young apprentice! Learn the many lessons that the great sorcerer gave to the young apprentice. The above link will take you to our flipbook on Calameo.

Crafts

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Constellation Telescope

The night sky inside? Click here to learn how on our blog!

Making an Amulet

Create your own magical scarab amulet, just like the ancient Egyptians!

Fun Activities

Stars and Constellations

The night sky is filled with thousands of stars! Learn about how these shiny stars can be used to see shapes and people!

Curator's Corner

Curator's Corner: Ancient Egyptian Faience Amulets

Learn about the magical and fascinating ancient Egyptian Amulets in the Museum of Antiquities.

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