Ancient History Videos for Kids!

 

Ancient history videos can help children to understand the ancient world. These ancient history videos cover creation to about 400 AD.

PLEASE NOTE: Although many of these videos are appropriate for children of all ages, as with any educational resource, it is your responsibility to preview and ensure that the videos will be suitable for your lessons and/or students.

 

Ancient History Videos

The videos selected are primarily organized around our ancient history based elementary writing curriculum.

An Elementary Writing Curriculum

Ancient History Videos

Mouse over the images to see the title of the video.

Click the image to open the video player.

Click outside of the video to close the video player.

  • Early Archaeology In Mesopotamia
    • Early Archaeology In Mesopotamia

    • Play Video

  • Worldwide Flood
    • Worldwide Flood

    • Play Video

  • Flood Stories and Migration (evolution)
    • Flood Stories and Migration (evolution)

    • Play Video

  • Bill Nye tours the ark encounter with Ken Ham
    • Bill Nye tours the ark encounter with Ken Ham

    • Play Video

  • Harappa and Mohenjo Daro - 4500 BC city (older than Sumer?)
    • Harappa and Mohenjo Daro - 4500 BC city (older than Sumer?)

    • Play Video

  • Armenia, the Land of Noah | 4000 BC
    • Armenia, the Land of Noah | 4000 BC

    • Play Video

  • Ancient Civilization of Mesopotamia
    • Ancient Civilization of Mesopotamia

    • Play Video

  • Babylonians and the Number 60
    • Babylonians and the Number 60

    • Play Video

  • Writing Cuneiform Demonstration | Babylonian language before 3000 BC
    • Writing Cuneiform Demonstration | Babylonian language before 3000 BC

    • Play Video

  • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 1/4)
    • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 1/4)

    • Play Video

  • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 2)
    • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 2)

    • Play Video

  • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 3)
    • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 3)

    • Play Video

  • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 4)
    • The Greatest Pharoahs (Part 4)

    • Play Video

  • Ancient Egypt Mummification Cartoon
    • Ancient Egypt Mummification Cartoon

    • Play Video

  • Isis, Osiris and the Egyptian Afterlife - reading lesson for kids
    • Isis, Osiris and the Egyptian Afterlife - reading lesson for kids

    • Play Video

  • Ancient Egypt | 20 mins.
    • Ancient Egypt | 20 mins.

    • Play Video

  • Kid's Animated History Egypt
    • Kid's Animated History Egypt

    • Play Video

  • Tour of China and Its History
    • Tour of China and Its History

    • Play Video

  • The Political Development of Imperial China
    • The Political Development of Imperial China

    • Play Video

  • How Silk Is Made: A Tour Of A Silkworm Factory  (Silk, 27th Century)
    • How Silk Is Made: A Tour Of A Silkworm Factory (Silk, 27th Century)

    • Play Video

  • The Epic Of Gilgamesh Story | Claymation | 2100 BC
    • The Epic Of Gilgamesh Story | Claymation | 2100 BC

    • Play Video

  • The Epic Of Gilgamesh In Sumerian (might have sounded like)
    • The Epic Of Gilgamesh In Sumerian (might have sounded like)

    • Play Video

  • Indus Valley Civilization - Ancient Civilizations | Mocomi Kids
    • Indus Valley Civilization - Ancient Civilizations | Mocomi Kids

    • Play Video

  •  Abraham | Drive Thru History (Holy Lands)
    • Abraham | Drive Thru History (Holy Lands)

    • Play Video

  • Moses, Hyksos, and the Exodus
    • Moses, Hyksos, and the Exodus

    • Play Video

  • Abraham and Sarah | Beginning of Judaism (2000 BC)
    • Abraham and Sarah | Beginning of Judaism (2000 BC)

    • Play Video

  • What is Judaism? | Jewish Beliefs
    • What is Judaism? | Jewish Beliefs

    • Play Video

  • History of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, and Rebecca - #3 (1900 BC)
    • History of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, and Rebecca - #3 (1900 BC)

    • Play Video

  • Hammurabi's Code 1760 BC
    • Hammurabi's Code 1760 BC

    • Play Video

  • Hammurabi's Code of Laws 1760 BC
    • Hammurabi's Code of Laws 1760 BC

    • Play Video

  • Ipuwer Papyrus
    • Ipuwer Papyrus

    • Play Video

  • Joshua and Conquest of Canaan: Looking for Evidence 1355-1245 BC
    • Joshua and Conquest of Canaan: Looking for Evidence 1355-1245 BC

    • Play Video

  • Land of Canaan 1355 - 1245 BC
    • Land of Canaan 1355 - 1245 BC

    • Play Video

  • Gideon Still Images and Narration 13th Century
    • Gideon Still Images and Narration 13th Century

    • Play Video

  • Sampson Movie Clip with Narration 12th Century BC
    • Sampson Movie Clip with Narration 12th Century BC

    • Play Video

  • Animated Bible Story of Ruth Clip 12th Century BC
    • Animated Bible Story of Ruth Clip 12th Century BC

    • Play Video

  • Archeologists Claim to Find King David's City  1037 BC - 967 BC
    • Archeologists Claim to Find King David's City 1037 BC - 967 BC

    • Play Video

  • Archaeologists found King David's palace near Jerusalem   1037 BC - 967 BC
    • Archaeologists found King David's palace near Jerusalem 1037 BC - 967 BC

    • Play Video

  • In-Depth Exploration of The City of David in Jerusalem   1037 BC - 967 BC
    • In-Depth Exploration of The City of David in Jerusalem 1037 BC - 967 BC

    • Play Video

  • City of David Archaeology 1037 BC - 967 BC
    • City of David Archaeology 1037 BC - 967 BC

    • Play Video

  • Homer Biography  8th Century BC
    • Homer Biography 8th Century BC

    • Play Video

  • The Nubian Pharaohs | Kush | 760- 656 BC (25th Dynasty)
    • The Nubian Pharaohs | Kush | 760- 656 BC (25th Dynasty)

    • Play Video

  • Plutarch: Life of Spartan King Lycurgus - 700 BC - 630 BC
    • Plutarch: Life of Spartan King Lycurgus - 700 BC - 630 BC

    • Play Video

  • Geography and Early Greece | Mr. Corwin
    • Geography and Early Greece | Mr. Corwin

    • Play Video

  • Athenian Democracy Solon and Cleisthenes
    • Athenian Democracy Solon and Cleisthenes

    • Play Video

  • Fiery Furnace 630 BC - 562 BC
    • Fiery Furnace 630 BC - 562 BC

    • Play Video

  • Daniel in the Lion's Den | Re-enactment
    • Daniel in the Lion's Den | Re-enactment

    • Play Video

  • Aesop: Biography of a Great Thinker 620 BC - 562 BC
    • Aesop: Biography of a Great Thinker 620 BC - 562 BC

    • Play Video

  • Aesops Fables - Full Audiobook
    • Aesops Fables - Full Audiobook

    • Play Video

  • What is Tao Te Ching? 6th Century BC
    • What is Tao Te Ching? 6th Century BC

    • Play Video

  • Pericles, Golden Age of Athens
    • Pericles, Golden Age of Athens

    • Play Video

  • The Gift of the Nile | Herodotus | 484 BC - 425 BC
    • The Gift of the Nile | Herodotus | 484 BC - 425 BC

    • Play Video

  • The Cloud | Aristoophanes |  456 - 386 BC
    • The Cloud | Aristoophanes | 456 - 386 BC

    • Play Video

  • Athens and Sparta (Their Values and Culture)
    • Athens and Sparta (Their Values and Culture)

    • Play Video

  • Peloponnesian War and Thucydides | 431– 404 BC (Khan Academy)
    • Peloponnesian War and Thucydides | 431– 404 BC (Khan Academy)

    • Play Video

  • Plato and Aristotle (Introduction to Greek Philosophy)
    • Plato and Aristotle (Introduction to Greek Philosophy)

    • Play Video

  • Introduction to Philosophy for Kids
    • Introduction to Philosophy for Kids

    • Play Video

  • Socrates: The Man and His Life 469 BC - 399 BC
    • Socrates: The Man and His Life 469 BC - 399 BC

    • Play Video

  • Socrates: Biography of a Great Thinker 469 BC - 399 BC
    • Socrates: Biography of a Great Thinker 469 BC - 399 BC

    • Play Video

  • The Ideas of Socrates 469 BC - 399 BC
    • The Ideas of Socrates 469 BC - 399 BC

    • Play Video

  • Socrates Encyclopedia channel 470/469 – 399 BC
    • Socrates Encyclopedia channel 470/469 – 399 BC

    • Play Video

  • Socrates' Apology vs. Modern Apology (Drive Home History #4) 469 BC - 399 BC
    • Socrates' Apology vs. Modern Apology (Drive Home History #4) 469 BC - 399 BC

    • Play Video

  • Founding of Rome | Drive Thru History | myth 469 BC - 399 BC?
    • Founding of Rome | Drive Thru History | myth 469 BC - 399 BC?

    • Play Video

  • Pythagorean Theorem - fun, crazy math and beans 428 BC - 348 BC
    • Pythagorean Theorem - fun, crazy math and beans 428 BC - 348 BC

    • Play Video

  • Cladius: Boy of Ancient Rome 1964 (Latin Dialogues)
    • Cladius: Boy of Ancient Rome 1964 (Latin Dialogues)

    • Play Video

  • Plato 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC
    • Plato 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC

    • Play Video

  • Aristotle Biography 384 BC - 322 BC
    • Aristotle Biography 384 BC - 322 BC

    • Play Video

  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Online | Est. 408 BC to 318 AD
    • The Dead Sea Scrolls Online | Est. 408 BC to 318 AD

    • Play Video

  • David Macaulay: All roads lead to Rome Antics
    • David Macaulay: All roads lead to Rome Antics

    • Play Video

  • Alexander the Great: A Military Genius Who Changed the World & Paved the Way for Christianity
    • Alexander the Great: A Military Genius Who Changed the World & Paved the Way for Christianity

    • Play Video

  • Alexander the Great - Encyclopedia channel  356 BC –  323 BC
    • Alexander the Great - Encyclopedia channel 356 BC – 323 BC

    • Play Video

  • Petra - Exploring the Amazing Rock City of Jordan
    • Petra - Exploring the Amazing Rock City of Jordan

    • Play Video

  • Rome: The Punic Wars - I: The First Punic War - Extra History  256 BC
    • Rome: The Punic Wars - I: The First Punic War - Extra History 256 BC

    • Play Video

  • Music of Ancient Greece  200 BC to abt 100 AD
    • Music of Ancient Greece 200 BC to abt 100 AD

    • Play Video

  • Hannibal (Carthage) | 247 – 183/182/181 BC
    • Hannibal (Carthage) | 247 – 183/182/181 BC

    • Play Video

  • The Ancient Silk Road of China by Michael Fairchild 206 BC-220 AD
    • The Ancient Silk Road of China by Michael Fairchild 206 BC-220 AD

    • Play Video

  • The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World 206 BC-220 AD
    • The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World 206 BC-220 AD

    • Play Video

  • Seige of Jerusalem 9 AD - 79 AD
    • Seige of Jerusalem 9 AD - 79 AD

    • Play Video

  • Caligula Scene from Movie  12 AD - 41 AD
    • Caligula Scene from Movie 12 AD - 41 AD

    • Play Video

  • Pliny the Elder 23 AD - 79 AD
    • Pliny the Elder 23 AD - 79 AD

    • Play Video

  • Nero Mini Biography | 37 AD - 68 AD
    • Nero Mini Biography | 37 AD - 68 AD

    • Play Video

  • Seige of Jerusalem | AD 70
    • Seige of Jerusalem | AD 70

    • Play Video

  • History of Israel in 8 minutes | Drive Thru History
    • History of Israel in 8 minutes | Drive Thru History

    • Play Video

  • Ancient Roman Music? possible
    • Ancient Roman Music? possible

    • Play Video

  • Ancient Hebrew Chant
    • Ancient Hebrew Chant

    • Play Video

  • King David's Harp - Live!
    • King David's Harp - Live!

    • Play Video

  • The Arch of Titus (EP1) - Drive Thru History
    • The Arch of Titus (EP1) - Drive Thru History

    • Play Video

  • The Pantheon (EP2) - Drive Thru History
    • The Pantheon (EP2) - Drive Thru History

    • Play Video

  • Rome's Geography
    • Rome's Geography

    • Play Video

  • Roman City - David Macaulay
    • Roman City - David Macaulay

    • Play Video

  •  Greatest Adventure: Easter 7–2 BC to AD 30–33 AD
    • Greatest Adventure: Easter 7–2 BC to AD 30–33 AD

    • Play Video

  • Road Walked by Jesus
    • Road Walked by Jesus

    • Play Video

  • The Sermon on the Mount (KJV) | Words of Christ
    • The Sermon on the Mount (KJV) | Words of Christ

    • Play Video

  •  Nero Persecutes Christians | 37 – 68 AD
    • Nero Persecutes Christians | 37 – 68 AD

    • Play Video

  • JOSEPHUS (Reference to Jesus) AD 93
    • JOSEPHUS (Reference to Jesus) AD 93

    • Play Video

  • Lost Worlds: Troy (Ancient History Documentary)
    • Lost Worlds: Troy (Ancient History Documentary)

    • Play Video

  • Diocletian, what an Emperor! 300 AD
    • Diocletian, what an Emperor! 300 AD

    • Play Video

  • Pompeii, Italy: Window on Ancient Rome  79 AD.
    • Pompeii, Italy: Window on Ancient Rome 79 AD.

    • Play Video

  • History of the Nicene Creed 381 AD
    • History of the Nicene Creed 381 AD

    • Play Video

  • The Fall of the Roman Empire - History | Mocomi Kids
    • The Fall of the Roman Empire - History | Mocomi Kids

    • Play Video

  • Virgil: The Aeneid
    • Virgil: The Aeneid

    • Play Video

  • Virgil's Aeneid- Book 1: A complete Latin reading
    • Virgil's Aeneid- Book 1: A complete Latin reading

    • Play Video

  • Homer: The Iliad
    • Homer: The Iliad

    • Play Video

  • Homer: The Odyssey
    • Homer: The Odyssey

    • Play Video