Learning about Ancient Chinese History for Kids

17 Sep

When it comes to learning about ancient Chinese history, for kids there is more than 5,000 years of information that they need to learn. Ancient Chinese history has made a great impact regarding the development of current-day China.

When learning about ancient Chinese history for kids, they will learn about how China has an amazingly splendid civilization and culture.  Ancient Chinese history also gives a reflection of the beauty of China regarding the culture and morality the country holds.

Learning about Famous Individuals

Some of the emperors of ancient Chinese history for kids to learn about are Qin Shihuang (Qin Dynasty Emperor,) Hanwudi (Emperor of Han Dynasty,) Lin Shimn (Emperor of Yang Dynasty) and Kangxi (Emperor of Qing Dynasty).

While learning about ancient Chinese history for kids, kids will be learning about famous scholars. One such famous scholar kids will be learning about is Confucius. He was a great educator during the spring and autumn period of ancient China.

In addition to those notable individuals from Chinese history for kids, there are also two famous scientists that kids will be learning about: Zhu Chongzhi and Zhanheng.

Ancient Chinese Dynasties

There are many different periods in ancient Chinese history for kids to learn. The different periods are:

  • Prehistoric Times
  • Xia Dynasty (2070 B.C. – 1600 B.C.)
  • Shang Dynasty (1600 B.C. – 1300 B.C.)
  • Zhou Dynasty (1046 B.C. – 256 B.C.)
  • Spring and Autumn Period (1046 B.C. – 256 B.C.)
  • Qin Dynasty (221 B.C. – 207 B.C.)
  • Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – 220 A.D.)
  • Three Kings Period (220 A.D. – 280 A.D.)
  • Jin Dynasty (265 A.D. – 420 A.D.)
  • Northern Southern Dynasty (420 A.D. – 589 A.D.)
  • Sui Dynasty (581 A.D. – 618 A.D.)
  • Tang Dynasty (618 A.D. – 907 A.D.)
  • Five Dynasties and Ten States (907 A.D. – 960 A.D.)
  • Song Dynasty (960 A.D. – 1219 A.D.)
  • Liao Dynasty (907 A.D. – 1125 A.D.)
  • Jin Dynasty (1115 A.D. – 1234 A.D.)
  • Yuan Dynasty (1206 A.D. – 1368 A.D.)
  • Ming Dynasty (1368 A.D. – 1644 A.D.)
  • Qing Dynasty (1616 – 1911)

 

There are many different things from ancient Chinese history for kids to be learning about, especially with the different periods. Everything that happened during the different periods is what form China into the country we know today.

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