Mysterious Moai: The Giant Heads of Easter Island


They are famous around the world: giant stone heads on Easter Island. Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, is an isolated island off the coast of Chile with an amazing secret: hundreds and hundreds of giant stone heads. These mysterious statues are called moai, and they are more than just heads. The Easter Island heads actually have bodies! Learn more about them, when they were made, when they were discovered by Europeans, why archaeologists think they were made, and why they think they stopped carving them in this kid-friendly video!