Good morrow, lords and ladies! We are so excited to kick off our Castles Unit, which is packed with history around Medieval times and the Renaissance in Western Europe.
Education in medieval times was very different from today. Most people (especially peasants) couldn’t read or write—even many nobles couldn’t read or write. It was mostly the clergy who had all the education. If a noble family wanted to educate their children, they would either do it themselves or get a priest to tutor them. (source)Continue reading “Castles Unit: DIY quill activity”
Get ready to defend your kingdom in style! This simple knight’s shield craft works perfectly with our Level 2 Castles Unit, or with any medieval unit study in your homeschool.
This unit is full of fun history about medieval times in Western Europe. We will examine many parts of life during the feudal system of the dark ages—but with a kid friendly spin. Huzzah!
occasionally in our time, but it was much more popular during medieval times.
We’re kicking off our castles unit with a royal structure of our own!
Any knight is only as good as their sword! With this simple craft, your child can make their own as they explore life as a knight in our Castles Unit.
Decorate your home like a royal with this simple medieval banner craft!
Ready to raise a glass like a royal? This super simple chalice craft makes it easy to turn your next meal into a feast fit for a noble.
Who’s ready to storm the castle with some number towers? ♜♜♜ This fun activity is a simple way to practice sums with manipulatives.