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Knights & Castles: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience the Middle Ages (Kaleidoscope Kids)
Knights Castles 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience the Middle Ages - Kaleidoscope Kids Author:Paul Mantell, Avery Hart Knights and Castles is a winner! — -Children's Book Council Notable Book — -American Bookseller Pick of the Lists — -Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products — -Parent's Guide Children's Media Award — Actively experience the Middle Ages! — Build a castle with a moveable drawbridge and catapult; keep time with a homemade hourglass; play games like Bocci an... more »d Chess; enjoy a medieval feast (fingers only, please!)
Immerse yourself in the past!
Celebrate Widdershins Day; wassail a fruit tree; decide if you'd rather have been a noble's or peasant's child; construct a medieval economy as king or queen; and think about religious intolerance then and now.
Meet the people!
Get to know the people of the Middle Ages, including Charlemagne and King Arthur, Marco Polo and Saint Francis of Assisi, Druids, troubadours, monks, nobles, knights, and peasants. Try on their thoughts and actions, clothes and armor for size.
Knights and Castles is an active journey into 900 years of amazing history. Like every Kaleidoscope Kids books, it is where learning meets life!« less