The Middle Ages for Kids - Check these links to learn more about this dangerous but exciting time.


History and Maps - Art - Black Death - Castles - Cathedrals - Chivalry - Clothing - Crusades - Food

Feudal Life - Games - Heraldry - Houses - King Arthur - Knights - Literature - Monks and the Church - Music

People - Robin Hood - Technology - Tournaments - Transportation - Ideas For Teachers - Kid's Literature


  Interactive Introduction to the Middle Ages -
        History for Kids - History + timeline, religion, clothing, food  -

        Mr. Donn -

        Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport to the Middle Ages -

        Eyewitness to History - Annenberg CPB Middle Ages -

        Wikipedia -

        dmoz -

        Ducksters -

        Social Studies for Kids -

        Mrs. Sunda's class site -

        Timelines of Events -

        Bullfinch's Mythology -

         Mrs. LeDuc suggests:

        A Medieval Scavenger Hunt - topical categories


Europe maps
A Medieval Atlas -
A Periodical Historical Atlas -
Medieval Sourcebook -

Medieval art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art -


Art of the Middle Ages -

            Bayeaux Tapestry -
               History for Kids -
               Ducksters -
Web Gallery of Art -
   Wikipedia Art -

Black Death:



Castles Learning Center - lots of good stuff  including what did they have for bathrooms?
            Castles -
            Castles of the World -
            Build a Medieval Castle download the free program and print the different parts -
                    Putting the castle together -
            Kids' Castle -
            Cardboard Box Castle -
Storm the Castle -
Castle Page -         
            The Castles of Wales -
Castle trivia -
            Pinterest castles -
            Building a castle -

   British -


            French -

Cathedrals of the Middle Ages -

            Cathedral vocabulary and picture links and worksheets -


     Kidzone    (nobles)

     Chivalry, heraldry, tournaments, and more -


     The Art of Chivalry -


Medieval Clothing -
Footwear of the Middle Ages -
Hat quiz -
Elizabethan Clothing page -

       Crusades:     CyberSleuth -
                                History for Kids Crusades -
                                Mr. Dowling's Crusades and the Rise of Islam -
                                University of Calgary -
                                What Did A Crusader Wear? -
                                FactMonster -

Tales of the Middle Ages Food and Drink -
                       A Boke (Book) of Gode (Good) Cookery -
                       Herbs in Medieval Life -
                       Kingdom of Acre -

                       History for Kids Food -
                       Medieval Food -

       Feudal Life:
                       Camelot Village's Medieval Life -
                       Life in Middle Ages
                       Medieval Life -

       Games:  Medieval Games -
                        Games of Anglo-Saxons -
                        Medieval Games -

                         Beginner's Guide to Heraldry

                     Wikipedia -
                     Heraldry for kids -
                     Shield designs -
                     Intro, beasts, vocab -
                     Heraldry Game -
Make Your Own Coat of Arms (shield) -
    Heraldry Symbols -

Peasant homes -

                       Homes -
                       Houses -

       King Arthur:  
                    Arthur for Kids -
   Merrie Haskell's story of King Arthur

                        King Arthur -

       Knights:    Knights
                             Knight's life



                               Ballads -
                               Robin Hood and the Monk -
                               Language -

                               Printing -
                               Gutenberg -

       Monks and the Church :

   Life in a Medieval Monastery -
   Map of a Medieval Monastery
               Virtual Abbey -

       Music:  Overview -
                       Medieval Life -

                       Explanation -
                       History -

                       Medieval Instruments -
Wikipedia Music of Middle Ages -

            People of the Middle Ages

            Occupations of the Middle Ages
Eleanor of Aquitaine
            People of the Middle Ages


       Robin Hood:


       Tournaments: Tournaments -
                                       Jousting -

                                       Joust page -
                                       Tournaments -
                                       Wikipedia Tournaments -


              Middle Ages Clip art :

     Ideas for Teachers:
Mrs. Donn's Lesson Plans - 
            Medieval Webquests -



            Journey Through the Middle Ages Webquest -
            Create a Skit for the King Webquest -

  Vocabulary Games for Middle Ages from Jennifer Cahill -

  Middle Ages Projects from Jefferson Township Schools -

  Castle Builder Activity from California -

  Special lessons about the Middle Ages from Education World -

  Medieval Times -

  DiscoverySchool -

  Jerrie Cheek's Middle Ages and Castles and Knights web pages

  The Middle Ages from A to Z -

  ProTeacher -

  Tapestry in the Middle Ages - 

  Middle Ages for fifth grade -  Creating a Medieval Village

  Middle Ages Art and Architecture -

  Middle Ages Scavenger Hunt -

  Medieval Feasts -

  Middle Ages games for kids today - 

  Middle Ages for Grade 3 -
                            Grade 5 -

  Late Middle Ages activities for students

  Not Everyone Lived in Castles -

  Medieval Fun Day -

  The Middle Ages - 12 Activities for Grades 4-5 -

  Sworn to Serve Webquest -

  Destroy the Castle Interactive Game -


Adam of the Road - Elizabeth Janet Gray

Beowulf - A long version
                Online version

 Summary -
 Lesson plan -

Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

The Door in The Wall - Marguerite De Angeli

King Arthur -

The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman

Sir Lancelot -

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver - E. L. Konigsburg

Robin Hood - a play by Tennyson -
     stories -

The Second Mrs. Giaconda - E. L. Konigsburg
     flashcards -

Castle from 
Knight from Metropolitan Museum of Art
Crusaders from
Midi from

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and was last updated on August 6, 2016

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