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 -

        Exploring Ancient World Cultures Middle Ages -

        Social Studies for Kids -

        Mrs. Sunda's class site -

        Timelines of Events -

        Bullfinch's Mythology -

        SCORE Resources from California -

         Mrs. LeDuc suggests:

        The End of Europe's Middle Ages - a tutorial from University of Calgary - excellent but high  reading level needed

        A Medieval Scavenger Hunt - topical categories


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

      Art: Medieval art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art -

Art of the Middle Ages -

            Bayeaux Tapestry -
History for Kids -
Medieval Art from University of Minnesota -
Web Gallery of Art -
   Wikipedia Art -

       Black Death:


    NGS Castles -
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 -
            Make Merlin’s Castle – print outs -
Castle Page -         
            The Castles of Wales -
Castle trivia -
            Building a castle -

British -

            French -

            The Cathedrals of Britain -

Cathedrals of the Middle Ages -

            Cathedrals of the Middle Ages -

            Cathedral vocabulary and picture links and worksheets -

Chivalry:  Kidzone –   (nobles)

                            Chivalry, heraldry, tournaments, and more -

                            The Art of Chivalry -

    Clothing:    Medieval Clothing -
                            Medieval Clothing -
                            Clothing of the Middle Ages -
                            Footwear of the Middle Ages -
                            Introduction to clothing -
                            Hat quiz -
 Elizabethan Clothing page -

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

Food:   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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