Pupils will learn far more by holding and examining the resources for themselves than just by listening to a teacher. No child will ever forget trying on real chainmail, wearing a cloak made from real wolfskin or writing their name with a goose feather quill pen and ink
Every pupil will strike their own "Viking silver penny" using replica hand made coin dies - exactly the way they were made 1,000 years ago - and of course they can all keep the coin to remember the workshop.The coin is of the Viking king Eric Bloodaxe 885-954 and depicts a picture of a sword and the lettering ERIC REX
As well as coin striking and object handling, activities included in every Saxon and Viking school visit are:
Quote from Ofsted on my workshop....... "Excellent"
All my ancient Viking and Saxon school presentations are about holding, touching and doing. Every school Viking workshop is designed to give a "wow factor" to the history period - the children will never forget my visit.
Contact me today - and I will arrange a Saxon/Viking visit to your school!
"Thank you for a superb day. The children learnt a lot and your visit brought the topic alive"...Kate McKenzie, Castle Batch School..
Everything is brought to every school for the children to interact, examine and touch.