Fun Stuff for Young Knights

Jan 18, 2011

Read about Knights 
Adam of the Road - Elizabeth Janet Gray
The Door in the Wall - Marguerite De Angeli
The Bravest Knight - Mercer Mayer
The Knight and the Dragon - Tomie DePaola
Saint George and the Dragon - Margaret Hodges. Click HERE for a unit study to go with this book.

Study Knights
Knights & Armor: A Fun Study! - Ebook mini unit study with lapbook templates. Only $1 from CurrClick!
Knights and Castles Thematic Unit - From Teacher Created Resources.
Middle Ages Lapbook - From In the Hands of a Child. Gr. 5-12
Knights Lapbook - Free lapbook from Homeschool Share.

Act Like a Knight
The Battle Book: Warfare By Duct Tape - Ebook with instructions and patterns for making shields, helmets, and  weapons from basic materials and duct tape. Great father & son activity!

{Free} Knightly Activities, Crafts, & Printables
Of course, I found lots of great knight themed activities at ActivityVillage. Here are links to specific pages:
Knight coloring pages - Beautifully detailed pictures of "real" knights, not cartoons.
Castle coloring pages - Can't have knights without castles.
Dragons - And, of course, what good is a knight without a dragon to slay? Main theme page for dragons.
Knight Themed Paper - Unlined and lined for handwriting practice, copywork, or writing letters.
Chess for Kids - Teach your kids how to play chess with these step-by-step visual instructions. You can even print out a paper chess board and pieces.

Shields, Knights and Heraldry - Free software for kids to make their own shield (coat of arms). No downloads.

There is lots of cute stuff at Busy Bee Kids Crafts, including mazes and word searches. Here's a sampling:
Knight's Code of Chivalry - Two cards per sheet.
Knight and Medieval coloring pages - More cartoonish with a few realistic pages.
Easy Catapult - Make it from craft sticks, clothespins, and a plastic spoon.
Cereal Castle - Let them play with their food to make this castle out of cereal squares.

1 comment:

  1. What a treasure trove of ideas!!! We use KONOS and will be delving into the middle ages, kings and knights in two weeks! I'll be back to take a closer look, I'm sure!

    I love the name of your blog. As a mom of three boys, I couldn't agree more!

    Now following,


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