Vikings support materials

This set of downloadable PDF documents has been specially written for teachers. Longship They contain teachers' notes, classroom activities and clear illustrations to support children studying the Vikings as raiders, traders and settlers.

You can use these materials as stand-alone resources for the classroom, or to support a Vikings programme at the Museum.

Within each section, the materials are further separated into:

  • Ships and navigation
  • Costumes and dyes
  • Trade and artefacts
  • Literacy links

Each section can be easily identified by an icon on the top left of the page.

1. Teachers' notes

Ships and navigation

Trade and artefacts

Literacy links

2. Classroom activities

Ships and navigation

Trade and artefacts

Costumes and dyes

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