The Hands on History: Vikings Dress, Eat, Write and Play Just Like the Vikings by Fiona MacDonald


The Hands on History: Vikings Dress, Eat, Write and Play Just Like the Vikings by Fiona MacDonald

Step into the world of the Vikings! Wear a Jarl's helmet, write your name in runes, dye material just as they did 1000 years ago, drink Viking apple juice, play the board game hnef-tafl and mould a good-luck charm. Each book in QED's Hands-on History series combines informative text with brilliant hands-on projects that bring history to life. From making an Egyptian water clock to sipping Aztec hot chocolate, playing the Viking game of Hnef-tafl and dressing as a Roman gladiator, brilliant hands-on projects bring history to life. All activities have clear step-by-step instructions and use easily obtainable materials. Written by an acclaimed non-fiction children's author and illustrated with lavish photography, artwork and maps, each book is a comprehensive guide to the period. Perfect for homework projects! Meets both the UK and US curriculum requirements for history at this level.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

10th April 2008



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