Exploring Britain's Viking Heritage with East Anglian Schools
Classroom-based sessions and a visit to West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village immersed the children in daily Viking life. They made a Viking meal in a cooking pot over a fire, used Viking tools and learnt Viking crafts whilst hearing about impending battles through role-play and storytelling.
The children shared their experiences with their families by holding an exhibition where they displayed artwork, stories, photos and artefacts.
One parent said:
“Wonderful experience! As parents, we have learnt so much from Charlie. He taught us how the Vikings did their ironing using whale bones. Fantastic!”