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Let's have some fun learning all about castles!


Activity 1

  • Research Lincoln Castle 
  • What interesting facts can you find out?
  • Record your findings in anyway you like - information booklet, fact sheet, notes, poster, mind map 



Activity 2

  • What is a castle?
  • Watch the clips below
  • Work through the Parts of a Castle PowerPoint
  • Label the parts of a castle - either print and complete or draw and label 

Castles for Kids: What is a Castle? Medieval History for Children - FreeSchool

For hundreds of years, if you wanted to control territory in Europe, a castle was your best friend. A combination of a military fortification and the home of...

A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

Activity 3


Activity 4

  • Can you build a castle?
  • Build a model castle using construction materials such as Lego, recycling
  • Take a picture of your castle and email it in using
  • Which type of castle will you build? A 11th century ‘Motte and Bailey Castle’ or a 14th century ‘Courtyard Castle’?


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