Design A Shield

Every Knight needs to Design A Shield! With all that armor it was hard to tell who was who, so Knights used a shield with symbols and words that would distinguish themselves from others. Suitable for preschoolers on up!

Ages: 3 and Up

Here's what you'll need...

Shield Template*
• Tin foil
• Construction paper
• Glue
• Marker or pen
• Scissors
• Magazines, stickers, markers and any other embellishments for your shield

* Instructions for template: The template will open in a new window; close this window when you are done printing to return to the activity page. You will need Adobe Reader to open the template. If you do not have it you can download it for free here.

Here's how you make it...

1. Print and cut out the shield template. Place it on a piece of tin foil and trace around it. Cut out your shield and glue it onto a piece of construction paper.

2. Have the children pick out images that represent them. These could be pictures from magazines, stickers, photos, etc. Glue them onto the shield.




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