Historical workshops for school children (1st-3rd graders)

Historical workshops for school children (1st-3rd graders)
  1. How life was going on in the Middle Ages – everyday life and customs
    During the workshops, children will learn how everyday life in the Middle Ages looked like, how food was acquired, what clothes were dressed and what the games children played. Students will learn terms such as history and the Middle Ages, see how houses were built in the Middle Ages and what equipment was available. An attraction will be the opportunity to see and touch many everyday objects, often forgotten these days. During the classes, participants play sports and games.
  2. Construction of the castle and the court life
    Workshops begin in the castle grounds, where the function of borough is discussed. The guide with the group enters one of the watchtowers – explains its construction and purpose. The further course takes place in the way of a walk. Following the entrance to the castle, the group learns facts about elements of defensive architecture such as walls, a bastille, a latrine baywindow or a courtyard. Participants also visit the lady’s chamber to find out what conditions the most important people in the castle lived in. Last of all, the children take part in sports games.
  3. Knightly customs, armor and equipment
    The workshop is run in one of the most important chambers of the castle – the knight’s hall. Students will get acquainted with the way the knight candidate had to pass, what requirements he had to meet, what he had to learn. The theme of knighting, tournaments and the code of honor are discussed. The guide presents the knight’s outfit, swords and polearms, and brings closer the figures of famous knights of the era. Classes end with a knight or archery tournament.