The shields in Medieval times, identity signs

Ages: from 6 to 14 years old. Workshop adaptable to each age bracket.

Workshop duration: 1 hour and a half approximately.

Location: interior / exterior

When the knights entered into battle during the Middle Ages, the fighting always took place hand-to-hand. The sword was crucial for the attack. However, the shield as a defensive element was also really important. A good shield could decide the confrontation.

In the present workshop, the young people will be able to build their own wooden shield and later paint them with temperas the shield with the colours of the noble house they serve.