Songs, Poems, Plays & Dance
"Storytelling for kids" A Workshop by: True Thomas the Storyteller
Get some medieval instruments, the children will enjoy playing making noise. For Hygiene for blowing instruments either have a bucket will Miltons or have alcohol wipes available to clean the mouth pieces:
•Plastic Recorders
•Castnets
•Tabor Drum
•Classroom Rhythm Set

Invite drummers & bellydancers to hold a classes and even youth can preform for entertainment after the class
Fun with music & Dance
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W e w il l p r o vi d e a " m e di e v al " st yl e bl a c k a n d w hi t e s c r ol l f o r ki d s t o a d d c ol o r w / w a t e r- c ol o r p ai n ts . P o ss ib ly tr y t h ei r h a n d a t a c al li g r a p h y st yl e fr o m t h e B o o k o f K el ls . T h e y c a n p r a c ti c e w ri ti n g e a c h o t h e r m e ss a g e s, a s w el l
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W ri t e y o u r n a m e in R u n e s!
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B o o k S u g g e st io n s ( m y s o u r c e s t el l m e t h a t lo ts o f t h e b o o k s u g g e st io n in t h e Li b r a r y p r o g r a m g ui d e a r e o u t o f p ri n t, w hi c h m a k e s it t o u g h f o r s m al le r li b r a ri e s t o p ul l u p e n o u g h r e a di n g m a t e ri al o n t h e s u b j e c t. T h e s e a r e al l
Medieval Communications:
May Pole Dancing
Puppet Theatre - have a puppet show or an activity where the youth make their puppet and they can put on a show or simply providing a theatre and some puppets and the youth will entertain themselves.
Photo taken by Josseline de la Cour at the Abbey Medieval festival 2010 - Bribie Island.
Children's Deputy of Lochac
Toddler playing the oud
Dance, plays, peoms & songs are one of the most fun activities the whole family can enjoy in the SCA.
Set in a class or even as entertainment for an event both minors & adults can enjoy these activities.