The Vikings KS2 teaching resources. Use the links to great sites covering all aspects of The Vikings.
Explore a Viking Village Video
Want to "walk" through a real Viking village? These sequences from the NOVA film "The Vikings" offer a fascinating and unprecedented look at Birka, a medieval Viking village that archeologists recently excavated near modern-day Stockholm.
Jorvik Viking Centre Printable
A collection of worksheets and activities from the Jorvik museum. The Viking city of JORVIK, Viking trade, Viking dress, The environment, The evidence.
Life In Viking Britain Interactive
The Vikings were not all bloodthirsty raiders. Some came to fight, but others came to Britain to live peacefully. Their longships brought families who settled in villages. There were farmers, who kept animals and grew crops, and skilful craft workers, who made beautiful metalwork and wooden carvings. Everyone lived together in a large home called a ‘longhouse’.
Viking Quest Interactive
Play the game of 'Viking Quest', which takes you back to AD 793. Can you build a ship, cross the seas, loot a monastery and return home to claim your prize? Your chief has set the challenge, it's up to you to respond.
This activity is designed to help introduce the topic of the Vikings. It looks at some of the words associated with the passing of time and Viking life. The activity would work particularly well when used in conjunction with an interactive whiteboard.
Want to find out more about Vikings? Want to build your own Longship or Longhouse? Try the quiz and help build them!