DIY Medieval Shield Workshop for Kids (7-13 Years)

Learn how to make a shield and weapon as kids learn about medieval times

7.5 hours Class size 1 to 20     label $100

If you're fully COVID-19 vaccinated, you'll be able to attend this class once NSW reaches its 70% full vaccination threshold (estimated 11th of October)

Looking for fun school holiday workshops in Sydney? Surprise your kids and let them get their knight on for the day exploring heraldry, tactics, engineering and weaponry of medieval times.

During this workshop, kids will hear stories of the crusades and tales of Robin Hood. They can design their own coat arms to add to their knight's shield before learning the medieval art of combat with a mace.

Kids will have fun building and learning to use a range of siege equipment - from staff slings to the mighty catapult. They will finish off the workshop with an awesome wet and wild siege battle!

This full-day workshop is perfect for kids who are intrigued by medieval history and love a bit of DIY craft. Everyone will leave with their own uniquely created shield and weapon, along with new skills, friends and memories from the day!

Knowledge required
No prior knowledge or skills required.
What you'll get
Kids will leave with a shield and weapon of their own creation, newfound skills, friends and memories!
What to bring
  • Morning tea and lunch
  • Hat and sunblock
  • Wear clothes that can get a bit messy
Suitable for

This is a kids indoor activity, suitable for kids from 7 to 13 years old. Adult accompaniment is not required.

Georgia Fanning adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

See additional precautions taken   

Compliance to our Covid Safety Plan which is informed WHO recommended standards and practices

Northbridge Scout Hall - 347 Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge NSW

Your teacher
Georgia Fanning
Georgia Fanning

Since 2003, Professor Plums has prided itself on pulling the leading educational companies to join us in presenting a range of science and discovery-based workshops.

These workshops cater for all levels of interest and experience and focus on three important pillars: fun, participation, and team building. This makes for an “edutaining” experience full of hands-on activities and amazing demonstrations.


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