Middle Ages Coat of Arms

Middle Ages Coat of Arms craft

Imagine wearing head-to-toe armor in the Middle Ages! Declare your allegiance and proclaim victory with a bold, bright coat of arms.

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    What do you know about battles in England during the Middle Ages? Warriors covered from head to toe in armor carried banners to identify their allegiance. Colors, emblems, and seals came to represent different sides.

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    Choose your symbols. Sketch some ideas for your coat of arms with Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils. You could borrow historic symbols such as an eagle, lion, or fleur de lis, or design your own marks of bravery and power. Make your design bold and readable from afar!

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    Decorate your banner. Cut a banner from felt or other fabric with Crayola Scissors. Draw your coat of arms with Crayola Fabric Markers. Crayola® Fabric Markers stain clothing and surfaces, CLOSE ADULT SUPERVISION IS REQUIRED. Highlight your banner with Crayola Glitter Glue. Air-dry the sparkles.

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    Hang it high! Attach hook and loop fastener tape to the back of the banner to hang on a dowel.