The Vikings in Scotland

We would like to take you back to AD900 when the Vikings were settling all over Scotland and England.  They are famous as warriors, but they were also farmers, and traders, and we will explore their lives and the impact they had on Scotland in these workshops.

Viking Workshop Programme

1.  Viking Games workshop.  Pupils will make a viking game, with a wooden base and game pieces, finishing off with a traditional Viking Saga tale. Curriculum Link PDF

2.  Viking Craft Workshop.  The Vikings were wonderful craftsmen.  In this workshop pupils will get to have a go at weaving on a upright loom, making braids on a lucet and preparing wool. 

Close up of one of the upright weighted looms we use in the Viking Craft Workshop

A basketful of lucets.  These are a tool we use to make braid in the Viking Craft workshop.