The vikings By Emma Tinney. Vikings Viking Clothes • Vikings used wool to make clothes. • They brought sheep to the island for food and wool. • The clothes were made by women. • The clothes were dyed using vegetable dye. Women's Clothes • The Viking women wore long linen dresses. • Over their dresses they wore a long woolen tunic and a small apron. • They wore thick woolen socks and soft leather shoes. Men's Clothes • Viking men wore long woolen shirts and long cloth trousers. • On top he wore a sleeved jerkin or a three quarter coat with a belt. Viking Children • Viking children did not go to school, they had to stay at home and help their mothers with the house work including farming. • They were not allowed to go outside because of the weather. Viking Children • Most of Viking children’s toys were home-made. • Viking girls played with wooden dolls. • Viking boys played with model boats and played football. Viking Ships • Vikings built fast ships for war and raids. • Viking longships could sail in shallow water. • In a raid a ship could be hauled up onto a beach. Viking Facts • Most Viking shoes were painted . They liked to paint them red or blue. • Most Vikings had nicknames such as Keik or Vifil. • Vikings did not use pens much instead they carved letters with a knife. • The Viking alphabet only had 16 letters not like our one which has 26. Quiz Time • What did Vikings use to make clothes? • True or False Viking women wore long linen dresses? • Why were Viking children not allowed to go outside? • True or False Viking girls played with plastic dolls? • Could Viking longships sail in shallow water? • How many letters are in the Viking alphabet? • Viking men wore long linen dresses True or False? Why I Like The Vikings I like Vikings because they are very interesting and there are a lot of fun facts about them. I enjoyed doing the project on the computer, it was really fun. THE END By Emma Tinney.
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