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Viking Settlers in Britain: QCA Unit 6C Print page


Signs of the times

We often name things after the Vikings or use Viking symbols in advertisements. Here are a few examples:

Rover, Viking Afloat, Viking Industrial Products Limited, Viking Removals and Viking Motel.

Images of Viking symbols

What does a Viking name or symbol suggest to you?

FindCan you find any other examples of Viking-inspired adverts or symbols? Try looking in the telephone directory for local companies, or in the local paper for sports teams.



Make a Viking brooch

You will need...

1

Card

2

Scissors

3

Glue

4

Baking foil

5

Modelling material

6

Dried peas, lentils or small pasta

7

Sticky tape

8

A safety pin

Try this...

1

Draw a circle, or an oval on the card and cut it out.

   

2

Roll out the modelling clay into a thin layer and place it on the card you have cut out.

   

3

Stick the peas or pasta into the modelling material in a pattern, putting a big one in the centre.

   
4

Cut out a piece of baking foil that is a bit bigger than the card.

   
5

Smooth it over the modelling clay and beans, and fold it in at the back of the brooch.

   

6

Attach the safety pin to the back of the brooch with sticky tape.

Making a Viking Brooch

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