Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance
Have fun learning more about history with paper dolls of the Middle Ages & Renaissance! First, cut out the arms, legs, and body parts. Then put them together with a hole punch and mini brads to make an articulated puppet from the Middle Ages that moves. Use your imagination to make them come to life with the real stories of the history.
Inspire your child with this fun history craft. Perfect for eager children who want more hands-on activities and love crafts. Use them to motivate reluctant learners. Add this history activity to your homeschool history lesson. Have your child make the paper dolls while reading a biography. Have your child narrate what they have learned with the puppet and build history retention. A great hands-on craft and history project for elementary kids.
Make 21 Jointed Paper Dolls from the Middle Ages & Renaissance
The 21 famous people in this book come in two versions: one colored and one to color. The card stock pages make sturdy paper dolls wearing costumes from the time of the Middle Ages & Renaissance. You may laminate the pages before cutting them out to strengthen them. We label the back of each paper doll with a letter key for easy identification and assembly. Cut out the pieces. Use a 1/8" round hole punch to form a hole at each joint. Finally, place a mini brad through the joint hole and you have a moving historical character!
Includes Facts and a Reading List
There is a short description about each person at the beginning of the book, along with a list of books to read aloud. The list of books may be a teaching resource for books to read while your child is making the jointed paper dolls. Or, use the historical paper dolls with biographies, with lap books, as a unit study, on a timeline, or with any Renaissance history curriculum. Use Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance with Story of the World, Sonlight Curriculum, Classical Conversations, Mystery of History, and any history curriculum studying this time period.
Hours of fun and educational play for hands-on learners. Paint the Mona Lisa with Leonardo da Vinci. Explore the stars and planets with Galileo Galilei. Print the first Bible with Johannes Gutenberg. Learn while playing with paper dolls from Famous Figures of the Middle Ages & Renaissance!