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Craft: Make your own Hand-Bell

Create your own early medieval hand bell, inspired by the bell thought to have once belonged to St. Patrick!

Watch this short step-by-step video by artist Renata Pekowska to discover how to make your own early medieval hand bell using materials in your own home. This bell is on display in The Treasury exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

When you have made your bell, why not send us a picture to or post a photo online through Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #MuseumAtHome.

This activity is designed for children aged 7-12 years old and is curriculum linked to the SESE History Curriculum. This can be completed at home, as a family activity, or used by Primary school teachers and students.

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