Uncover the secret runes of the Vikings and use them to name and decorate a Viking sword
Download and print out this activity sheet and learn more about the Norse Runic alphabet used by the Vikings. Use the Runic alphabet to design and decorate your own sword. To find out more about the Vikings in Ireland check out the Museum's Viking Ireland exhibition.
When you have completed your sword, why not send us a picture to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Museum at Home - Viking Runes