Children's Activities

Fun for all ages

War of the Wings will be an extraordinary event: the activities for children should be just as amazing! Keep your eyes peeled for classes and activities, so when we open registration (yes, actually reserve a space for your child!) you will be ready to stake your claim. As in years past, we will be having trick or treating, so don't forget your costumes!

Classes for Children

  • Oats, Peas, Beans and Barley Grow, Thursday from 10am to 12pm
    Oats, peas, beans, and barley grow
    Oats, peas, beans, and barley grow
    Can you or I or anyone know
    How oats, peas, beans, and barley grow?
    Yes, you can! Come join us for an introduction to farming in the Middle Ages. Careful, some dirt might be slung.
    Ages 5 and up

    Jack and Jill, Thursday from 1pm to 3pm
    Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water,
    Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill came tumbling after
    Up-hill, down-hill and rolling around, join us from some period games.
    Ages 5 and up

    Mary had a Little Lamb, Friday from 10am to 12pm
    Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb,
    Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow
    How did Mary keep that lamb’s fleece so white? With soap of course! Come and make a felted soap to take home.
    Ages 5 and up

    Herbalism and Medicine (YAFA), Friday 1pm - 2pm

    Baa Baa Black Sheep, Friday from 1pm to 2pm
    Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool?
    Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full
    Did you know that the wool comes off the sheep pretty dirty? Ever wonder how they get it clean? Here is the class for you. Learn the beginning of wool processing, and get that wool clean.
    Due to fire and hot water, this class is for ages 10 and up

    Sing for your supper, Friday from 2pm to 4pm
    Little Tommy Tucker
    Sings for his supper.
    What shall we give him?
    White bread and butter.
    Be like Tommy and learn a medieval song to sing for your supper. Well, not supper, but for a treat. Hawkwood’s Baronial Champion will be teaching songs for you to sing, and after you perform you’ll be awarded a treat.
    Ages 5 and up

    Medieval Family Life (YAFA) Division 1 and Division 2, Saturday 10am - 12 noon

    The Queen's Tea, Saturday from 1pm to 2pm

    Jack be nimble, Saturday from 2pm to 3pm
    Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over the candlestick.
    There may or may not be any candles involved, but learn to jump and dance with the best of them.
    Ages 5 to 10 with a parent, ages 11+ as they please

    Eating Her Curds & Whey , Saturday 2pm - 3pm
    Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet eating her curds and whey
    along came a spider and sat down beside her and frightened Miss Muffet away.
    That spider was probably just after the snacks - come see why, as we make cheese that everyone will want a bite of.
    Ages 5 and up