Medieval kite, called a dragon or a comet. If ever I was to do an A&S project, it would be this.

Medieval kite, called a dragon or a comet. Knight Flying a Dragon as a Kite -Gottingen, Germany

Medieval Toys: Leather Balls - history (with a bibliography!) and patterns

Medieval Toys: Leather Balls - history (with a bibliography!) and patterns ~ A neat article!

Hobby horses made by a craftsman in Ireland. Makes hobby dragons too. Beautiful!

Hobby horses made by a craftsman in Ireland. Makes hobby dragons too.

Royal 14 B V   Membrane 1   Man on stilts

Royal 14 B V Membrane 1 Man on stilts. I used to LOVE walking on stilts. The don't have to be that high to feel high. But playing an instrument at the same time?

A variety of carved wooden children's toys from the period have been found, including dolls, horses, ships, and other figures. Child sized wooden weapons have also been found.

A variety of carved wooden children's toys from Viking settlements have been found, including dolls, horses, ships, and other figures. Child sized wooden weapons have also been found.

Bronze toy knight, Europe, 13th-14th Century CE. The Walters Art Museum.

The Walters Art Museum This evocative little figure is a bronze toy knight and one of the earliest known toy soldiers, made in Europe.

Two toy swords and toy spear 8th-9th centuries State Hermitage Museum, Museum-reserve of Staraya Ladoga

Two toy swords and toy spear centuries State Hermitage Museum, Museum-reserve of Staraya Ladoga.

Swedish Viking toy horse. - It's obvious, judging from the children's toys, that the horse played a large part in the Vikings' life. - Vikings became even more adept as cavalrymen than seafarers.

- It's obvious, judging from the children's toys, that the horse played a large part in the Vikings' life. - Vikings became even more adept as cavalrymen than seafarers.

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