Doesn't Sam look fierce in this wonderful knight's helmet? It's straightforward to make using simple supplies, but an adult will need to help with the stapling and sticking!
Every knight needs a good helmet, sword and shield, and we've got lots of idea to make your own here!
Jack wanted to make a knight's helmet with a visor - and here it is, complete with jaunty feather on top! It's a little more complicated to make...
You will need to count carefully to reproduce this knight’s helmet fuse bead design, complete with nose guard and cross decoration. We’ve drawn the design using grey, brown and black, but silver and gold would look even better!
No knight would be ready for battle without a shield, and kids can enjoy creating their own coat of arms or making a simple knight's shield using the ideas below.
It is simple to make a knight's tabard for your knight's costume, and your child can help in the design.
You will need:
This shield is simple to make from corrugated cardboard and some paint. We printed out our coat of arms (see the link suggestion below) but you could also paint your design straight onto the shield.