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The name 'Viking' comes from a language called Old Norse and means pirate raid. People who went raiding in ships were said to be 'going Viking'. They travelled from Denmark, Norway and Sweden to countries like Britain and Ireland to fight, or settle new land for farming. Use our activities to step back to 876AD!
Make a longship for Eric's voyage from Denmark to England.
Create a fearsome figurehead to scare your enemies!
Prepare for battle with your own Viking helmet.
Who were the Vikings? How did they live and what happened to them?
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