These sites are about the knights from the Middle Ages or the Medieval period. Covers the topics of heraldry and chivalry. Includes photographs of armor and weapons used by knights. There are links to eThemes Resources on medieval castles and feudalism.
Knights Templar Vault
Learn more about the Knights Templar; including history and resources, multiculturalism, and more.
Education World: Days and Days of Knights
Choose from among this list of fun activities for learning about medieval knights.
Shields, Knights and Heraldry
This site allows you to download free software for creating a shield with coat of arms. There are also instructions for making authentic shields and explanations for what the colors symbolize. NOTE: This site contains ads.
ThinkQuest: The Good, the Bad, and the Medieval
This student-created site is about knights, weapons, heraldry, tournaments, and more.
ThinkQuest: The Medieval Knight
This student authored site is about becoming a knight, armor, chivalry, and tournaments.
ThinkQuest: Knight Quest
This site is about knights, their way of life, armor, and weapons. Includes word scrambles and fun interactive games. "Squire's Test" is about the pieces of armor a knight wears. There are certificates you can save and print out.
Knights and Armor
Learn more about the history of medieval knights. Topics include weapons, armor, chivalry, heraldry, and the Crusades. NOTE: This site contains sponsored links.
ABC Teach: Knights, Ladies & Castles Word Search
This word search can be printed out for students to complete.
Fact Monster: Knights
This encyclopedia entry is about medieval knights.
eThemes Resource: Medieval Feudalism
Explore these sites and learn what it was like to live during the Middle Ages. Topics include serfs, kings, monasteries, and more. Create your own coat of arms or try to build a medieval arch. There are links to eThemes Resources on castles and children's books that took place during the Middle Ages.
eThemes Resource: Medieval Castles
Learn about the history, architecture, and other basic facts about castles. Take a virtual tour of a historic castle, build your own online weapon to protect a castle, or construct your own castle model out of sugar cubes or cardboard. Includes several photographs. There is a link to an eThemes Resources on feudalism and two links to book resources that have a medieval setting.
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