How to Make a Medieval Castle
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How to Make a Medieval Castle

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

In Medieval times, castles were not only built for defence, but also for entertaining – get busy building your own with this how to make a Medieval castle school project.

Project with thanks to Suzie Attaway

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How to make

Step 1 

Paint the outside of the large cardboard tube with two to three coats of blue paint.

Step 2 

Draw some turrets around the top of the smaller cardboard tubes and cut out with scissors. Paint the inside and outside with 2 coats of blue paint.

Step 3 

Draw some window shapes on white paper and cut out. Then draw a large door shape on brown paper and cut out. Stick to the painted cardboard tubes with glue.

Step 4

Draw frames on the windows with a grey paint pen. Outline the door, and draw a line down the middle plus two handles.

Step 5 

Draw horizontal lines around the tubes followed by vertical lines to create a brickwork pattern.

Step 6

Stick the tubes together with glue.

Step 7 

Draw round half a side plate on a sheet of red corrugated card and cut out. Roll into a cone, and staple to hold in place. Glue to the top of the large cardboard tube.

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