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How to build a model Celtic roundhouse using cardstock, clay and straw

What You Need to make your model Celtic roundhouse: A long strip of card (for the walls of the house). Straw or hay.

The main frame of the roundhouse would have been made of upright timbers, which were interwoven with coppiced wood - usually hazel, oak, ash or pollarded willow - to make wattle walls. This was then covered with a daub made from clay, soil, straw and animal manure that would weatherproof the house. The roof was constructed from large timbers and densely thatched.        All of the domestic life would have occurred within the roundhouse.

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Life in an Iron Age Village

Third Grade Stone Bridge School    (Amazing website with tons of gorgeous and useful photos of all subjects for grades 3 - 5)

The build day was gorgeous and sunny, thankfully without a drop of rain. Bill, Andrew and Jeff did an absolutely incredible job planning this project and it went off without a hitch! We started.

Almost Unschoolers: Popsicle Stick Bows and Arrows

Rainy day craft that will keep your kids happy & entertained.Bow & arrow toy - made from Popsicle sticks, dental floss, Q-tips Almost Unschoolers: craft projects

Fern leaves hammered into cotton for Christmas trees. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/

Kids activity: Christmas tree card printed from a fern leaf, add glitter glue & sequins/beads - from Kindling: Playwork, Training, Forest Schools and creative workshops (",)

cave drawings - Google Search

Petroglyphs [actually pictographs JE], Rock Art - Wild Horse Canyon [San Raphael Swell, Utah] - 2 males ascending - Crystalinks

A Soulful Life: Mini Celtic Wattle and Daub Roundhouse (when the ancient Britons came to our back garden)

Seeking a holistic, simple, organic, natural, soulful life.

celts - Google Search

((The picture above is a celtic “round-house” and is from this link)) THE CELTS…

Maiden Castle, Dorchester, Dorset

Modern depiction of Celtic village. Almost identical to the roundhouse village Arthur and Bedwyr visited in book seat of the King of the Selgovae.

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