Cut-out templates - History alive!

The wonderful historical figures from these pages of the Roman Shop offer a simple and entertaining way to introduce children to ancient history! ROME | EGYPT | MIDDLE AGES | GREECE | TROY | CELTS | RELIGION

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Roman Cut-out sheets | Understand history

With great attention to detail and authenticity you will find a wide range of historical, three-dimensional figures, which children from the age of six can assemble. The individual parts are cut out with scissors and glued or stuck together.

You will find Roman gods, legionaries, gladiators, a Roman philosopher, or an empress. Using the paper made models, history can be made alive as if you played with plastic bricks or figures. Yet, your history in paper offers the great advantage over plastics: they are environmentally friendly material which can be further decorated and made your own. What a different ethical and educational value. Entire scenes from the life of the heroes of antiquity can be re-construct - even movies re-created! With our aim for authenticity, the children and students can discover individual attributes and details of historical figurines, and they can learn what belonged to a given historical figure: Accessories, such as a bag of the Empress, a Gladiator helmet or the short-sword, the gladius, and the equipment of the legionaries, their shield which are movable and removable, so that one can construct real scenes for real action.

Build with the children or students a simple backstage for the Roman Theatre - from a wooden box or simply on a large panel – and think of a real antique script! You will be amazed who already the youngest players can re-imagine the history of Rome and its stories. Background information can easily be found in any textbook to which the Roman Store provides the creative tools, to make history fun.

Roman Cut-out templates | Built easily and understandably

Or create a battle scene with children and pupils, take small scissors, cut out from a few of our sheets, create a simple box, do research into how a Roman campaign worked, and you can play Caesar’s victory over Britain – why not also look out for the coin replica, on which Caesare uses this victory for his personal propaganda!

Or let the children discover what attribute marked out which of the Roman gods and see what they were responsible for... Again, there are no of creativity of our small historians and screenwriters!

Roman Handicraft Instructions

With loving attention to detail and historically substantiated The Roman Shop offers a broad selection of historical, three-dimensional figures which can be assembled by children aged 6 years and older. The single pieces can be cut out with scissors and are then assembled and glued together according to simple instructions. In this way emerge deities, legions or gladiators, a Roman philosopher or an empress.

Handicraft Instructions Romans | To grasp history

With these figures, history can be re-enacted. The paper craft Historicals offer many advantages over comparable plastic figures found in children’s bedrooms: They can be assembled from bottom up and thereby exemplify pedagogical value. They are bio-degradable and much bigger than the plastic men.

Whole sceneries from the life of antiquity’s heroes can be re-constructed – even movies can be made! The attributes and detailed mock-ups of the small historical figures are historically researched and designed according to antique models. The accessories, like the bag of the empress, the helmet of a gladiator or the swords and shields of the legionnaire’s equipment are free to move and removable, that way real scenes with real action can be devised! How about building simple scenery, made from a wooden box or just on top of a large wood plate, to create a Roman Theater with your children or pupils – make up an ancient script together! You will be surprised how engaged even the youngest children dive into Roman history and its story!
The necessary background information is easy to gather from textbooks and here it comes to live! This makes history fun!

Handicraft Instructions Romans | Built to be easy and understandable

Use the silk-mat cardboard, with only a bit of cutting-out, gluing and assembling, to craft a legion together with the children and pupils and use it as a base for researching a grand campaign of the Romans! Think about how the world may have looked like and add the Roman deities to the equation!
Which deities had what responsibilities and helped the Romans during what kind of endeavor … creativity knows no bounds here, the implementation of the scenes is blindingly easy and provides a lot of fun, it stimulates the creativity of the small historians and screenwriters!

Roman handicraft instructions – a lot of joy with learning curve

At school, in kindergarten or in the privacy of one’s home, doing handicraft is just a lot of fun. The amusement should be connected to a meaningful background, because of this the Roman handicraft instructions are especially well fitted – they help connecting fun and learning. Roman handicraft instructions are modern and inspire by their diversity – this is just as true for children as it is for adults. Of course, we offer countless different handicraft instructions of Roman style; those can reveal a quick look into the daily life of Rome.

What kind of handicraft instructions are there?

It begins with three-dimensional figures used to teach the Roman life directly. There are different figures depicting typical Roman people, be it the emperor or the foot soldier in a gorgeous uniform. In just a few steps a figure is readily assembled and the fun can start. Naturally, we took care that not all craft instructions Romans are alike, that means an assembled figure has characteristic shapes and doesn’t look like other figures. Additionally the craft instructions Romans are divided by colors, especially bright colors like pink, blue and yellow, which support the character in question. The figures of the Roman handicraft instructions need a home, though, that is why we offer a variety of different buildings, which also offer a more intense challenge during assembling. Those craft instructions Romans are much more complex and complicated, but also more gorgeous. The Roman country mansion house, for example, is a highlight. It’s not only the outer walls, but even the inner walls are included in the high quality handicraft instructions Romans. The interior is decorated with colors, furniture and details, the suitable figures can almost live in the mansion. This also shows how life was in a mansion, how the rooms were separated and which colors were common, that way the mansion isn’t only a great toy, but also educating. There are more Roman craft instructions, how about an imposing Roman fort, a temple or a whole city? With our handicraft instructions Romans this is no problem.

There are more individual Roman handicraft instructions aside of buildings and figures. With a few steps you can paper craft a Roman helmet that can be worn. Your own catapult or crossbow can be built from wood without endangering the little adventurers. If you wish, you can order whole sets to support the handicraft fun. These sets contain several figures which can be supplemented by a building. The most important facts to the handicraft instructions Romans:

  • Degree of difficulty from easy to hard
  • There are figures, buildings and other objects
  • Most of the templates are made from sturdy paper
  • There are known, typical and popular emblems of the Roman era.

Easy assembly – a lot of entertainment

The assembly of the handicraft instructions Romans is no big act, as every figure, building and other instructions come with a manual. The figures are the most easy to assemble and surely finish in two minutes. For this, scissors and glue are necessary. Aside from the figures are further degrees of difficulty to challenge the crafter. Big and complex buildings are especially hard and need more time for assembly, but they are also more entertaining. A building set usually contains several sheets of robust paper or cardboard, to make the results more resistant. With scissors, the outlines of the template are cut out; the manual shows which areas should be cut out first. Bends, cut surfaces and other tasks are marked on the handicraft instructions Romans sheets. Now the single pieces have to be connected with high quality solid glue – liquid glue takes much longer to dry.

Handicraft instructions Romans: Connecting fun and learning

The handicraft instructions Romans are surely not as sturdy as wood or other materials, but they still show splendor, provide fun and have a high learning factor. After all, the tinkerer is shown closely what the buildings looked like, which function they had and what had to be taken care of. Additionally the manual contains extended background information, that way one can learn the function a building once had, how long it took to be built and how much it cost. In that way, the handicraft instructions Romans are not only intended for fun, but also to familiarize children and youths with Roman culture. If you wish, you can store the models on shelves or in vitrines.

Thanks to the robust paper they are durable and sturdy and always an eye-catcher. Don’t lose any time, convince yourself of these nifty handicraft instructions Romans, you will surely like them!

Pharaohs, pyramids, ships

The buildings in miniature will look great and authentic. You and your students can recreate them during lessons using our Teaching Material on Egypt which you can find on the following pages, for example, an Egyptian Temple, a village house, just as the one where the people lived (and still live) who produce Papyrus, or the ship of a Pharaoh, the famous Sphinx, and statues of the Egyptian pharaohs Nefertiti or Tut anch amun.

Pure Egypt - Craft kit from the land of the Nile

The Sphinx of Giza is one of the best known symbols of Egypt, a hybrid creature with a lion body, but a female head. The cut-out-sheet consists of a double-sheet and will form a miniature of about 20 by 6 by 7 centimeters. While working on these miniatures, you can explain to the students that the Sphinx guarded the Royal Tombs at Giza. The Sphinx, originally called Schesep Ankh, is located east of Chephren pyramid at the monumental road. The real figure is over 73 meters long and about 20 meters tall and was created by being entirely carved out from a rock - an impressive work of art of the ancient Egyptians. Its gaze faces the East towards the rising sun. Using craft, you can teach the students by letting them experience a number of details. They will become more inquisitive and will retain many more elements of what you intend them to learn.

In the same section you will find a cut-out-sheet with four Egyptian themes: You can create a war-chariot with a Pharaoh, a workshop for brick-making, a ship for a procession and a representation of a Pharaoh and his wife. With these models, you can create exciting classes and bring students into the world of the ancient Egyptians. All cut-out-sheets are easy-to-use. Even the best course book cannot deliver what arts can achieve.

Our crafts material is also designed for being used by a group of pupils, hence, you will find class sets, for example, for the creation of a mosaic. The following pages of Teaching Material on Egypt will provide you with a broad and diverse range of do-it-yourself kits for designing of your history, language, RE or art lessons.

We hope you enjoy browsing in our large pool of educational materials for Egypt. Let the products make you become even more creative, so that you and your pupils enjoy the classes.

Model Cut-out Cards of Castles

What can be more exciting than creating one’s own castle. The students can turn into builders, architects and brave and virtuous knights, who lived in their own castles. With the handicraft models of our cut-out cardboards they can easily recreate three-dimensional and colourful models of medieval castles and even add knights with their lance on horses. The craft templates are faithfully modeled after medieval original, and so the classroom will become a medieval town.

Dress up as a damsel

If students want to experience life on a medieval castle, why not let them dress as a damsel or as knights. Our store provides cut-out card boards for all that you need to get properly dressed, armors, dresses, just explore these pages.

Hohenstaufen Castle in Italy

We also hold the cut-out cards to recreate the famous Castel del Monte from the time of Frederick II in Italy. It was built from 1240 to about 1250 in Apulia, in the South-East of Italy. The students will be astonished when they realize that the Castle forms an exact Octagon! Even the towers at the corners themselves replicate the octagonal floor plan. As an architectural characteristic the two sides of a tower form the sides of the main Octagon. Students can learn the meaning of form and structures which sometimes are puzzeling, but make us think about the strategic advantage or a more symbolic or mystic design. Perhaps the students will come up with their own interpretative ideas.

Castles and Knights - the World of the Middle Ages

Solid craft sheet carton is provided to recreate authentically the medieval Ronneburg, the famous Wartburg Castle, where the Reformer Martin Luther was interned, or the castle of Lichtenstein. With all these castles, you can tell the students stories and unfold history. The castle of the Knights of Rudolfeck holds exciting secrets... Students can also prove their art’s skills, it needs focus and passion.