Medieval Party Guide

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The party guide helps plan a themed Medieval event with ideas, tips in the food departments, creative crafts, and clever conversation chats, menus, recipes, cookies, cakes and food labels. Free printable games, puzzles, place name cards and coloring pages.

Transport party guests back to a time of knights, kings, queens, fair ladies, jesters and castles with music from the period. Celebrating a special event with outstanding performances that include singing, dancing and acting is a great way to keep the guests involved in the celebration. These fun activities are perfect for guests of all ages and will add a great deal to the celebration. More often than not, these performances will be the perfect addition to a fun filled and exciting event. There is no shortage of quality medieval music to choose from when lining up a playlist for the medieval party. Include albums and artists from various musical groups and composers such as:

Sinners & Saints - The Ultimate Medieval and Renaissance Music Collection
Music for a Medieval Banquet
Songs and Dances of Medieval and Renaissance Times
Music Of The Crusades
Medieval Tapestry
Medieval And Renaissance Minstrels, Songs, & Dances
Istanpitta, Vol. 1: A Medieval Dance Band
Istanpitta, Vol. 2: Medieval Dances
Medieval Christmas
Medieval Romantics: French Songs & Motets (1340-1440)
Agnes Buen Garnas - Rosenfole: Medieval Songs From Norway
Medieval Dances For Flute & Harp

Popular medieval music during the period was Gregorian Chants (Celebration of Mass and other ritual services named after Pope Gregory I) These types of chants are more solemn but consider playing a few tracks of them regardless to give guests a break from dancing. Consider: Gregorian Feast: Chants For Festive Days. With the music selected, the costumes chosen, the food prepared and the party supplies in place there is no doubt that this medieval celebration will be a success. Creative tip: Make sure to put a stamp on all invitations that are to be mailed in a timely fashion. Sending out save-the-date cards is extremely important as the holidays approach and guests have a number of social engagements to attend. Plan ahead by including at start time for the day and if needed include a reasonable end time as well.

Handmade castles and homemade swords are the perfect homemade supplies for a medieval party. Additional homemade party supplies such as personalized banners, headbands, signs and medieval costumes are perfect additions to a medieval party. Homemade party supplies for a medieval party may include handmade hats, banners, swords, handmade armor and personalized water bottles. These items along with party goods such as costume jewelry, knight costumes, wigs and bandanas are sure to add excitement to the party. Planning and organizing a medieval party is made easier with homemade party supplies like handmade swords, knight costumes, maiden dresses, homemade garden flags and party banners. These homemade party supplies and other medieval party goods are welcomed add-ons to the party.

Most hosts will find that fun and exciting activities will be a great addition to this fun filled celebration. More often than not fun activities in which everyone can play and participate along with decorative supplies will liven up the event and make it very special. For this reason, planning and organization will be very beneficial for the host. Medieval handmade party supplies and party goods such as tableware (paper plates, cups, napkins, etc…),gray party streamers and balloons will only add to the party.

Medieval homemade party supplies such as swords, Medieval costumes, candles, party music, inflatables, personalized banners, handmade party streamers, balloons, homemade door curtains, and medieval games are an important party of a medieval party. Most of your guests will enjoy handmade castles, homemade swords, medieval costumes and party streamers along with medieval centerpieces. Research shows that these items along with strobe lights, party music, party streamers, tablecloths, door curtains and tableware (paper plates, cups, napkins, etc…) will bring a great deal of excitement to your Medieval party.

A medieval party is often an exciting time and is perfect for a cake made for king or queen. This exciting and fun event is the ideal time for a variety of creative desserts and other tasty treats designed especially for this celebration. These items are always a great addition to a celebration and most often the addition of enjoyable fares that are designed especially for this gathering will make everyone feel very special. A great cake for a medieval party is a traditional sheet cake decorated with a castle theme. Other ideals for a medieval cake are to have a dungeon cake, princess and knight cake or a traditional medieval scene cake. As you can see, the options for a medieval party cake are endless. Regardless of which type of cake is chose, the knights and princesses in your life will be very happy.

Traditionally, a medieval cake can be made either as a tiered cake or as a rectangular sheet cake. Either option will be acceptable, but the cake choice should be determined by the number of people at your medieval party. One great cake idea is to turn the cake into a castle or dungeon. Both of these ideas can be designed using a sheet cake. As with other parties, the medieval party theme should include a variety of party supplies to make the medieval theme evident throughout the party.

More often than not, many of your medieval party guests will enjoy eating a dungeon cake while dressing the part of a medieval character. Most people will find dressing up in medieval clothing a lot of fun. The options for a medieval party are endless, from knights and princesses to fair maidens and kings dressing the part for this party will only add to the occasion.

Put a touch of the long distant past into your party with a Medieval theme. Everyone thinks of the Medieval period as one full of knights in shining armor rescuing damsels in distress. It is not only a taste of history when you host a medieval party, but you give your guests an opportunity to see things they may not have seen, and maybe even join in the fun.

Have you ever had dreams of being rescued by a knight? Use the Medieval party as a chance to realize a dream, and let your significant other play the part of the night who rescues you from danger. Does it sound silly? Of course it does, but are not parties supposed to be fun? So do what you want with your party, and let your guests do accordingly. These fun ideas along with cute supplies are always a great addition to a celebration and fun posters that include designs and greetings that are perfect for the celebration will liven up the event and make everyone feel very special. More often than not, these signs and posters will add a lot of fun to the celebrated get together.

This is the 21st century, so where are you going to finish Medieval wear? You can find it at any stores that sell costumes, and even if you aren’t having your party around Halloween, there are still many costume stores open – after all, schools and theatres have stage productions that require costumes, and not everyone does custom-made costumes. You may have to search a little bit, but you can fight a costume that is fitting for the medieval period. If you want to be really creative with your party, you may even find a replica of a horse or find a couple of friends who are willing to play the part of the horse and make your rescue more authentic.

Other ideas for your party include pirate themes with treasure hunts and scavenger hunts that are based on items from the period, available in stores that specialize in theme parties. If time permits, you may choose to conduct in depth research and serve food, drinks, and entertainment that are in tune with the Medieval period in history.

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Medieval History, Facts and Educational Resources

Add an educational twist to any birthday party, holiday celebration, or theme party.  Share the history of the Medieval theme to the guests.  Play some free printable educational party games.  Shhh don't tell the kids that they are learning!

A medieval festival or party is a terrific way to introduce middle school kids to the history of the world, a much better way than setting them down in front of the black boards, and history books. With all of the different fun facts that are out there, this can be an interactive learning lesson for the 5th and 6th graders in your classroom, or if you are involved in other school or church festivities. What one can do is get with the other teachers if you are the history teacher; ask each subject to teach something in regards to medieval math, proper etiquette and English for that time and about maps and world history. Once the lessons have been outlined take different people from that era and write their names down starting with royalty, one king, queen a prince and a princess and work your way down to peasants, butchers, their wives etc so that way every student will have a role in this part of the lesson.

Most people are amazed at the history behind many celebrations and how music from the past and present will add to the event. Like other get togethers this small addition will add a great deal to the celebration. For this reason,guests of the party will find this celebration to be a lot of fun and very special. At the end of the lesson allow the kids to have a medieval festival asking them to dress in character, have a meal presented to the king and queen and other royal family members; this is where the meat carver and spouse can come in to play, offering the food to the royal family, You may also go through and offer different medieval facts, and sporting events to entertain the royal family as well. Each grade and be based on their roles and classroom participation and costumes for character and role playing. Group activities and games can be used to keep the guests entertained while keeping them busy at the same time. Pick your favorite music and play it softly in the background before your guests arrive, to help you calm down and start to relax. Group activities and games can be used to keep the guests entertained while keeping them busy at the same time. The history of Medieval has different interpretations by each person, so use your own judgement. Share these facts with friends at a celebration.
The Party Supplies Hut has more free elementary educational teacher resources for Medieval to use in the classroom for active learning to create lesson plans with trivia questions, games and fun activities.

History of Medieval
More Medieval holiday educational teachers classroom resources: 

Medieval Party Games
Medieval Word Find
Medieval Word Search
Medieval Word Scramble
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