DLTK's Crafts for Kids

25 Newest Activities
Top 10 Activities
Follow DLTKs on Facebook   Follow DLTK's on Google  Follow DLTKs on Twitter   Follow DLTK's on Pinterest  

DLTK's Crafts for Kids
St. Crispin's Day Crafts and Activities for Kids

St. Crispin's Day falls on October 25th each year.

Legend had Crispin and Crispinian, noble Roman twin brothers who went to Gaul with St. Quintinus to preach the gospel.  They preached covertly during the day and worked as shoemakers at night.  They are the patrons of shoemakers, cobblers, and leatherworkers.

A very famous battle in the hundred years war between England and France was fought on St. Crispin's Day in the year 1415.  It was called the "Battle of Agincourt" and was a central part of the play "Henry V" written by William Shakespeare. 

Shakespeare's play included a motivational speech called the St. Crispin's Day Speech.  There is a famous line in the poem:
     "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers"
and is the origin of the phrase "band of brothers" which has been used in literature and film many times since.

castle craft

crown craft

king craft

Age 3+

knight craft

shield craft

Shields - Paper mache

Age 4+



Fan Art
Print Help
Jigsaw Puzzles


Privacy Policy  •   Terms of Service  •   Employment Opportunities

Copyright 1998-2015 DLTK's Sites - All Rights Reserved