Vikings Facts for Kids

The Vikings raided, explored, traded with other people, and colonized during the 9th to 11th centuries. Vikings often traveled by boat and took control of places around the world. Vikings raided Europe. They changed the language of the countries they conquered. A thousand years ago, Vikings that sailed in the ocean lived in northwest Europe. … Read more

The Vikings: Facts & Information for Kids

Who Were the Vikings? The Vikings were a collection of people from Scandinavian regions that migrated and conquered European regions from the eighth to the eleventh century. The Vikings, also called Norse, traveled from their homeland to raid and colonize the British Isles, Iceland, parts of Greenland, the Frankish Empire (France), parts of Italy, as … Read more