The Renaissance was one of the most fruitful times in human history. This was a time when scholars, musicians, artists and inventors shared some of the most impressive ideas with the entire world. Share this important part of history with your children and educate them on the topics that help shape our modern world. Dress them up in classic clothes from the times of Leonardo DaVinci, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, Donatello di Niccolò di Betto Bardi. If your kids don’t know these names for being the greatest artists of their time, they might still recognize them as the first names of all of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. If this is the case, you definitely want to give your kids a great history lesson.
Some of the most notable paintings were inspired in the Renaissance such as Leonardo’s Mona Lisa and Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. Classic Sculptures such Donatello’s Statue of John the Baptist, truly Classical Musical Compositions like Joaquin des Prez’s Ave Maria Plays. Did you know that the first Mechanical Clock was invented during the renaissance? These are some of the interesting historic facts that your children can learn about the renaissance. Take them back to those days of noble knights and powerful kings.
Find a Valiant Knight Costume for your little boy; he will love portraying a character straight out of a William Shakespeare play. Girls can follow along with a Sweet Juliet Costume straight out Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Other great costumes in accordance with the times include the Renaissance Queen and King Costumes, the Dragon Slayer Costumes and the Renaissance Maiden Among others.