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Viking Norse Alphabet - Spy Decoder

The Challenge:
The Vikings were amazing!  Probably one of my favourite points in history.

Above is the Viking Norse Alphabet. Vikings often used Rune Stones which were like big sign posts, leaving messages or warning to others. 

Now it’s your turn to be a Viking Spy, decode the answers to our favourite Viking jokes below. Then test your viking alphabet skills. Can anyone write their name in Viking or send us a Norse message for us to decode? 

1.    What do the Vikings call their silent language?

2.    Where do Vikings go when they get old?

3.    Did you hear the one about the Viking who was reincarnated?


Viking never wore horned helmets, that was made up for movies. 

Fenrir Grayback, the werewolf in the Harry Potter books, was named after a ferocious giant wolf from ancient Viking mythology.

Ever wondered where the word ‘berserk’ comes from? ‘Berserkers’ was the name of some terrifying Viking warriors who wore bear or wolf skins and howled in battle like wild animals!

ANSWER TO FRIDAY'S RIDDLE:   "If you’ve got me, you want to share me; if you share me, you haven’t kept me. What am I?" A Secret!  

TODAYS RIDDLE:  What has many keys but can’t open a single lock?

OUTDOORS FACT OF THE DAY:  Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don't drift away from each other. Aww!    Usually a method mostly used by mother and her pup to prevent them from separating. 

SHOUT OUTS:   Well done Adem & Emilie you got the riddle correct!   Alfred & Family good guess!   Thank you for sending in your awesome den pics Billy & Woody, it looked epic!   Dallace thank you for your great riddle submission!   Keep them coming 

Adventures can be calm as well as exciting. Keep the adventures going whether in your home, garden, room or mind they're all out there, you just have search, use imagination and get creative!  

“If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.” Dr Suess