Types of Furniture Lesson for Kids


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What is an example of a way furniture was used in ancient civilizations?

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1. After the Middle Ages, how did furniture makers preserve pieces so they would last longer?

2. The technique of using _____ involved using thin strips of an expensive wood to cover up a cheaper wood that was used to build the actual furniture.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How was furniture used many years ago? In what ways has the making of furniture changed over time? You'll need to know about this kind of information when you use this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Facts you will be tested on when you take this quiz include:

  • One way furniture was used in ancient civilizations
  • How furniture was preserved after the Middle Ages
  • What word describes thin strips of expensive wood used to cover cheaper wood in furniture building
  • Which furniture style is a mix of straight lines and curves
  • How furniture has changed to fit specific purposes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness -make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as different styles of furniture and what they look like
  • Explaining information - make sure you can read about changes in furniture to fit certain purposes and explain it correctly
  • Remembering details - remember how furniture makers preserved furniture made after the Middle Ages
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about ancient uses of furniture and what thin strips of wood placed over inexpensive wood is called in the making of furniture

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this topic, pull up a chair and read the lesson called Types of Furniture Lesson for Kids. You'll learn about the following things when you use this lesson:

  • Who owned nice furniture before the Middle Ages
  • Why furniture was made more sturdy after the Middle Ages
  • The design of furniture before the early 1900s