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Thor’s hammer

There are many stories about Thor and many different versions of each story. They have travelled through the centuries, through verbal retelling, written accounts, and now in film.

Watch below as we dive into the tale of how Thor got his famous hammer, Mjolnir. Be ready for a roller coaster tale including golden hair, magical gifts and… a fly that can smile?

Story telling of Thor’s hammer

Heroes and Legends: Thor's hammer

Activity pack

Download the Thor Heroes & Legends Fun Pack (pdf, 2MB) to have even more fun exploring Thor. Also see our page with videos on how to sign ‘hammer’ in British Sign Language and Makaton! Read our articles, one is about the story of Thor and the other is about the weapons that Vikings would use.

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