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Remembrance Day Resources and Activities

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Remembrance Day Resources and ActivitiesHere is a collection of Remembrance Day Resources and Activities, ready for use on the 11th of November.

That is the date when World War 1 ended and the armistice was signed. The day is now  set aside to remember all those men and women who were killed during the two World Wars and during more recent wars and conflicts. Special ...

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Remembrance Day

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Remembrance DayRemembrance Day, the eleventh of November, is fast approaching and there are some very good videos available which can be used in schools to teach the children why Remembrance Day is commemorated and what wearing a poppy really means.

 

The Poppy Story (Early Years)  a video for children. This video explains what Remembrance day is and explains about poppies. I would be happy to use this video with all aged primary children, it explains ...

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Poppy Day or Remembrance Sunday

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poppyRemembrance Sunday, or Poppy Day as we often call it,  falls on the second Sunday in November. This is a useful collection of links which can be used in class to talk about it:

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them. ...

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Remembrance Day Links

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As we approach Remembrance Day here is a collection of links which may inspire some classroom activities to commemorate the day.

The Woodlands site has lots of information Remembrance Day created and gathered especially for schools including famous poems written for the event, links to the poppy day site. The site also explains the significance of poppies.

Remembrance Day – the Queen at the Cenotaph explained by the BBC.

The website iChild has Remembrance Day ...

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