Twinkl Education Blog
9 Nov '16

Top Ideas for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day can be a tricky subject to tackle, especially with smaller children, but that doesn't mean it's something we should shy away from. Read our top teaching tips here...

1) For Early Years, Terri-Leigh had this idea for a Tuff tray for Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day Tuff Spot


She said, "After a successful rangoli pattern tuff tray we decided to colour some more rice to create some poppies. The children enjoyed it!"

2) NQT, Ro Ann, wanted to share her display of WWII for Remembrance Day. She said, "The skyline was cut out using a craft knife as well as the Lancaster, spitfire, hurricane, HMS Belfast and HMS Thames. The backing paper is Wallpaper in an Orange colour and the search lights are gold paper. The poppies were also cut out and have 3D centers, made out of blk tissue paper rolled into a ball."

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3) Our Remembrance Day Two Minute Silence Reflection PowerPoint gives children the chance to reflect on their own thoughts and the meaning of Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day 2 Minute Silence Reflection PowerPoint

4) Very popular on our Facebook page this week, this Marking Remembrance Week on CBeebies and CBBC video is definitely one to watch. Click here.

5) Just after the facts? Try our Remembrance Day Information PowerPoint - contains the key info in a simple easy to understand way. Click here.

Remembrance Day Information PowerPoint - remembrance day, info

6) Of course it's always best to support the charities that sell poppies, but there is no harm in making your own version as well! Make your own Split Pin Poppy here.

7) Twinkl Imagine commemorates Remembrance Day this week. Remember you can look at past topics by using the drop down menu at the top. Click here to view.

8) Our Remembrance Day Wreath continues to be popular, mainly because it's super easy and looks great! Get yours here.

3D Remembrance Day Wreath - 3d, remembrance day, wreath, remembrance, day

9) This war poem is extremely poignant and a great idea for something to read out perhaps at the end of the day, or in assembly. Click here.

Remembrance Day For the Fallen Poem Sheet (A4) - Remembrance Day, poetry, poem, For The Fallen, Laurence Binyon, banner, posters, sign, A4, 11th November

10) We love blogger Sloah Learning and her take on teaching her own children about Remembrance Day. Read her blog post here. 

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