World War 2

Use these classroom activity ideas and downloadable resources to help your primary and secondary children learn about the Second World War.

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Winston Churchill Banner

Winston Churchill Banner

When your children are learning about Winston Churchill's life and achievements, make a classroom display board using our free printable banner!
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Dogs in War

Dogs in War

Learn about the key topics in World Wars I and II by highlighting the ways in which the military and governments on both sides made use of man's best friend.
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What would you pack in your evacuee's suitcase? Activity

What would you pack in your evacuee's suitcase? Activity

Draw or write about the things that you would take with you.
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Make your own Spitfire

Make your own Spitfire

A great template that lets you colour and build your own Spitfire model.
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World War II Display Letters

World War II Display Letters

A collection of printable posters that spell out the phrase 'World War II'.
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Poppy Display Letters

Poppy Display Letters

A set of printable display letters, including every letter of the alphabet in upper and lower case, with a poppy texture.
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Trench / Sandbag Texture Display Letters

Trench / Sandbag Texture Display Letters

A set of printable display letters, including every letter of the alphabet in upper and lower case, with a trench / sandbag texture.
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Anne Frank

Use our teaching ideas and resources to help your children to learn about Anne Frank.
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Questioning a WWII character

Questioning a WWII character

If you could go back to the second world war, what questions would you ask people?
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The War Begins

The War Begins

A worksheet, aimed at Year 6 children, which requires them to fit the appropriate words into the correct place in a passage of text.
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Remembrance Display

Make your own remembrance display to remember people we have lost.
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Remember Acrostic

Remember Acrostic

Use this acrostic poem template to create a poem with the theme 'Remember'.
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Clothes Rationing

Clothes Rationing

Encourages children to think about rationing during World War II.
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World War 2 Day Ideas

A huge collection of ideas to try for a World War 2 Day at school.
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Remembering World War II

Remembering World War II

A worksheet, aimed at Year 6 children, asking them to think about how we remember what happened in WWII.