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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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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Anne Frank

Use our teaching ideas and resources to help your children to learn about Anne Frank.
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Remember Acrostic

Remember Acrostic

Use this acrostic poem template to create a poem with the theme 'Remember'.
7 - 11
Clothes Rationing

Clothes Rationing

Encourages children to think about rationing during World War II.
5 - 11

Remembrance Display

Make your own remembrance display to remember people we have lost.
7 - 11
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.
7 - 11
World War II Wordsearch

World War II Wordsearch

A wordsearch with lots of vocabulary linked to World War Two.
5 - 11

World War 2 Day Ideas

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

War Boy

Looking for ideas for War Boy by Michael Foreman? We have plenty of cross-curricular activities to inspire you.
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World War II Display

World War II Display

A display showing children's cross-curricular work, based around the topic of World War II.
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The Holocaust Display

The Holocaust Display

A display about The Holocaust.
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Auschwitz Visit

Auschwitz Visit

A display reflecting on a visit to Auschwitz.
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The Blitz Display

The Blitz Display

Children enjoyed researching aspects of WWII, through roleplay, Art, ICT etc.
7 - 11
Remembrance Display

Remembrance Display

The children wrote poems linked to their work on Remembrance. They then made lots of poppies, some of which were made into the poppy wreath and cross that you can see here.
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World War 2 Display

World War 2 Display

A World War 2 Display that includes a variety of artefacts for children to explore.