Every year, on the 25th April, Australia and New Zealand hold a national day of remembrance known as Anzac Day. This day commemorates the soldiers who served and died at Gallipoli during World War I. Learn more about the importance of this day to Australians and New Zealanders with these great printables and activities.
Anzac Day Facts
Normally, this day starts with Dawn Services and marches, though with the current world events these haven’t been allowed to go ahead. Instead, people across the country join in a Driveway Dawn Service, where they stand at the end of their driveway to commemorate with their fellow citizens.
In 1915, the Anzacs, an acronym for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, took part in a campaign to capture the Gallipoli Peninsula. Landing in Anzac Cove on the 25th April , 1915, the battle of Gallipoli lasted eight months, before the Allied forces began to evacuate. Learn more with the following Anzac Day Activities.
Anzac Day Activities
These Anzac Day Printables, currently on sale until the end of April 2021, introduce children up to age 10, to the events that took place at the time the Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed at Anzac Cove and what happened at Battle of Gallipoli. Included in this pack is the history and meaning of Anzac Day, the ANZAC Ode, the story of Simpson and his donkey as well as information about the poppy.
Learn about war memorials and their history with this great War Memorial Printable Pack.
Anzac biscuits are the iconic army biscuit. Bake your own biscuits with this easy to follow recipe.
Using the Anzac biscuit as a base for this cheesecake, everyone is sure to love this delicious baked Anzac Cheesecake.
This Australian Lapbook is a great hands-on activity for children to learn about this unique country and its history.
Children will enjoy learning about different Australian animals, the flag and the boomerang with these fun Australian Printables.
Australia is a large island and is made up of many different States and Territories. Learn more about the shape of these States and Territories with these Australia Cards.
Learn about The Australian Prime Ministers with this fun Notebooking Unit.
Studying Australia is so much fun with these resources, activities and free printables.
Stacey is a homeschooling Christian mum trying to live a simple, frugal, healthy life. She lives with her husband and two gorgeous boys in the sunshine state of Queensland, Australia. You can check out her blog at Simple Living Creative Learning where you find printables, kids activities, homemaking resources, homeschooling encouragement, and even some recipes!