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VE Day Activities

Key Stage 2 VE Day Activities

On Friday we will be celebrating the VE Day 75. On the 8th May 1945 World War Two ended in Europe and it was Victory in Europe. We have gathered together activities that you can do during the week to learn more about it, be ready to fly your flags and put out your bunting to celebrate.

You may of course, just want to watch or look at the clips below and celebrate VE Day in your own way - produce a poster, create a timeline .... Use your imagination. 

History

This short film explains what VE Day and VJ Day were, and the events that led to the end of the war.

   https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfrThis short film explains what VE Day and VJ Day were, and the events that led to the end of the war.

 

Once you have watched the clip you can do extra research on the internet and then write your own newspaper report. You can use the Purple Mash task that has been set for you.

 

              Could you be one of the children in the photo?

              Use your imagination to write a diary entry describing your day.

Art

How to Make Your VE Day Bunting Instructions

 

BBC Local Radio have set us a challenge to create our our bunting and send them your photos or tag them in your social media posts – don’t forget to use the hashtags #GreatBritishBunting & #VEDay75

Music

Horrible Histories - WWII VE Day Song

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/horrible-histories-songs-ve-day-song

Vera Lynn - We'll Meet Again (1943)
"We'll Meet Again" is a 1939 British song made famous by singer Vera Lynn

Can you sing along with Vera Lynn - We'll Meet Again (Lyrics)

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