Anzac Day for children

Anzac Day is celebrated on 25 April every year in New Zealand and Australia to remember all the members of the armed forces who served in the two World Wars and other major conflicts, such as the Vietnam and Korean Wars.  Children can learn some interesting facts about Anzac Day and some of the wars that our troops fought in by:

There are also a number of dawn parades and memorials around Christchurch and Canterbury that you could go along to to remember those that died fighting for their country.

3 thoughts on “Anzac Day for children

  1. HelenL 22 April 2010 / 3:49 pm

    I have just heard today of a new ANZAC book for kids: Susan Brocker’s “Brave Bess”, about the only horse to from the NZ Mounted Rifle Regiment to return from WW1. There’s an interview with Susan on Plains FM’s Women on Air podcasts: http://plainsfm.org.nz/on-demand/woa-bravebess-24april/

  2. emma 1 May 2010 / 11:05 am

    very awesome cool

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