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WWI Recruitment Poster. This poster depicts New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, and South Africa supporting Britain in arms. These British Dominions would eventually contribute more than 1.4 million service personnel to the British war effort from 1914 to 1918.

WWI Recruitment Poster. This poster depicts New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, and South Africa supporting Britain in arms. These British Dominions would eventually contribute more than 1.4 million service personnel to the British war effort from 1914 to 1918.

Every Bed of Roses: ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen and a list of ANZAC resources for you

Every Bed of Roses: ANZAC Day - an Ode to the Fallen and a list of ANZAC resources for you

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868. WWI

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868. WWI

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded  soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

Poster recruiting ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) to fight in Gallipoli,Turkey 1915.

Poster recruiting ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) to fight in Gallipoli,Turkey 1915.

World War I. 1915. Turkey. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

World War I. 1915. Turkey. Australian and New Zealand army members landing on the beach at Anzac cove during the invasion of Gallipoli.

Did you know that ‘Diggers’ often enjoy a ‘Gunfire Breakfast’ after early morning Dawn Parades? (A gunfire-breakfast is coffee and rum!) Immerse your class in the rich history of Anzac Day to support their understanding of the 2015 100th anniversary commemorations at Gallipoli... you can mix and match from the 54 pages to best meet the needs of your class.

Anzac Day {An activity booklet for Kiwi & Aussie Kids}

Did you know that ‘Diggers’ often enjoy a ‘Gunfire Breakfast’ after early morning Dawn Parades? (A gunfire-breakfast is coffee and rum!) Immerse your class in the rich history of Anzac Day to support their understanding of the 2015 100th anniversary commemorations at Gallipoli... you can mix and match from the 54 pages to best meet the needs of your class.

Two soldiers of the Canterbury Battalion, New Zealand Brigade, in a trench at Gallipoli, May 1915

Two soldiers of the Canterbury Battalion, New Zealand Brigade, in a trench at Gallipoli, May 1915

Portrait of two Privates of the New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion.WW1

Portrait of two Privates of the New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion.WW1

Video-text from the picture book-Simpson and his donkey-Mark Greenwood interspersed with primary source images.

Video-text from the picture book-Simpson and his donkey-Mark Greenwood interspersed with primary source images.

My Grandad Marches on Anzac Day.  We have the kit for this with a big book.  Excellent for stage one.

My Grandad Marches on Anzac Day. We have the kit for this with a big book. Excellent for stage one.


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10 Ways to help Children Understand Anzac Day

10 Ways to help Children Understand Anzac Day

10 Ways to help Children Understand Anzac Day *Has 'Postcards to the Troops' details for chn to send letters to Australian soldiers.

Veterans Day Poem (no link, just photo; "I have a little poppy, as red as red can be, to show that I remember those who fought to make me free.")

Veterans Day Poem (no link, just photo; "I have a little poppy, as red as red can be, to show that I remember those who fought to make me free.")

Cutting paper plates for anzac day craft

Anzac Day poppy craft made from paper plates

ANZAC Day Word Wall Vocabulary Teaching Resource.  Forty-two ANZAC Day related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

ANZAC Day Word Wall Vocabulary Teaching Resource. Forty-two ANZAC Day related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

ANZAC day craft - Army slouch hat made from two paper plates with a crepe paper band and pipe cleaner handle - used as a carrier for home made ANZAC biscuits! great activity for the kids!

ANZAC day craft - Army slouch hat made from two paper plates with a crepe paper band and pipe cleaner handle - used as a carrier for home made ANZAC biscuits! great activity for the kids!

Anzac Digger & Modern Digger. Anzac Day 25-4-2013.   http://www.news.com.au/national-news/australia-celebrates-and-remembers-on-anzac-day-2013/story-fncynjr2-1226629003721

Anzac Digger & Modern Digger. Anzac Day 25-4-2013. http://www.news.com.au/national-news/australia-celebrates-and-remembers-on-anzac-day-2013/story-fncynjr2-1226629003721

Link to printable Unit on Anzac Day for young learners, printable poppy craft, printable anzac biscuit recipe

Learning about Anzac Day

Link to printable Unit on Anzac Day for young learners, printable poppy craft, printable anzac biscuit recipe

ANZAC games for children It is the anniversary of our soldiers (along with those from New Zealand) landing at Gallipoli in 1915.-the first time our country had been represented in major conflict. We commemorate these soldiers and those who have served our wonderful country since.

ANZAC games for children It is the anniversary of our soldiers (along with those from New Zealand) landing at Gallipoli in 1915.-the first time our country had been represented in major conflict. We commemorate these soldiers and those who have served our wonderful country since.

Classroom Poppy Wreath - (Every kid trace their hands, and make a classroom wreath for Remembrance Day!)

10 Poppy Crafts for Remembrance Day

Classroom Poppy Wreath - (Every kid trace their hands, and make a classroom wreath for Remembrance Day!)

Anzac Day Printables ~ Tinyme #snoozieandmoose #anzacday #printables www.snoozieandmoose.com

Free Anzac Day Printables

Anzac Day Printables ~ Tinyme #snoozieandmoose #anzacday #printables www.snoozieandmoose.com