Draw your ideas for a VE Day coin. Or join in our special Friday Draw and Create.
You can download the template pdf here to print out. VE Day coin template pdf
This wordsearch uses words from the 1945 Victory in Europe Prayer Proclamation.
This was issued by US President Harry S Truman in response to the unconditional surrender of the German troops, which effectively ended the war in Europe.
To play the puzzle:
We can’t celebrate the anniversary of VE Day with our best friends in person at the moment, so why not make a fun pop-up card and give it to someone special?
This tutorial will show you how to create a simple pop up mechanism that can be used over and over to surprise your friends and family.
Download the PDF for more detail.
This activity is suitable for children over 6. Younger children will need an adult helper.
We can’t celebrate the anniversary of VE Day with our best friends in person right now, so let’s make friendship bracelets to give them when we see them again!
Making your own beads is easy and fun and this tutorial will get you up and running using things you have around the house.
Download the PDF for more details.
Suggested age: 6+, younger children will need help with cutting and gluing.
Many young women supported the war by joining the Women’s Land Army. As many agricultural labourers enlisted in the army, these Land Girls ensured that Britain could still produce food.
To learn more about what it was like to be a real life Land Girl, watch this video.