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week 3 : May 4th

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VE Day

    Friday 8th May is VE Day. It is a Bank Holiday so you do not

    need to do school work.

    VE Day is a celebration of Victory in Europe Day, when the

    Second World War was won.

    This year is the 75th anniversary of the victory!

    Find out more here:

    https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/world-war-ii/ve-day/
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr
        https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/what-is-ve-day
       https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48201749

     Here are some ways you can join in the celebrations.

     Please share your photos with us!

 

  • Hold your own VE Day celebration Dance party from 1940's! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zwn4wmn
     
  • Make a war medal to commemorate all the soldiers thatfought in the war. You could use paint, foil, craft and many other creative materials.
     
  • Learn the Charleston dance moves with some Strictly Come Dancing stars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUqRAUxip4U  and learn some war time songs!
     
  • The British Legion are holding a VE Day sing-along to Vera Lynn's 'We'll meet again' - why not learn it too! https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/stories/ve-day-singalong The music and lyrics can be found on this page with more details.
     
  • Design, draw and make your own bunting with a Great British flag on or another design that reminds you of Britain.
     
  • Bake a celebratory cake and decorate it with a VE design. You might choose a soldier cake, army cake, flag cake, maybe even a monarchy cake
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