ANZAC Day Activities - Year 1 and Year 2

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This ANZAC Day resource is a set of paper and digital learning activities that can be used as a sequenced series of lessons or as individual tasks. Most importantly, it has been created to teach students about the importance of ANZAC Day in our country.

*** This pack is part of our Australian Celebrations BUNDLE ***

Also available in the following packs:

Kinder ANZAC Day Pack

ANZAC Day Pack - Years 3-4

ANZAC Day Pack - Years 5-6

Find NZ version here!

The pack includes literacy and numeracy based tasks that could be used during group work or as whole class activities. It also includes poppies that can be worn to a school ANZAC ceremony, reflection tasks and pieces of work that can be used as classroom displays.

This resource also includes an ANZAC themed exit ticket and student tags.

We have just recently added a digital file so you can use these activities online or to suit distance and home learning.


This set has been designed to cater for a range of learners in the 1-2 classroom, however, we have included a guide of how to differentiate activities to suit the different abilities and learning styles in your classroom.


· Digital File (Google Presentation)

· Teacher Guides: Differentiation and Ways to use Lapel Poppies

· Coloured Lapel Poppies

· B&W Lapel Poppies

· ANZAC Bunting BLM

· The ANZAC Ode

· What is ANZAC Day BLM (support task)

· What ANZAC Day means to me BLM (extended task)

· Advance Australia Fair cloze passage **Updated**

· ‘The Red Poppy’ information sheet & tasks

· Design a Wreath

· The Gratitude Poppy BLM

· Postcard creative writing task

· Poem/Prayer/letter creative writing task

· ANZAC word search

· Making ANZAC biscuits - two versions

· ANZAC biscuits Maths

· ANZAC colouring page

· Lined ANZAC themed writing paper (2 line sizes)

· ANZAC themed Exit Ticket

· ANZAC themed tags

· Answers

· 5 x Indigenous Veterans activities

Special Note: These resources have been created, edited and reviewed in consultation and collaboration with members from First Nations community.

No further teacher prep needed, simply print (or share digitally) and use!

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