Teaching about Remembrance Day in EYFS

Primary History article

By Jenny Munro, Paige Hazell, Tanya Wasik, Rianna Kelly and Helen Crawford, published 31st October 2022

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day (11 November) is an important time for children to learn about how we choose to both represent and remember significant events in the past. Within EYFS, learning about remembrance most obviously lends itself to Understanding the World – with a focus on children making connections between past and present, and on guiding them to make sense of special times when we come together as a community. However, a focus on remembrance can also be an effective way to develop children’s learning across all areas of the EYFS framework. 

The following case studies, each presented by a different teacher, show four different approaches to teaching children in EYFS about Remembrance Day. Together, they draw on the seven areas of the EYFS framework, making use of a range of resources such as picture books, art and design, and learning outside the classroom...

This resource is FREE for Primary HA Members.

Non HA Members can get instant access for £2.49

Add to Basket Join the HA