D-Day landings: KS1 & KS2 activities

6th June 2024

Bring your history lessons to life with these engaging D-Day landing activities for KS1 and KS2! Our fun exercises, projects and games will help pupils to learn more about this important historical event, and imagine what life was like for the soldiers who fought on the beaches of Normandy

World War 2 warfare icon

World War 2 warfare

Many soldiers fought in The Second World War. They battled on the ground, on the sea and in the air.

The Blitz and D-Day are some of the better known events of the war. The Blitz started in 1940 when Nazi Germany strategically bombed many of the United Kingdom's major cities. D-Day was when the allies landed in Normandy to liberate France.

Use the picture and text tools to write about the soldiers and events of the war.

Key points:

  • How do you think the soldiers felt going into battle?



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