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VE Day

On Friday 8th May 2020 it is VE Day. This day commemorates the defeat of Germany in World War 2 and stands for Victory in Europe.

Tuesday 8 May, 1945, was an emotional day that millions of people had been waiting for.

Many people were extremely happy that the fighting had stopped and there were big celebrations and street parties.

Symbols to explain VE day

Horrible histories sing along

Some clips about VE day

A Newsround about VE day


You could make some red, white and blue bunting.

There is a celebration colouring you can do.

Have a go at making a paper plane.

Sing along to some of the wartime songs 

Have a go at baking some street party style treats

See the VE day activity pack to make your own Newspaper hat.