D-Day, observed on June 6th, marks the anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy during World War II.
While this historical event may be challenging to introduce to very young children, it can serve as an opportunity to teach them about the concept of peace, bravery, and remembrance in an age-appropriate manner.
Create poppies: Poppies are often used as symbols of remembrance for those who fought in wars. Have children create poppies using paper, paint, or other craft materials. Display the poppies in the setting as a visual reminder of the day’s significance.
Focus on peace and friendship: Rather than discussing the details of war, emphasize the importance of peace, friendship, and understanding among different cultures. Engage children in activities that encourage cooperation, sharing, and empathy.