Order our free About HMD booklets and pin badges to use in your own Holocaust Memorial Day activity.
This is a flexible lesson plan aimed at 9–11-year-old learners. Your students will learn about Renie Inow, who came to Britain on the Kindertransport at the age of 10. You will read letters her parents sent her, and learn what the Kindertransport programme was, and why it was needed.
This lesson plan for primary students aged 8 and up takes students through memories and remembrance on Holocaust Memorial Day. It uses accessible games and reflective activities without explicit detail about the Holocaust and genocide so it is appropriate for a wide range of students.
These guidelines for teachers provide support in tackling the subjects of the Holocaust and genocide with students of different ages and abilities, and how to mark HMD in education settings in ways that are sensitive and impactful for students.
This assembly for Key Stage 2 (or equivalent) introduces students to Holocaust Memorial Day, what we are commemorating, and how we can mark it. It includes poetry and film to engage students with the day. It can be delivered on or around 27 January.
This activity is suitable for use by primary, secondary or SEN schools, young people and HMD activity organisers. Read about the experiences of people affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups or genocide, and do a craft activity to make a commemorative display, using the image of a memorial flame.
This resource is designed to be accessible for people with a range of SEN requirements or disabled people, and is available for anyone who would like to take a creative approach to marking HMD. It is suitable for use in an education or community setting.
This resource is accessible for people with a range of SEN requirements or disabled people, and is available for anyone to take a sensory approach to marking HMD. The activity reinforces our responsibilities to build a safe society free from prejudice, and can be accessed through words and sensory stimuli.
Our set of teacher information sheets provide a two-page summary of the genocides marked on Holocaust Memorial Day, to help teachers to have the information they need to hand, and to provide answers to students’ questions.
An Albanian Muslim family, who chose to shelter a Jewish photographer and his young family from the Nazis.