Order our free About HMD booklets, Poster Pack and pin badges to use in your own Holocaust Memorial Day activity.
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 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.
This interactive assembly introduces older primary age students to Holocaust Memorial Day, and the topic of the Holocaust, through the story of Anne Frank and her diary. We have provided a PowerPoint presentation and a script. Suitable for ages 9-11. Made in partnership with Twinkl.
One aspect of the theme for HMD 2017 - How can life go on? - was teaching about living, ensuring that we know about the lives of those who were persecuted and ensuring that their culture lives on. Our video tutorial teaches you a traditional Rwandan dance and you might want to use this as an activity for any age group.