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Little Firefighters

Little Firefighters

If your child's into fire engines this site's a winner. Games ranging from fast and furious firefighting to simple dress-ups with history and safety messages too. Ages 5 and up. From The Fire and Police Museum.

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Mend, Make or Spend?

Mend, Make or Spend?

Appealing game which really gets across the concepts of shortages and rationing during WW2. From The Imperial War Museum. Needs strong reading skills or adult help.

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Moving Here

Multi-Mart

Light-hearted game which introduces children to recipes from a range of immigrant communities. Ages 5 (with reading help) up to about 12. From Moving Here.

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Into The Net

Into The Net

Sporty kids will love this - games centred upon key objects from the world of football. Need reading skills, about age 7 and up. From The National Football Museum.

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The 1930s family

The 1930s family

Mini-site exploring life in the North East in the 30s. Fun and full of info. Ages 7 and over - needs reading skills. From Tyne and Wear Museums.

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Evacuation!

Evacuation!

Introduction to the concept of evacuation in WW2. Needs reading skills, but clear and simple. From Tyne and Wear Museums.

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World War 2

World War 2

A simple introduction to the concept of bombing in WW2. For children aged about 8 and over.

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Harry's Story

Harry's Story

Take your child back to life for a delivery boy in 1912 - they won't moan about chores any more. From Sainsbury's Virtual Museum.

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Shopping in the War

Shopping in the War

Good game for children studying WWII and rationing, ages about 9 and up. From The National Archives.

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Mend, Make or Spend?

Mend, Make or Spend?

A clothes rationing challenge! From The Imperial War Museum.

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Remembrance Day Message To Travel Across London By Semaphore

Remembrance Day Message To Travel Across London By Semaphore

On Remembrance Sunday 2005, a special message will be sent across London to remember all those who have died in wars.

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What Is Remembrance Day?

What Is Remembrance Day?

Find out why people wear poppies at the end of October and the beginning of November.

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The Show Me Guide To D-Day

Find out why D-Day is still remembered sixty years on.

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Compton Primary's Evacuee Letters

Children at this Plymouth school have written letters home as if they were evacuees in World War Two.

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Evacuee letters from Otters class

Otters class from Riverside Primary School in Rainham Kent have emailed us their evacuee letters.

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London At War Learning Zone

Good intro to daily life, air raids, shelters and children in London during WW2. For kids aged 7 and over. From the Holnet website.

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Liverpool Blitz

This site really brings home the reality of the Blitz with facts, timeline and an audio interview. From Liverpool Museums.

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A Lifetime of Memories

Bridge the generation gap and encourage your child to put together a family wartime archive.

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Make Your Own Toy Circus

How to make a toy circus based on a paper cut out design from the 1930s. From Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Coming Soon

More fun stuff on the way soon.

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Coming Soon

More fun stuff on the way soon.

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