ANZAC Spirit Activities and Games
HASS, History Foundation, 1, 3, 6, 7, 9
Review the values and qualities that constitute ANZAC Spirit.
Review concepts and traditions of ANZAC day.
Review concepts, locations and other areas of World War I including its commemoration through ANZAC Day.
What you’ll need
Counters or felt pens for ANZAC Spirit Bingo
Scissors for ANZAC Spirit Bingo
Hat/Container for ANZAC Spirit Bingo
Scrabble board for ANZAC Spirit Scrabble
Foundation, 1, 3, 6, 7, 9
Cross Curriculum Priority
done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia
done ICT Capability
done Critical and Creative Thinking
done Personal and Social Capability
done Ethical Understanding
done Intercultural Understanding
How they, their family and friends commemorate past events that are important to them.
How the present, past and future are signified by terms indicating time, as well as by dates and changes that may have personal significance, such as birthdays, celebrations and seasons.
Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, and National Sorry Day) and hte importance of symbols and emblems.
The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian Society since Federation.
How values including freedom, respect, inclusion, civility, responsibility, compassion, equality and a 'fair go', can promote cohesion within Australian Society.
The commemoration of World War I, including debates about the nature and significance of the ANZAC Legend.
ANZAC Spirit Trivia Game
This game of ANZAC Spirit Trivia is suitable from Year 3 onwards with the questions ranging in difficulty. It features three levels including: easy, intermediate and hard. The intermediate and hard levels would make an ideal review game for Year 9 students studying World War I.
ANZAC Spirit Bingo
Based off the traditional game of Bingo, this set includes the caller card and 8 player cards. Instead of numbers, students are focused on finding words associated with ANZAC Spirit and ANZAC Day. This game is perfect for students to familiarise themselves with ANZAC Day and ANZAC Spirit.
ANZAC Spirit Scrabble
In this modified game of Scrabble, words placed on the board must be from the ANZAC Spirit word list. Extra points are awarded for words which represent one of the ANZAC Spirit qualities.
ANZAC Spirit Crossword
This crossword features clues that focus on ANZAC Spirit and the commemoration of World War I including ANZAC Day. This crossword is suitable for middle and upper primary school and lower high school students.
ANZAC Spirit Wordsearch Beginner
This wordsearch is an activity to familiarise students with terms associated with ANZAC Day and ANZAC Spirit. This wordsearch is suitable for lower to middle primary school students. This wordsearch contains 10 words going in horizontal and vertical directions.
ANZAC Spirit Wordsearch Intermediate
This wordsearch is designed to familiarise students with terms associated with ANZAC Day and ANZAC Spirit. This activity is suitable for middle to upper primary school students. This wordsearch contains 30 words going in horizontal, vertical and diagonal directions.
ANZAC Spirit Wordsearch Advanced
In this wordsearch, students familiarise themselves with terms, places and other concepts associated with World War I and ANZAC Day. This wordsearch is suitable for upper primary to lower high school students. This wordsearch contains 45 words going horizontal, vertical and diagonal directions.
ANZAC Spirit Wordsearch Expert
In this wordsearch, students familiarise themselves with terms, places, concepts and countries associated with World War I and ANZAC Day. This wordsearch is suitable for upper primary to upper high school students. This wordsearch contains 60 words going in horizontal, vertical and diagonal directions.