ANZAC Day - 25 April - is probably Australia‘s most important national occasion. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.
ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers in those forces quickly became known as ANZACs, and the pride they took in that name endures to this day.
Australians recognise 25 April as an occasion of national remembrance, which takes two forms. Commemorative services are held at dawn - the time of the original landing - across the nation. Later in the day, ex-servicemen and women meet to take part in marches through the major cities and in many smaller centres. Commemorative ceremonies are more formal and are held at war memorials around the country. In these ways, ANZAC Day is a time when Australians reflect on the many different meanings of war. (info taken from here)
Craft/Food Action for ANZAC DAY:
Poppies in a jar
Anzac Day Poppy Potato Prints!
Chocolate Sable Red Remembrance Poppies
5 AWESOME Anzac Day printables