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Learning resources

Tools for students of all ages to learn about remembrance and recognition.

Educational materials

A Canadian Armed Forces soldier crouches down and smiles at two local Afghan children.

Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan

Lesson plans on Canada’s Mission in Afghanistan, links to video interviews, historical content and more!

Close-up of the new tomb of an unknown Newfoundland First World War soldier in St. John’s.

Honouring an unknown Newfoundland First World War soldier

Learn about the new tomb of an unknown Newfoundland First World War soldier.

Black and white photo of a row of soldiers walking in groups on a beach in Bernières-sur-Mer, France.

D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

Find lesson plans, historical information, Veterans’ stories, photos and more about this Second World War campaign.

Photo collage of fallen Canadian Air Force members.

100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force

Learn more about the proud history of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Students will research a Canadian aviator who died during military service.

Black and white photo of two rows of soldiers standing at attention.

Indigenous Veterans

The First Nations, Inuit and Métis of Canada have a long and proud tradition of military service to our country.

Create peace cranes or doves

Make a flock of peace birds with your class to honour Veterans. Includes lesson plans and videos for students of all ages.

Recognition cards

Encourage students to thank those who have served by writing messages of personal gratitude. Give or send them in your community.

Meet our new sheep!

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Lesson plans and classroom materials

A wide variety of lesson plans to help students of all ages learn about remembrance and the contributions of Canadians who served in the armed forces, from the South African War to today.

Partners’ educational resources

Explore our partners’ creative and innovative education resources. Developed with support through the Commemorative Partnership Program.

Learning resources evaluation forms

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Order free learning resources

Order free commemorative learning resources

Free printed materials to deepen your students' learning of Canadian military history and the stories of Canadian Veterans. Available all year.

Silver USB key on a chain and packaging envelope, printed with title “Canadian Armed Forces around the world”.

Order CAF USB learning resource

This free USB drive contains information on 230 Canadian post-war military missions, photo galleries, interviews with Canadian Veterans and nine lesson plans.

Card with white text “Merci” on top line and “Thank you” below, against a field of red poppies.

Order recognition cards

Show your gratitude with recognition cards! Say thank you to those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace.

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