Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II Funeral
Born on 21st April 1926, HRH Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne at the young age of 25 on the 6th February 1952 after the death of her father, King George VI was announced. Queen Elizabeth was crowned infront of 20 million television viewers on 2nd June 1953 in Westminster Abbey, with communities around the world celebrating the new monarch and showing their love and support for her. On September 9th 2015, she officially became the longest reigning British monarch, ultimately serving the country for 70 years, a momentus occasionally that was celebrated in June with the joyous Jubilee. HRH offered guidance and support to 15 prime ministers (the most of any royal member in English history) and was a patron of over 600 charities in her lifetime. In her first ever Christmas address to the nation, The Queen promised “I can give you my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations” showing her love for the people of The Commonwealth and all those who supported her. Through difficult and celebratory times, HRH led the country with bravery and grace. She leaves behind four children, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and countless admirers.
Here at Oomph, we share in the global mourning for the beloved Queen Elizabeth II as well as in celebrating her remarkable life. We have collected some resources below to help you honour this incredible woman.
- Print out and enjoy our Queen Elizabeth II Activity Book – here
- Discover the beautiful Royal Gardens – here
- Host a Royal Tea Party to celebrate the remarkable life of Queen Elizabeth II – here
- Learn more about the Queen’s life with our Royal Special Edition Digest – here
- Take a virtual tour of Buckingham Palace – here
- Challenge your knowledge and learn about The Queen with our Royal themed Quiz – here
- Take some time to remember the joy of the recent jubilee with our activity book – here
- The Queen’s bravery during the war meant so much to the public, join in a Wartime singalong with Alan the care home singer – here
- Queen Elizabeth II’s relationship with her beloved mother captured the hearts of the nation, learn more about The Queen Mother with our Activity Book – here
- Celebrate The Queen with a slice of Union Jack cake – here
- Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip had a love story for the ages, celebrating their marriage with our activity – here