ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: How to Commemorate Veteran's Day with Children

Thursday, November 11, 2010

How to Commemorate Veteran's Day with Children

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Today is Veteran's Day. Squeezed in between Halloween and Thanksgiving is this important day of honor and rememberance. What do you do to teach your children about the brave men and women who have served, and are currently serving, our country?

Technology Rocks has compiled a nice collection of links to online, interactive Veteran's day reading and activities.

Sorting Through Life's Lessons has put together a fantastic link list with suggestions for teaching students about the history and purpose of Veteran's Day.

Quirky Momma explains Let's Say Thanks and gives the links to do just that.

Shelby set up a Care Package Scavenger Hunt to help her children put together packages for soldiers. She explains her idea and gives the link to the site that inspired her:

Parenting for Peace suggests crafts focused on peace for Veteran's Day.

Apples for the Teacher has put together a free printable of Veteran's Day related vocabulary words.

Many other printable worksheets related to Veteran's Day can be found at The Holiday Zone.

For an extensive list of patriotic themed crafts you will enjoy the Artists Helping Children site.

Creations With Becka is hosting a Veteran's Day blog hop for sharing stories, crafts, thoughts, and more related to the holiday.

Happy Veteran's Day!

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for posting this! I wanted to do more on Veterans Day, but wasn't sure what. Now I've got all kinds of ideas!