- Published on Saturday, 21 May 2011 15:06
Below you will find Memorial Day crafts and printouts, suitable for young children. Your child(ren) might also ask you to explain Memorial Day and its meanings.
From History.com we read:
Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971...Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.
Find more information about Memorial Day at Surfing the Net with Kids.
Memorial Day Crafts and Ideas:
Create your own matching word game to promote spelling and communication (MomVantage.net):
Make a Memorial Day Necklace (Kiboomu.com):
Print Memorial Day flags, hearts and stars (KBTeachers.com):
Memorial Day word search (abcteach.com):
Make a red, white and blue cotton ball caterpillar! (from SixtySecondParent.com)
Happy Memorial Day, everyone!