Memorial Day is celebrated annually to
remember those who lost their lives
while protecting and serving our country
in the U.S. armed forces.
With the following activities, you can
teach your children about the
importance of Memorial Day and show
appreciation for fallen soldiers, current
military personnel, and veterans.
Thank You cards are a great way to thank military
personnel for serving our country. The kids will
enjoy learning about the history of Memorial Day,
while creating homemade cards for servicemen and
Send Thank You Cards
Contact a local organization that helps veterans
and ask how you can help. Whether you visit a
sick veteran in the hospital or help a local veteran
with their grocery shopping or household chores,
it will be a meaningful experience for everyone
Help a Military Veteran
Share the importance of Memorial Day, while making
homemade shirts. Tie-dye a plain white t-shirt using red
and blue dye, and use stencils and fabric markers to draw
stars and other patriotic designs. Complete the look with
military lanyards and pins!
Wear Patriotic Clothing
Teach your children patriotic songs
like The Star-Spangled Banner, I'm
Proud to Be an America, and God
Bless America. You can sing them
while you enjoy your other Memorial
Sing Patriotic Songs
Celebrate Memorial with a patriotic picnic.
Invite local veterans and their families and
serve patriotic foods and beverages. Don’t
forget to weary your patriotic clothing!
Have a USA-themed Picnic