The following is a post from contributing writer Lauren from Mama’s Learning Corner.
If you would like to incorporate a small unit study about Memorial Day this year, here are a few links to get you started.
Memorial Day Videos and Historical Information – The History Channel
The History Channel describes the origins behind Memorial Day and contains several videos and photo galleries.
History of Memorial Day – US Memorial Day
Another description of the history behind the celebration of Memorial Day in the United States.
Unit Study Resources – EdHelper
Edhelper offers several coloring sheets, read-and-color books and dot-to-dots about all things Memorial Day.
American Flag Craft for Kids – Muffin Tin Mom
This simple (albeit potentially messy) painting craft is a great way for Pre-K – 1st graders to make an American Flag.
Patriotic Windsock Flag Craft – Danielle’s Place
This is an easy, super cute patriotic craft that is perfect for Memorial Day.
Books to check out from the library:
Memorial Day Surprise – by Theresa Martin Golding
Memorial Day (First Step Non-Fiction) – by Robin Nelson
Memorial Day (Rookie Read-About Holidays) – Jacqueline S. Cotton
The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books) – Eve Bunting
Memorial Day (Our Nation’s Pride) – Karen Kenney
Thank you to those who serve to keep us free – the men and women on duty and the spouses raising families at home. I’m so grateful we live in a country where I can homeschool our children if we so choose. I’m appreciative for your service to our country. May God bless you.
Lauren Hill is the homeschooling mama of 4 little ones, ages 7 to 17 months. In her free time (haha!) she blogs about all things laundry and creates printable worksheets for the pre-K to 2nd grade crowd. Follow Mama on Twitter @MamaLearning.
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