Veteran's Day provides us with an fantastic opportunity to show our appreciation
for those who are serving and those have served our country.
There are many ways to honor the Veterans in your lives and Community:
Free Resources that you can use with the children in your care to honor those who have served.
Books About Veterans Day
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"Veterans Day" by Jacqueline S. Cotton Explains the history of Veterans Day and why it is observed, and suggests ways of honoring veterans on this special day, such as flying the flag, attending parades, buying poppies, and visiting hospitals.
Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood by Valerie Pfundstein is an engaging rhyming picture book for readers of all ages that fosters mindfulness of and appreciation for the brave service men and women who are also our family, friends, and neighbors. These are the men and women who bravely served our great country and now humbly serve in our communities.
H is for Honor: a Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian is Written by the son of a career officer, this book explores the branches of the Armed Services and speaks from the heart about the honor, privileges and sacrifices of military families everywhere. Children will discover why drill sergeants have to be so tough, what it means to be patriotic and why we need Special Forces such as the Navy SEALS, the Green Berets and the Army Rangers. H is for Honor also explains why the annual Army/Navy football game is more than just a game, how much letters from home mean to soldiers, how often military families have to move and what life on base is like. With an underlying message of courage and commitment that every child can relate to, the book will be especially meaningful to those whose parents, siblings or other relatives serve in the Armed Forces.
Veterans Day Resources and Freebies
If you would like answers to your common Veteran's Day questions, you can check out this page published from the Department of Veterans Affairs. They also offer free printable posters and a Free Teacher's resource guide.
This Free "Thank You, Veterans" Printable is being offered by Kelly's Classroom in her TPT Store. I love the idea of Children passing these out to our Veterans.
This huge pack of Veterans Day Coloring Activities is being offered by-In All You Do
This is a great post on Military Avenue describing 101 ways to Thank a Veteran.
Visit Happy and Blessed Home to get a copy of this adorable Armed Forces activity Pack.
This lovely Veteran poem can be found on-First Grade Wow
You can find this Free "Thank you Veterans" Coloring Printable over at Crafty Confessions
Patriotic Arts & Crafts
Crafts to consider: Patriotic Thank-you crafts, Small Tokens that can be given to Veterans, Decor that be displayed out from of a home (Flags, Windsocks, etc.) to honor Veterans in a child's neighborhood, Patriotic items that can be brought to community events celebrating Veterans.
This torn paper star craft from frogs, snails and puppy dog tails would make a great gift to hand out to a Veteran.
This adorable patriotic wreath-by Coupon Wizards, could be proudly displayed by the children to show their support for Veterans.
I thought this Patriotic Hand Print Craft from B-Inspired Mama would make a great card to mail to a Veteran far away.
I send a Huge THANK YOU to those of you that are serving, and have served this beautiful Country.
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