Memorial Day Fun and Education

Sunday, May 22, 2011

It's almost here! The big summer kick off and a fun-filled three day weekend built for relaxing with family and friends. Here's a list of links to explore that will keep you busy with preparations all week long. From history, crafts, cooking, lesson plans, puzzles, quizzes and more, it's all covered here. This list of links was complied by a local homeschool group and it was just too good not to share :) Enjoy!

General Info:
History of Memorial Day
Memorial Day: A Time of Reflection
Memorial Day History
Origins of Memorial Day - Kids for Our Troops
The National Memorial Day Concert

Lesson Plans:
Celebrating Memorial Day - What is Memorial Day?
Creating a Memorial Day Poster Poem
Graphing Our History of Sacrifice
How to Plan a Memorial Day Flag Lesson Plan
Learning Through Listening | Memorial Day Lesson Plans
Memorial Day:
Memorial Day is observed in the United States today
Memorial Day Lesson for ESL Students:
Memorial Day Shoebox Parade
Memorial Day Theme for Preschool
Memorial Service Lesson Plans
Memorial Day Sunday School Lesson & Craft (Memorial Stones)
Remember Our Veterans Lesson Plan
Remembering the Heros of Memorial Day Lesson Plan

Remembering Those Who Gave Their Lives:
Teaching the Meaning of Memorial Day
The Memory Shall Be Ours: Celebrating Memorial Day
Unknown Soldier Diorama Lesson Plan
Veterans in My Family
American Wars Fact Sheet

Craft Stick Flag
Crayola® Holiday Crafts - Memorial Day
Memorial Day Poppies
Patriotic Ribbon Dance-Along
Patriotic Wind Sock Craft
Patriotic Wreath
American Flag Fan

Red, White & Blue Spinners:
Sequin Flag Magnet

Recipes and Cooking:
Flag Cake Recipe for Memorial Day
How to Make Memorial Day Cupcakes
Memorial Day Desserts

Multimedia Resources:
"Memorial Day Flash Movie -- 2001" by Jackson Tuggle
Memorial Day - Free Presentations in PowerPoint Format
Memorial Day Images

Virtual Field Trips:
Arlington National Cemetery
Memorial Day Museum

Online Activities:
A Time to Remember: Memorial Day Quiz

American Flag Concentration Puzzle:
English Study Quiz - Memorial Day (Grammar Quiz)
ESL Quiz - Memorial Day Quiz
Memorial Day Maze- Easy
Memorial Day Maze - Medium
Memorial Day Maze - Tough
Memorial Day Word Search

Internet Scavenger Hunt: Honoring Our Veterans PDF File
Memorial Day Coloring Pages
Memorial Day Printables
Memorial Day : Spelling Words Worksheets Builder

Memorial Day Vocabulary Quiz Worksheet:
Memorial Day Word Jumble Puzzle PDF File
Memorial Day Word Search Puzzle PDF File
Memorial Day Worksheets for Kids

Whether you are traveling, camping, hitting the beach or planning on staying in your own backyard, I hope you have a fun and memorable Memorial Day weekend! Cheers ;)

Liz Mays said...

It really is kinda like summer day one, isn't it?


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