Learn some more facts about Memorial Day by watching this Brain Pop video and answering these questions. Do some more research about this holiday, and with an adult’s permission, create a slideshow to share with your family about the meaning of this holiday.
Use the following prompts from createwritenow.com to write a journal entry about Memorial Day:
Think about the words “memory” and “memorial.” What meanings do they have for you? How do you remember any of your loved ones who are no longer with you? Do you have any rituals or traditions to keep their memory alive or pay tribute to them? Do you hold on to any keepsakes that remind you of them?
We remember our heroes in the armed forces on Memorial Day. You can practice this Everyday Hero workout from Darebee to build your own strength!
Memorial Day was also known as Decoration Day because people would put flags and other decorations on the graves of their loved ones. Today many people decorate their homes for Memorial Day parties. Here are some craft ideas to create patriotic decorations.
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