In the United States, Memorial Day is observed each year on the last Monday in May. It is a day set aside for honoring those who died while serving our country in our military. Here are some educational resources to add to your study of this holiday.
History.com – Memorial Day – This page provides an overview and brief history of the Memorial Day holiday with text, images, videos, and links.
National Constitution Center – Memorial Day – On this page you will find 4 lesson plans as well as a few hands-on activities.
ThinkingCo. – Memorial Day Printables – In addition to a brief history, you will also find downloadable worksheets, puzzles, crafts, and more.
Year Round Homeschooling – Memorial Day Unit Study – Misty has pulled together a history of Memorial Day and gathered some accompanying YouTube videos.
EducationCity – Memorial Day – Download a teaching resource pack that includes 2 ThinkIts, 2 Fact Sheets, and 2 Activity Sheets at this link.
Education World – Memorial Day Lesson Ideas – You will find lesson plans and activities on this page as well as links to related crafts, online games, clipart, recipes and more.
TeacherVision - Memorial Day - Teacher Resources – At this link, you will not only find lesson plans, references, activities and printables for Memorial Day, but there are also resources on the topic of war.
Teacher Planet – Memorial Day – Printables, coloring pages, worksheets, activities, lesson plans and more can be found on this page.
Apples4theteacher.com - Memorial Day Printables and Worksheets – This page includes a variety of printable word puzzles, an acrostic poem worksheets, coloring pages and more.
Homeschool Creations - Memorial Day Printables – Free Printables – Download the 16-page packet that includes printable copywork pages, coloring pages, word puzzles and trivia cards.
DLTK Kids – Memorial Day Ideas – You will find patriotic craft ideas as well as a few vocabulary sheets and word games at this site.