Memorial Day Books for children is a wonderful way to introduce the conversation about how men and women have served our country throughout the decades and how they continue to support our freedoms today.
Why not also take this time to talk about to your children about their relatives that have served our country?
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About Memorial Day for Kids
When it comes to patriotism, it’s often up to parents to help kids understand and appreciate the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.
Memorial Day is more than just a day off from school. Experts share age-appropriate ways to help your kids understand what Memorial Day celebrates and why it’s so important.
The simplest thing you can do to explain and honor this holiday with your children is to spend time talking to them about what Memorial Day means to you.
Memorial Day Books for Children
Right before Memorial Day, our town lines the streets in American flags.
It’s quite the sight… but also a perfect opening to talking about what Memorial Day means to us as Americans.
June 14 is Flag Day, but with so many American flags proudly displayed, every day seems like Flag Day.
Perfect for reading together with a young child, F Is for Flag shows in simple terms how one flag can mean many things: a symbol of unity, a sign of welcome, and a reminder that-in good times and in bad-everyone in our country is part of one great big family.
On the last Monday of May, when spring flowers are in bloom and summer is just around the corner, we pause to remember all the brave men and women in our Armed Forces who died while protecting our country, our freedoms, and us.
With every step, the Tomb Guards pay homage to America’s fallen. Discover their story, and that of the unknown soldiers they honor, through resonant words and illustrations.
Exactly how the unnamed men came to be entombed at Arlington, and exactly how their fellow soldiers have come to keep vigil over them, is a sobering and powerful tale, told by Jeff Gottesfeld and luminously illustrated by Matt Tavares—a tale that honors the soldiers who honor the fallen.