Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember with gratitude and pride all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country and our freedom. Let’s all take a moment to consider these kid-friendly Memorial Day activities to teach the next generation the importance of honoring our fallen heroes.


Consider taking your children to a National Cemetery.  Take flowers to place on a grave or attend a Memorial Day Ceremony.  Talking about how some people die bravely while protecting our country may help your children understand why we take a day to honor those men and women. 

On Monday, May 27th, the US Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration will host Memorial Day ceremonies at VA national cemeteries across the country with the help of local communities.



Fly the red, white, and blue with pride!  If you don’t have one help your kids with a patriotic themed craft while teaching them how to respect and honor our flag.



While Memorial Day is set aside to honor those service members who have given the ultimate sacrifice it is never the wrong time to honor those living service members who are currently risking their lives to protect our country by sending a card or care package to them.  

Don’t know a service member to send to? is a website that will connect you with a service member who is currently serving.



Show off your American pride with some red, white, and blue desserts.  Round up your kids and let them give you a hand before they get to enjoy the yummy treat.  If you know a service member invite them over to share!!



Take a moment to learn about the heroes and events of the past by attending one or more of these Memorial Day Blue Star Museum events across the country.  

In the spirit of honoring our fallen and celebrating the unofficial start of summer, what better way to kick of the season and celebrate the day than throwing in a BBQ party. Here is the ultimate guide to throwing the perfect BBQ Bash on the block!

Be Safe & Have Fun!

No matter what you choose to do this Memorial Day, may it be filled with memories and peace. Happy Memorial Day!

Be Safe & Have Fun!

No matter what you choose to do this Memorial Day, may it be filled with memories and peace. 
Happy Memorial Day!

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