Are you looking to celebrate Memorial Day with your students in the classroom or your kids at home? We’ve put together some great resources for you, include the history of memorial day, memorial day poems and songs for kids, great books to read your kids, printable worksheets and more.


Interested in the history of memorial day? Watch this History Channel Video.


There are many great memorial day poems. One is Memorial Day by Helen Leah Reed. Another is Ode by William Collins, also know as How Sleep the Brave.  

Additionally, there are many great websites with a plethora of memorial day poems, including:


There are some great memorial day songs for kids like You’re a Grand Old Flag that you can teach your students or sing along with your family.


There are always tons of great activities to do on holidays like Memorial Day. If you’re looking for something special, check out these five memorial day activities for kids.

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