Veterans Day Crafts and Activities for Young Kids

Posted November 7, 2017 by Julie in Military, Parenting / 2 Comments

As a military family, I’m always curious to see what others are doing to recognize Veterans Day. My son is just getting to the age where he can start understanding what it means that Daddy is in the military, and I think it helps to do activities to help in learning. I collected a list of these fun Veteran’s Day crafts and activities you can do with your children too.

 

Veterans Day Crafts and Activities for young kids

Veteran’s Day Activities

Here are some lovely activities to recognize Veterans Day from a fellow blogger in my tribes, Babies to Bookworms. I love the camouflage sensory bin idea! I have got to do more sensory bins with my toddler.

Here’s a great collection of Veteran’s Day books for kids. Here’s an example of a book to read together:

Here are some great songs and poems about Veteran’s day.

This post has some great ideas for teaching young children about veterans. Here are some more ideas to help children honor veterans.

 

Veteran’s Day Crafts

I really like this idea from Homebound but Hopeful to craft a card saluting our heroes after reading a story.

Try this cute soldier craft I saw on Pinterest. Making and decorating a soldier is a great way to talk about our veterans.

Ooh this handprint flag is such a sweet idea!

Here’s a lovely collection of patriotic crafts for preschoolers.

While you’re at it, make some yummy camo cupcakes!

 

How are you teaching your children about veterans?

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