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Memorial Day & Flag Day

Dear Down Home readers! We apologize for the delay on this post, our domain had some issues over the weekend and we are only able to post this today. We hope that you are able to take this Tuesday to look over these resources with your family.


Happy Monday, everyone! And Happy Memorial Day weekend! Today we have some resources on two important holidays – Memorial Day and Flag Day. If you are a currently enrolled family, don’t forget our resources in our Parent Portal that have lots of resources on these two important holidays.

A quick history for you on Memorial Day…

Did you know Memorial Day was formerly Decoration Day and began after the Civil War to commemorate fallen soldiers? Today it is a holiday set aside to remember and honor those who died in active military service to our country. Some things you can do today:

As well as our Holiday Resources packet online, we have a selection of books on display in The Den.

And of course we’ve provided a selection of books, movies, and links that relate to this holiday.

History of Memorial Day – A brief look at the history of this holiday, from the History Channel:

Memorial Day Puzzles, Coloring Pages, and Worksheets


Some resources on Flag Day:


However you honor and celebrate this holiday – most likely with friends, family, barbecues, and enjoying the outdoors – we hope you’ll take a moment of silent reflection at 3 pm to remember those who have fallen defending our country. And cherish those who are near and dear to you, and the freedoms we all enjoy!

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