As many of you plan to celebrate Memorial Day today, let’s take a moment to remember the Men and Women who served in the United States Armed Forces.
In the first place, many individuals are on vacation as this is the first unofficial weekend of Summer. In addition, many are visiting memorials, attending parades and family celebrations.
When you think of the holiday, you think about holiday parties and cookouts. Memorial Day is an important holiday to remember individuals who proudly served our country.
Celebrate Memorial Day Holiday
Since it is a long tradition of celebrating the holiday in the United States, there are many events happening. Of course, there are traditional parades, cookouts and flying the American flag at half-staff.
Each city and town may have celebrations planned. Indeed, there will be many parades today.
If you want to do something special today, plan to send a letter to the American troops. In addition, many groups of people plan to come together to honor soldiers who have died.
Memorial Day Activities for Youth
With children having the day off from school, it is nice to plan a way to explain the significance of the holiday. At the same time, you can have your kids decorate the grave of loved ones with flags and flowers today.
Another great idea for the holiday is to make a patriotic dessert. Also, you can make an arts and craft project. You can also bring your homemade item to a Veteran’s Hospital.
Together with your kids, decorate a cake or cookies with red, white and blue. If you’re attending a parade, teach your children the significance of the Veterans marching in the parade.
Also, you can plan a family cookout or a day at the beach. No matter what you do, it is important to remember the lives lost in defending our country.
Happy Memorial Day!