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Veterans Day - Veterans Day Activities for Kids
Come Veterans Day, the whole of America honours the men and women who served the country in its times of need. Contrary to popular belief, Veterans Day is not just about the people who sacrificed their lives for the nation. Rather, on Veterans Day, people take the time and effort to honor and thank every person who served (or serves) in the US military forces, especially those who are still with us today. Whether you are a parent or a teacher, there are plenty of ways in which you and your kids can join the rest of the nation in thanking the veterans for their service. History of Veterans Day A good place to begin your Veterans Day celebration is at the beginning – do you and your kids know how the holiday came to be? Celebrated on the 11th of November every year, Veterans Day marks the day that World War I came to an end. Veterans Day Activities You can celebrate this holiday with the rest of your community or on your own, in school or at home.