May

Memorial Day 3: American Flag

Memorial Day 3: American Flag

J is fascinated with the American flag so we decided to take this last day and learn some more about it.  We had a yummy flag breakfast, reviewed the symbols of the flag, made a flag craft, and learned how to show respect to our flag. American Flag  Discuss: The American Flag is red, white and blue and has 13 stripes and 50 stars. It’s Symbols- The stripes represent the 13 original colonies. The 50 stars represent the number of states...

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Memorial Day 2: Memorial Stone

Memorial Day 2: Memorial Stone

For the second day of our Memorial Day unit study we studied a Bible story of memorial.  We read about and made our own memorial stones like Joshua and the Israelites did after crossing the Jordan River.  We also made another Memorial Day art project. Memorial Stone Discuss: In the Old Testament of our Bibles God’s people also had a time of memorial to remember what God had done for them. Open your Bibles to Joshua 4. Before we read let’s...

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Memorial Day 1: Memorial Day Order

Memorial Day 1: Memorial Day Order

J has been asking me for the last few years why we celebrate Memorial Day so for day one of our Memorial Day Unit Study we learned some of the history of Memorial Day.  We also learned with our toy army men, Venn Diagrams, art projects, geography and some math. Memorial Day Order Discuss: Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.  It is celebrated on the last...

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Memorial Day Unit Study

Memorial Day Unit Study

Memorial Day Unit Study In this unit study we learned more about Memorial Day and the American Flag. This unit study has 3 days of lessons.  I did this study with my 1st grader and would recommend it for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Memorial Day Unit Study Day 1: Memorial Day Order Day 2: Memorial Stone Day 3: American Flag Memorial Day Book List Book can be read by the child or by the parent to the child, depending on the child’s...

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