Free printable Memorial Day lesson plans, educational Remembrance Day crafts and coloring pages

Memorial Day, celebrated the last Monday in May, kicks off summer holidays. But there's much more to this patriotic American holiday. It's also called Remembrance Day and honors veterans and those lost in U.S. wars. Senior citizens refer to Memorial Day as Decoration Day, when family commemorates loved ones lost by putting flowers on graves. Teachers and homeschool parents, here are free printable lesson plans, worksheets, crafts and games to teach kids about this national holiday. Free printable Memorial Day activities: Patriotic Remembrance Day printables