• Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2020 occurs on Monday, May 25. 

     

    Below are some optional projects and activities you can work on this week.   Be sure to e-mail me photos of your completed projects and activities!   Have fun, and wishing you all a safe and healthy Memorial Day weekend!

    CRAFTS

    Interactive Memorial Day color book pages for students in grades K-5.

     

    Helmets of Brave Soldiers - picture only - no sentence. Memorial Day Flag - picture only - no sentence.
    Fun printable Memorial day coloring pages for kids - Soldier saluting flag Fun printable Memorial day coloring page for students - Patriotic Heart
    Soldier saluting flag - picture only - no sentence. Patriotic Heart - picture only - no sentence.
    Fun printable Memorial day coloring pages for kids - Patriotic Ribbon Fun printable Memorial day coloring pages for kids - Soldier Playing Taps at Graves



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    Books

     

     

    Journal Writing Topics: 

    This Memorial Day, start thinking about the significance of this holiday with these Memorial Day journal writing topics. Think about the veterans you may know and ways to honor them, as well as the important role the military plays in our country.  Use these writing prompts to help you create a piece about Memorial Day!  E-mail me your writing at lyarrobino-laporta@yonkerspublicschools.org

      1. Get students thinking about the significance of this holiday with these 53 Memorial Day journal writing topics.

     

    In addition, in honor of Memorial Day, there are several resources and project ideas available on the Yonkers Public Schools Distance Learning website. 

     
     
     
    There is also a live event offered through Mystery Science with astronaut Jessica Meir on Thursday at 1 p.m.  (great for grades K-5).   

    Mystery Doug invites you to another 
    LIVE SCIENCE SHOW. Doug is excited to answer kids’ questions with the help of astronaut Jessica Meir, who filmed videos for us while she was in space! (Seriously!)

     

    Thursday, May 21 
     1pm Eastern 

    mysteryscience.com/live