Celebrate Memorial Day with American History

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This Memorial Day, take a moment to bone up on your U.S. military history! Here's everything you need to honor soldiers past and present.

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The Battles of Lexington and Concord

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The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the "shot heard around the world" and began the American Revolution.

The Battle of Bunker Hill

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The Battle of Bunker Hill was one of the early battles of the American Revolution. Discover the important features of the battle with this worksheet.

Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution

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Help your kid keep track of all the developments that led to the American Revolution, by portraying the steps visually and literally!

Civil War Hardtack

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Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.

Civil War Journal Entry

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Here is a writing activity to review terms and concepts from the Civil War era. Your child will imagine being a soldier in the war and write a journal entry.

History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread

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Give your child a taste of life in Civil War era America by mixing up a batch of old-fashioned cornbread, adapted from a 19th century recipe.

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Buffalo Soldiers

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Your budding historian can learn about the Buffalo Soldiers, the first African American military troops to serve in peacetime.

Tuskegee Airmen

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Your little learner can learn about the heroic Tuskegee Airmen as he hones his reading comprehension skills with this history worksheet.

History Paper Dolls: The 1940s

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Learn more about World War II and this history of America with these fun and fashionable paper dolls.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Learn more about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, often simply called "The Wall," with this interesting printable.

Write to a Soldier

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Write to a deployed soldier to help your child practice reading, writing, and get a better understanding of what it means to serve our country.

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Soldier Coloring Page

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Pay tribute to our enlisted men and women by coloring this soldier coloring page.

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