Civil War Letter
If you had lived during the Civil War, it's probable that you would have sent a letter to a loved one in the field. In response, soldiers wrote as often as possible, using it as a time to reflect and connect with home. This activity asks your child to put himself in the shoes of a Civil War soldier. It's the perfect activity for either Veterans Day or Memorial Day and will help your kid reflect on the harsh nature of war and the effects it has on the lives of those who have served, as well as their family members.