Celebrate Memorial Day with American History

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

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

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.
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Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution

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

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.
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Civil War Journal Entry

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.
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History in the Kitchen: Civil War Cornbread

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

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

Your little learner can learn about the heroic Tuskegee Airmen as he hones his reading comprehension skills with this history worksheet.
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History Paper Dolls: The 1940s

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

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

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

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