Memorial Day honors fallen soldiers, whereas Veterans Day honors all veterans. Show your kids the difference.
Remember the holiday's meaning.
Write a thank you letter to a fallen service member's family or spouse to let them know you're thinking of them.
Write to fallen soldier families.
Any Soldier are wonderful resources for sending what troops need and want overseas to demonstrate you care.
Make troop care kits.
Many troops and veterans, especially disabled ones, live in poverty or cannot afford suitable housing.
Donate to house heroes.
Before beginning, consult cemetery directors and arrange flags properly.
Volunteer to place flags on local military graves.
Freeze strawberries, blueberries, or blue and red sports beverages. Throw them in punch or sparkling water—voila!
Make tasty, patriotic ice.