Children and Memorial Day


A Teacher's Reflections

Patriotism is a constant thread in my classroom, from the American flag to singing songs.   Here are the children “flying to the red white and blue”:

These moments happen all the time.  They’re spontaneous and driven by the children.

We hold a school-wide Memorial Day Remembrance every year at the Memory Garden. Yes, our school really has a Memory Garden on the playground.  It is a lovely place to just be.  Classroom pets are buried there, and special stones are placed to remember a parent and also a child who died.  The plants and flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

Today our This Land is Your Land quilt was hanging for the Memorial Day Remembrance.

My class always gets to hold the big American flag.  We’re the ones who wear the flag hats. A member of the military is an honored guest and plants flags in the Memory Garden with…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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