Teaching Kids the Importance of Veterans Day

Veteran's Day has always been one of those days I never got off school, so I never paid much attention. I'm guessing even those who do get the day off don't give it the attention it deserves.
One of my coworkers just told me a story about his daughter:
Daughter: Woohoo, we have the day off!
Dad: What for?
Daughter: Veteran's Day
Dad: Do you know what a veteran is?
Daughter: No
Dad: Brief definition of veterans, and tells her that grandpa is one.
Daughter: Ok, can I put the radio back on?
Rather than let another Veterans day go by unnoticed, let's this opportunity to inform kids about the sacrifices and patriotism of soldiers and veterans. Read more