Veteran’s Day is a holiday that is very important. Unfortunately, not much time is devoted to it in school or in the media. You can use this free printable Veteran’s Day word search as a starting place for discussions with your child. Word searches are a fun way to learn about all sorts of topics!
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Veteran’s Day Word Search
This Veteran’s Day word search contains 15 words all relating to the holiday. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
WHAT ELSE YOU MIGHT NEED
If you would like to print out the word searches and reuse them multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make these free printable word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Veteran’s Day Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about the holiday.
Books About Veteran’s Day
These would be great books to read aloud to your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
Hero Dad by Melinda Hardin
Hero Mom by Melinda Hardin
Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood by Valerie Pfundstein
Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops by Jill Biden
Veteran’s Day Activities
Fantastic Fun and Learning has free printable military branches puzzles for kids.
Happy and Blessed Home has a 20 page armed forces activity pack for kids.
This Veteran’s Day matching game free printable from Simple Fun for Kids would be great for toddlers.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.