My first grade students were not alive on 9-11-01. How are they to understand what we witnessed that day, and the memories we carry as adults? I pray that they never have to witness such a life altering and horrifying national tragedy as what happened on 9-11.
Teach them patriotism and gratitude.
Consider writing letters or decorating cards to give to your local firefighters.
Send letters or a care package to a soldier currently fighting to protect our country and it's freedoms.
Read the book September 12, written by kid authors.
Send a free email to a soldier in combat...