Plan a lesson for your class and celebrate the holiday with free Veterans Day trivia and patriotic coloring pages.

Veterans Day is the time to honor all U.S. veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Educators can make this a powerful teaching moment while celebrating the blessings we enjoy in this country.

A little learning and a whole lot of fun. Sounds like a great idea to me!

Our staff loves holidays, especially those that celebrate the red, white and blue! We even have a special patriotic page with products to help make your Labor Day party truly unique.

To share our excitement, we’ve created a Veterans Day trivia quiz you can print. We also have four, printable patriotic coloring pages for children to complete at school, daycare or home.

veterns day trivia quiz printout
hat and flag thank you veterans coloring book page
eagle veterans day coloring book page
heart veterans day coloring book page
soldier veterans day coloring book page

A | Printable Veteran’s Day coloring page (Hat and American Flag)

B | Printable Veteran’s Day coloring page (Eagle)

C | Printable Veteran’s Day coloring page (Heart Flag)

D | Printable Veteran’s Day coloring page (Soldier)

Veterans Day trivia quiz

  1. Which war ended at 11 a.m., Nov. 11, 1918 (the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month)?
  2. What year did President Woodrow Wilson proclaim November 11 as Armistice Day?
  3. What year was Armistice Day deemed a federal holiday?
  4. Which president officially changed Armistice Day to Veterans Day?
  5. Where was the first Veterans Day celebration?
  6. A wreath-laying ceremony is held each year on Veterans Day at which famous site?
  7. What paper flowers are a symbol of remembrance for our veterans?
  8. True or False: Veterans Day has always been celebrated in November.
  9. True or False: Veterans Day and Memorial Day honor veterans in different ways.
  10. Who is honored in May on Armed Forces Day?

Veterans Day trivia answer sheet

  1. World War I
  2. 1919
  3. 1938
  4. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954
  5. Birmingham, Ala.
  6. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery
  7. Poppies
  8. False. The Uniform Holiday Monday Act of 1968 moved Veterans Day to the fourth Monday of October. The new law was first observed in 1971. After much confusion, a law was passed that returned Veterans Day to November 11 each year beginning in 1978.
  9. True. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in the military.
  10. Those currently serving in the U.S. military.

Plan a fun and affordable Veterans Day party for kids

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Use your free trivia quiz and patriotic coloring pages to kickstart your Veterans Day celebration! Whether you’re hosting a party for your class or neighborhood children, Totally Promotional is here to help.

Here are some food, activities and other party ideas for your Veterans Day bash:

Red, white and blue food ideas

Patriotic activities and games

Patriotic party favors, game prizes and essentials

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Game prizes

Party supplies and essentials

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Shelley Grieshop is a former newspaper journalist who earned more than a dozen Associated Press awards for her in-depth research and writing skills. In May 2016, she joined Totally Promotional as a creative writer. She currently writes company blogs about branding, marketing, logos, wedding planning and much more. One of her life goals is to teach people when to use hyphens and apostrophes.

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