Type
Crossword
Description

Memorial Day used to be known as __________ Day. Decoration
The Flower used as the symbol of remembrance Red Poppies
Memorial Day often is treated as the beginning of this season. Summer
It is a tradition to fly this on memorial day. American Flag
The day of the week that Memorial Day is celebrated. Monday
This state is the official birthplace of Memorial Day. New York
The month Memorial Day falls in. May
Memorial Day originated from the ____ War. Civil
This was the only southern state willing to celebrate the first Memorial Day. Mississippi
This is often played at ceremonies on Memorial Day. Taps
Often decorated with flowers for Fallen Soldiers. Gravestones
The flag only stays at half staff until this time. Noon
In May of 2000 this President declared a National Moment of Remembrance at 3pm Central time. Clinton
Each year the 3rd U.S. Infantry places a small American flag before the gravestones and niches of service members buried at this National Cemetery. Arlington

Memorial Day Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ANTHEM
CEREMONY
FALLEN
FLAG
FLOWERS
FREEDOM
HEROES
HOLIDAY
HONOR
MAY
MEMORIAL
MONDAY
OBSERVANCE
PATRIOTIC
REMEMBRANCE
SACRIFICE
SALUTE
SOLDIERS
VETERANS
WAR

Patriotic Symbols Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

The White House
Washington
Vietnam Veterans
Uncle Sam
National Motto
National Folk Dance
National Colors
National Flower
Mount Rushmore
Lincoln Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
Iwo Jima Memorial
Golden Gate Bridge
Gateway Arch
Arlington
The Alamo
Star Spangled-Banner
The Pledge of Allegiance
Statue of Liberty
Liberty Bell
The Great Seal of the US
Bald Eagle
American Flag

Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The word in Spanish for a black animal people believe to be bad luck Gato
The word in Spanish for the subject of celebration on November 2 Muertos
The Aztec name for a yellow or orange flower that welcomes the dead Cempasuchil
The Spanish word for skeleton Esqueleto
A place to put offerings for the dead Altar
A colorful food that is placed on an altar for decoration Fruit
A decorated skull candy that honors loved ones, living and dead Sugar Skull
The name of a female skeleton created by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada Catrina
A name for a traditional Mexican garland created by cutting paper Papel Picado
The last name of a famous artist but also the name of another Latino tradition around Christmas Posada
The last name of a famous artist that often wore flowers on her head, similar to the ones found on an altar Kahlo
The author of House on Mango street that has an altar at the National Museum of American History Cisneros

Memorial Day Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

What day is Memorial Day observed? the last Monday in May
What was the former name for Memorial Day? Decoration Day
What would you expect to see flying? American flags
What southern state first celebrated Memorial Day? Mississippi
What northern state was the first to observe Memorial Day? New York
In which city is the official birthplace of Memorial Day? Waterloo
Memorial Day was originally meant to honor... soldiers from the Civil War
Where did the first Memorial Day celebration take place? Arlington National Cemetary
What flower is the symbol of Memorial Day? the poppy
What time is the national moment of remembrance? 3:00 p.m.
What year did Memorial Day become an official National Holiday? 1971
The original Memorial Day was May 30th of what year? 1868

Memorial Day word search

Type
Word Search
Description

fallen
heroes
salute
flags
fun
games
family
travel
veterans
respect
solemn
banner
red-white-blue
celebrate
fireworks
patriotic
no school
sunny
vacation
flag
cookout
soldier
picnic
parade

Memorial Day Wordsearch

Type
Word Search
Description

WORLD WARS
AMBERLEY VETERANS
UNKNOWN SOLDIER
TRIBUTE
SOLDIER
SERVICE
SALUTE
RESPECT
REMEMBRANCE
OBSERVANCE
MONUMENT
MILITARY
MEMORIAL DAY
MEDAL
KOREAN WAR
HONOR
HEROES
GRATITUDE
FREEDOM
FLOWERS
FLAG
DIGNITY
DESERT STORM
DECORATION DAY
COUNTRY
COMMEMORATE
CIVIL WAR
CEREMONY
CEMETARY
ACKNOWLEDGE

Veteran's Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The symbolic flower for Veteran's Day Poppy
A military sign of respect Salute
The original name for Veteran's day ArmisticeDay
The President that made Veteran's Day a holiday Eisenhower
The state where the Arlington Cemetery is located Virginia
Is an abbreviation for Women's Army Corps WAC
This artist sang the song "God Bless America" IrvingBerlin
The number of presidents who are veterans ThirtyOne
To think of someone or something Remember
The number of stars on the flag when Veteran's Day was initiated FourtyEight
The highest and most prestigious personal military decoration MedalofHonor
Body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea Marine
Conducts military operations at sea Navy
Troops equipped for fighting on land Army
Conducts military operations in air AirForce
Enforces the maritime law and protects life and property at sea CostGuard

Special Arrangements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

__________ ________ is probably the busiest week in a floral shop. Valentine's Day
Father's Day is celebrated on the _______ Sunday of June. third
The ______ _______ revolves around special occasions in people's lives. floral industry
In addition to floral arrangements made for _______ decoration, floral arrangements can be created for the ________ as well. Indoor, outdoor
There are lots of different _______ and _____ of different dried flowers available. colors,quality
Wheat is a symbol of ___ and good fortune. harvest
With new _______ techniques, dried flowers have become quite durable. preservation
Angel vine can act as a frog, or ______ holder, to hold flowers in place in a vase. flower
Most of the industry calls ______ flowers silk flowers. permanent
The really nice, expensive flowers are ____ painted. hand
One of the problems with fresh Christmas greens are they do not hold up too well in ____ or warm conditions. dry
Since there is such a high demand for ____ roses around the holidays, the price does go up. red
_______ is a rounded look, fairly flush and tight with a parallel surface with a uniform look and no variation in depth. pave
Always ____ your vase first. green
Be sure to ___ out the roses in your vase. pan
Roses in ____ will live longer than those in water. foam
Easter is in the ____ and the date changes every year. spring
Specialty picks are small _____ items used for specific holidays or occasions. novelty
Easter is best known for the Easter Lily, ________ ___________. Lilium Longiflorum
Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated over an ____ week. whole
Instead of always using roses in bud vases, we like to use other flowers such as _____ ______. gerbera daisies
I used _____ as my filler flower. heather
I am going to stair step design down in the process of making a ________. triangle
These bud vases last sometimes even ___ weeks or more. two
This is a ____ arrangement, made to look good all the way around. circular
Monochromatic is the use of only one ____ or hue in different shades. color
Mono-botanical is the use of only one type of _____. flower
Corsages have always been popular for ______ Day Mother's
If I am doing a silk arrangement, I would use ______ Styrofoam. dry
Most people like to see ___, _____, and ____ in Memorial Day arrangements. redwhiteblue
This is a nice alternative to a ____ silk arrangement as it lays flat on the grave. standing
Father's Day can be fun as things are a little different and more ____. masculine
Green trick is a member of the ____ family. dianthus
In this arrangement, we dyed the water _____. It is a great way to mix up your normal supplies. green
The fresh pumpkin has been sprayed with a _____ _____. clearcoat
Traditionally, Hanukkah arrangements are _____ and white. blue
Christmas goes on for several _____ for many retail floral shops. weeks
For homes, we do a lot of ____ and silk arrangements. permanent
_______ are the most traditional holiday plant. Poinsettias
We are very careful about what we send to a hospital, especially if someone has an ______ to flowers. allergy

Holidays Around The World Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In Pakistan, boys celebrate the first day of spring in the Muslim calendar with exciting kite-fighting contests. Basanth
For this Hindu spring festival, people dress in green. Children then squirt each other with water pistols filled with yellow- or red-colored liquid Holi
In Thailand, a special three-day water festival on April 13-15 marks Songkran, the Buddhists' celebration of the new year. Songkran
On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. People attend church and also enjoy different Easter customs. Easter
Jewish Holiday Passover
To celebrate the return of spring, children in England dance around tall poles decorated with ribbons, called maypoles. Their dancing wraps the ribbons tightly around the pole. May Day
The sun continues to shine long after midnight in Scandinavia Midsummer Day
Japanese people keep the memory of their ancestors alive with a festival held during the summer called... O-Bon
During this holy time, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar year, Muslims do not eat, drink, or smoke from sunrise to sunset for an entire month Ramadan
On November 1 — called Día de los Muertos — Mexicans remember their loved ones who have died by visiting them and having a meal right in the graveyard. Day of the Dead
For eight days each November or December, Jews light a special candleholder called a menorah. They do it to remember an ancient miracle in which one day's worth of oil burned for eight days in their temple. Hanukkah
People celebrate this Christian holiday by going to church, giving gifts, and sharing the day with their families. Christmas
which means "First Fruits," is based on ancient African harvest festivals and celebrates ideals such as family life and unity. Kwanzaa

Veterans Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Veterans Day was originated as ________________________ _______. (2 words no spaces) Armistice Day
Veterans Day should not be confused with ______________ _______ (2 words-no spaces). Memorial Day
In 1954 President __________________ officially changed the name. Eisenhower
It is celebrated on ___________________ 11th. November
There are about 23.2 ________________ military veterans in the U.S. million
Which bill was passed by Congress in 1968? (3 words no spaces) Uniform Holidays Bill
President _____________ returned Veterans Day back to November 11th. Ford
Veterans Day originated on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of ______________ _____________ I. (2 words no spaces) World War
Canada celebrates __________________ __________. (2 words no spaces.) Remembrance Day
_______ million veterans served in peacetime. six
1.8 million veterans are _____________. women
2.8 million veterans served during the ______________ ______. (2 words no spaces) Korean War