Common Veterans Day activities for grades kindergarten through fifth involve writing poems about the holiday, analyzing historical photographs of veterans and learning informative songs about the holiday. The National Education Association offers many grade-appropriate lesson plans to help teachers celebrate and share information about Veterans Day.
The National Education Association recommends Veterans Day crossword puzzles for junior high school students. These students can also complete reading comprehension activities that illustrate important concepts about the holiday. Students can view Winslow Homer's "The Veteran in a New Field" painting and engage in discussion as well as analysis that is appropriate for the grade level of the class.