Saturday, September 11, 2010

FREEBIE for Teachers: Take a Veteran to School Day Wristbands

Veteran's Day is on November 11th and teachers can get a jump start on celebrating our national heroes. The History Channel in conjunction with is offering 30 FREE wristbands. You'll want to get your orders in early before they run out, plus you need time to get them in good old snail mail! Support the vets!

Take a Veteran to School Day is a national program developed by the HISTORY Channel to link veterans with students. Schools and communities invite veterans of all backgrounds to share their stories and receive thanks for their years of service. Teachers, register your Take a Vet to School Day event today and we'll send you 30 free Take a Veteran to School Day wristbands while supplies last. Click here to register!

Launched in 2007, thousands of schools nationwide have participated in Take a Veteran to School Day. From single class visits to all-school assemblies, these events provide a way for students to learn more about the history of Veterans Day and about the experiences of veterans from all backgrounds and walks of life. Inviting veterans to share their stories connects generations while helping our young people learn about the past. View and download the resources on this site to get started organizing your event! The How-To Guide in the Teacher Resources section is a great starting point. Questions? Email us at

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