Military Families: Activities for Military Children


Deployment/Military Family

  • H is For Honor - Devin Scillian
  • Hero Dad - Melinda Hardin
  • Hero Mom - Melinda Hardin
  • Lily Hates Goodbyes by Jerilyn Marler
  • Night Catch - Brenda Ehrmantraut
  • Love, Lizzy: Letters to a Military Mom - Lisa Tucker McElroy
  • When My Dad Comes Home - Guadalupe Espinoz Vela
  • The Impossible Patriotism Project - Linda Skeers

Fostering Coping Skills

  • Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes - Eric Litwin
  • A Good Day - Kevin Henkes
  • Who Moved My Cheese? for Kids - Spencer Johnson, MD and Christian Johnson
  • Green Eggs and Ham - Dr. Seuss
  • A House for Hermit Crab - Eric Carle

Managing Feelings

  • Angry Octopus - Lori Lite
  • Wemberly Worried - Kevin Henkes


  • The Invisible String - Patrice Karst
  • Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You - Nancy Tillman
  • I Miss You Every Day - Simms Taback

Crafts (pdf)
Activities To Help Grow Resilient Kids!

Coloring Activities

Print the PDFs below for quick and easy patriotic coloring books/sheets for your child.

Additional Resources