Grandparents Day Craft Activities for Children

Author: Marliese | Subject: Grandparents & family

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Article excerpt: Of all the special days that have been included in the yearly calendar, many of which are fuelled by commercialism, few could deny grandparents the right to a special day of their own.  Grandparents Day, celebrated on the first Sunday following Labor Day, was inaugurated in the US in 1978 by President Carter following representations made to him by Marian McQuade of West Virginia provides an opportunity for children of all ages to celebrate the contribution that grandparents make to their young lives. The original concept of grandparent’s day was to provide company for elderly people living on their own and in homes, whilst at the same time helping children to appreciate that these elderly people still have an important role to play in their lives.