Grandparents Day: Did
you think this one might have roots in the ancient cultures? Nope. Like
Mother's Day and Father's Day, Grandparents Day is a modern
In 1978, President Carter proclaimed Grandparents
Day as a National Holiday, to be celebrated in September.
You might be
thinking - wait, didn't the ancient Chinese honor their ancestors? They
did! All of them. All the time.
This is different. Grandparents Day is the day we set
aside each year to remind ourselves of the importance of grandparents, and
it's a day for our grandparents to remember the importance of grandkids.
Grandparents Day is a two-way holiday, which makes it a perfect holiday for a
You may not have any living grandparents of your own -
not to worry. Anyone's grandparents will do. Grandparents Day is also a
holiday to honor our older generation. This generation has a great deal to
offer - knowledge, guidance, wisdom, laughter, and love. (And quite often,
History of Grandparents Day
- It's Grandparents Day!
Day at School
Day - Background, from Senior Living
Day activities, templates, printouts
Presentations in PowerPoint format for Grandparents Day