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Preschoolers at Koraes Elementary School in Palos Hills salute veterans on Veterans Day. (Supplied photos)

Preschoolers at Koraes Elementary School in Palos Hills salute veterans on Veterans Day. (Supplied photos)

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Preschoolers honor veterans at Koraes School

From staff reports

Preschoolers in the 4-year-old classroom at Koraes Elementary School in Palos Hills did an art project last week in honor of Veterans Day.

The teacher, Mrs. Sonia, started the lesson with, “Today is Veterans Day and we are going to do an art project to honor the veterans.”

Before she could get any farther, a student asked, “What is Veterans Day?”

Mrs. Sonia went on to explain that veterans were people who have protected us all these years and who have helped us here in America.

The children decided to paint the American Flag with their handprints, to show that they care.

One of the children said, “I live in America.” Another said, “I know the American Flag!”

The students first painted the blue in the corner and as that dried, each student got their turn to put their handprint on the flag.

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