Remembrance Day Poppy Craft for kids at family lifestyle blog
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Remembrance Day Poppy Craft

Now November is here it’s time for us all to take a few moments to sit back and take the time to remember and honour those who served for our country. With the Remembrance Day coming up, it’s time for us all to think about our family and cherish the people we love, as well as thinking about those who fought for us.

Luke has asked “what’s that?” a few times when seeing poppies clipped onto coats and jackets. Although he’s currently too young really understand, we have had a few little talks about the subject.

I really love that Cbeebies show their special little animation around this time of year too. If you’re struggling to find a way to talk about the subject to your children, I’d recommend showing them this Remembrance Day clip – it’s only 2 minutes long.

Remembrance Day Poppy Craft

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  This is the perfect craft for children of all ages. It’s big and bold, but also simple and easy to set up, whether you’re at home or in a childcare environment.

This paper plate Poppy craft was very simple to make, you just need:

How To Make A Paper Plate Remembrance Poppy

Simply cut sections out of the sides of the paper plates to create the classic poppy shape.

Paint the entire paper plate with red paint.

Once the paint has dried, paint the centre of the poppy with black paint.

If you want to create the leaf too:

Once all that’s dry, cut out the green paper into the shape of a poppy leaf, or alternatively paint a piece of paper green and then cut the lead shape out from that. Glue all together and you’re done.

This was a really lovely morning activity to do that was straight forward and fun. Please leave a link in the comment to any of your poppy or remembrance day related crafts as I’d love to check them out.  Alternatively, you can tweet me!

Remembrance Day Poppy Craft for kids at family lifestyle blog

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Rachael is a 31 year old mum to 10 year old Luke and 5 year old Oscar. She lives in England and writes about family life, crafts, recipes, parenting wins(and fails), as well as travel, days out, fashion and living the frugal lifestyle.

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