Each year we mark Remembrance Day by doing an activity with the children, this gives us an important opportunity to open up a discussion with the children about the relevance of Poppy day and why we remember.
Remembrance Day Poppy Activities
Remembrance Day is an important day to explain the significance of why we wear poppies. It’s an ideal time to do some simple crafting with the children to open up some conversation about why we remember. Here are a few ideas you could try…
Not many words are needed for this post… The kids simply used marker pens to decorate empty milk cartons, filled them with water and placed them on top of strings of battery operated fairy lights. We headed to the beach as the sun went down. We reminded the children of the significance. We specifically remembered Johnny.