8 ways to pin your Remembrance Day poppy

Keeping your poppy pinned to your coat or shirt can be a challenge, as Ottawa Morning host Robyn Bresnahan shared Thursday. Here are ways to help keep that poppy on.

Robyn Bresnahan, host of CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning, asks for help keeping her poppy on

There are creative ways to make sure your poppy does not fall off. Twitter provided eight examples for Robyn Bresnahan, host of CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Keeping the Remembrance Day poppy pinned to your coat or shirt can be a challenge, as experienced by Robyn Bresnahan, host of CBC Radio's Ottawa Morning.

Her frustration resonated with others, too.

Twitter provided eight ways to solve the dilemma.

1. Push the pin back.

2. Use clay or Play-Doh.

3. Use a Canada pin.

4. Use tape.

5. Use backs of earrings.

6. Use eraser from lead pencil.

7. Replace poppy with poppy pin.

8. Replace the poppy with a poppy sticker.

The Royal Canadian Legion also has the poppy sticker, which can be helpful for many elementary schools. ((Robin Rowland/CBC))
In the end, having to buy multiple poppies might not be the worst thing as one person points out.


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