Poppy Art for Remembrance Day

Nov 3, 2015

Remembrance Day is November 11th in Canada. My kids are learning about the significance of Remembrance Day in school and are proudly wearing their poppies on their jackets. Here’s a fun Remembrance Day craft for kids that is inspired by the famous poem “In Flanders Fields the poppies blow.”

What You’ll Need

  • watercolour paper
  • watercolour paints
  • paint brush
  • black Buttons
  • red scrapbook papers cut into different shaped circles
  • glue
  • cup of water

How To Make It

1. Lay out some newspapers, or a large piece of cardboard and set up your craft.  Lay out your paper, paints, brushes and water.

2. Paint the watercolour paper with your watercolour paints.  We made a nice green field and a blue sky.  Add some green poppy stems.

3. Grab your red scrapbook papers and glue them onto the poppy stems going from largest to smallest.  Glue a black button in the middle of the poppy.

4. Allow your masterpiece to dry and proudly display!

Article Author Jill Dubien
Jill Dubien

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Jill Dubien is a working mom who loves to craft and cook with her kiddos in her spare time. She has an awesome and supportive husband and two wonderful kids—a six-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son. Before she had kids, Jill couldn’t cook much of anything except toast and cereal, and really despised being in the kitchen. People who know her personally find it extremely humorous that she is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of fun food.” Jill blogs at Meet the Dubiens, where she shares lots of fun foods and crafts for kids.