51 Remembrance Day Poppy Craft Ideas

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Remembrance Day isn’t one of those big holidays that the kids get excited about but that doesn’t mean it’s not important and worth drawing attention to the day. Our visit to Pearl Harbor a few years ago brought a better understanding to my kids why remembering is important. I know I shared a few poppy crafts before but I felt this was a holiday worthy of a longer 51 Craft Ideas list. Plus I even share a two crafts we did at home.

This past Halloween my youngest daughter collected pumpkin seeds while we carved our Jack-o-Lanterns. The hope was to make roasted pumpkin seeds but events from Halloween had me a little preoccupied. Still we had these seeds so we incorporated them into our own poppy craft.

1. Pumpkin Seed Poppies

51 Poppy Craft Ideas Pumpkin Seeds

After washing and drying the seeds, we used the Melissa & Doug poster paint from our Painting with Kids post I did for their blog earlier this year. This craft is easy and covers my kids’ favourite activity, painting. Simply paint one side of the seeds, no worry about being neat. Once dry just draw the poppy’s center on a piece of paper with a black marker and place four glue dots around the marker center to adhere the pumpkin seeds. Sure poppy petals are not as long at the pumpkin seeds but you get the general idea. With enough seeds you can make a whole field of poppies.

2. Freeform Poppies

51 Poppy Craft Ideas Pumpkin Seeds Painting1

While we were working on this project, my daughter pointed out how the paper we painted on looked like flowers too. Using a black marker we grouped four circles together for the petals and coloured a black center. This is another great task for kids to do. The freeform style means the poppies can look rough and that’s just fine. So two poppy crafts from one project and not wasted material. Not bad.

If you looking for additional inspiration I’ve collected 49 additional poppy craft ideas:

3. Crepe Paper Poppy Garland, Domestic Goddesque

4. Flanders Field Poppy Scene, Artsonia

5. Newsprint Poppies, That Artist Woman

6. Poppy Snack, Meet the Dubiens

7. Remembrance Day Wreath, Mama Papa Bubba

8. 3-Dimensional Poppies, A Bit of This and That

9. Easy Poppy Hair Clip, Mama Papa Bubba

10. Georgia O’Keefe Inspired Poppy Painting, Dream, Draw, Create

11. Paper Poppy, A Little Hut

12. Coffee Filter Poppy, Small For Big

13. Flanders Field Poppy Landscape, Housing a Forest

14. Poppy Flower, Playful Learning

15. Popsicle Stick Poppies, Domesticated Momma

16. Poppy Cookies, Sweet Sugar Belle

17. Potato Print Poppy, Sunhats and Wellieboots

18. Poppy Collage, Artisan des Arts

19. Melted Crayon Poppies, The Mad House

20. Cork Painting Poppy, J Daniel 4’s Mom

21. Cupcake Liner Poppies, Pumpkin Patch Kids Blog

22. Poppy Landscape, Art Room with a View

23. Paper Mosaic Poppy, Carrots are Orange

24. Poppy Art, Kids Artist

25. Printable Remembrance Day Bookmark, Kindergarten Lessons

26. Large Paper Plate Poppy, Activity Village

27. Crochet a Poppy Flower, The Art of Crafts

28. Cut Out Poppies, Craft in Home

29. Poppy Pinwheel, Craft Caravan

30. Tissue Paper Poppy Magnets, This Heart of Mine

31. Felt Poppy Brooch, Yvonne Byatts Family Fun

32. Wet Coffee Filter Poppy, Parent Club

33 Paper Poppies, Alexandra’s Wishes

34. Poppy Cupcakes, Baking Mad

35. 5-Minute Pinless Poppy Wristlet, Quill and Curio

36. Clay Poppies, That Artist Woman

37. Flanders Field Poppies, Momstown.ca

38. Mixed Media Poppies, Sandra’s Savvy Teaching Tips

39. Poppy Dot-to-Dot Printable, Big Activities

40. Watercolour Poppies, Artisan des Arts

41. Egg Carton Poppy Wreath, No Time for Flashcards

42. Tissue Paper Poppy Badges, A Thrifty Mum

43. Remembrance Day Easy Poppy Cookies, Life at the Zoo

44. Remembrance Day Paper Lantern, DLTK Holidays

45. Button Collage Poppy, Domestic Goddesque

46. Poppy Bracelet DIY, Flax and Twine

47. Easy Stitch Felt Poppy, Owl and Toadstool

48. Poppy Cross, Sunday School Crafts

49. Layered Felt Poppy, Layers of Learning

50. Giant Georgia O’keefe Poppies, Painted Paper in the Art Room

51. Origami Poppy, Orland

You can also find a few other Remembrance Day ideas shared on our site.

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