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Pinwheel Poppies – A Remembrance, Armistice or Veteran’s day activity

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest StumbleUpon YummlyBoth my boys take part in the annual remembrance parade as Cubs and this year it is the 100 anniversary of the start of World War One. This has really captured the boys imagination, so we made Poppy Pinwheels. Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Veteran’s Day as it is sometimes more »

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Remembrance: The First Poppy Day

Remembrance or "Poppy Day" is Great Britain's day of remembrance for its WWI veterans. The practice of wearing poppies takes its origin from the poem, “In Flanders Fields, 1915” written by Lieut. Col. John McCrae. He was a member of the first Canada contingent and died in France in 1918 after four years of service on the western front.

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