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Trooper Bert Main and Songster (the oldest horse to serve in WW1) in France 1915. Photo © Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum (This image is licensed under Creative Commons BY NC SA)

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from Mum In The Madhouse

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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Awesome memorial combines science with history. For people who don't remember this from history class, that "11/11" is November 11, 1918 when WWI ended, know as Armistice Day.

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from Tenerife Blogs : It's all a matter of perspective

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

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from Mum In The Madhouse

11 more Poppy crafts for Remembrance Day

11 more Poppy crafts for Remembrance Day. Remember the fallen with these fab kids poppy craft, which are perfect for remembrance day, memorial day and Armistice day.

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