Pinwheel Poppies - A Remembrance, Armistice or Veteran's day activity - Mum In The Madhouse- Mum In The Madhouse

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

Pinwheel Poppies - A Remembrance, Armistice or Veteran's day activity - Mum In The Madhouse- Mum In The Madhouse

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.

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.

Both 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 called is November 11…

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

Both 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 called is November 11…

A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.

A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.

Amazing tattoo as tribute to our nation's fallen heroes.

Kiwi war veteran's ANZAC tattoo is a social media hit around the globe

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.

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.

Remembrance day, when I was a kid, the veterans used to sell poppies, I never realized the significance of it till now.

Remembrance day, when I was a kid, the veterans used to sell poppies, I never realized the significance of it till now.

The much loved Tony Hart (1925 – 2009) was an English artist and children's television presenter. He was an officer in a Gurkha regiment but became famous for being a children's presenter and artist on television shows such as Vision On, Playbox, Take Hart and Hartbeat, often accompanied by Morph. He also created the Blue Peter ship logo.

The much loved Tony Hart (1925 – 2009) was an English artist and children's television presenter. He was an officer in a Gurkha regiment but became famous for being a children's presenter and artist on television shows such as Vision On, Playbox, Take Hart and Hartbeat, often accompanied by Morph. He also created the Blue Peter ship logo.

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