Inspiring Kids: Poppy Craft in Honor of Memorial Day

Our children carry the legacy of those who have been lost. They are the future and the hope for our great nation and their knowledge and reverence will ensure the great sacrifices of military members who gave their all will not be forgotten. 

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An easy conversation opener to discuss Memorial Day and the importance of remembering those who have died is this poppy coloring sheet or for older kids an origami poppy project.


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You can also dedicate a #PoppyInMemory online by visiting USAA’s virtual poppy wall. After you share your memory of a fallen service member with a poppy, explore other stories and dedications to those who died in military service.

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Looking for more?

-Here is last years craft and instructional video.


-Tips from Army veteran Chad Storlie on How to Make Memorial Day Family Focused and Meaningful 

- More ways to pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of our fallen military heroes.


How do you talk to your children about Memorial Day? We would love to hear other ways you help instill the importance of Memorial Day.