Poppy Crafts

Today we have 19 easy poppy crafts for children of all ages! They are a great way to commemorate Veteran’s Day or Memorial Day, or just enjoy a day filled with simple craft projects. Go grab your craft supplies!

Image shows a compilation of different poppy crafts to commemorate Memorial Day. From Kids Activities Blog
We have 19 poppy crafts for the whole family!

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Favorite Poppy Art Crafts For Kids

Red poppies are one of my favorite flowers! Not only are they an important symbol of remembrance, but they are also so much fun to make. I love playful learning activities and I believe crafting is one of the easiest and most engaging ways to do it.

That’s why these poppy crafts are so perfect. We are sharing so many different ways to create poppy crafts for kids of all ages. Some are ideal for enhancing young kids’ fine motor skills, while others are an exciting art project for older children. We made sure to cover every age and skill level.

As a parent or teacher, you will love to know most of these crafts are made with supplies you already have or can easily get in a craft store. From coffee filters and cupcake liners to craft sticks and pipe cleaner, you’re guaranteed to have a special day.

Happy crafting!

Image shows a poppy wreath hanging on a door. Idea from Bugaboominirme
Let’s make a poppy wreath!

1. Memorial wreath made from paper napkins

If you’ve got red and yellow napkins, you already got most of the supplies to make this poppy wreath. From Bugaboo, Mini, Mr & Me.

Image shows a red poppy made with a coffee filter. Idea from JDaniels4smom
Get your coffee filters for this craft!

2. How to Make Coffee Filter Poppy

JDaniel4’s Mom shared how to make a coffee filter poppy, a great Veterans Day or Memorial Day poppy craft. Look how pretty it looks!

Image shows a kid's blouse with a red poppy craft. Idea from Mama Papa Bubba
This poppy craft is so easy to make

3. A Remembrance Day Poppy Hack for Kids

To make these Remembrance poppies you only need a poppy, two small identical magnets, a tiny embellishment of some sort, and some glue. From Mama Papa Bubba.

Image shows a red poppy craft from Carrots are Orange
We love how pretty this craft looks.

4. Easy Red Poppy Craft & Other Memorial Day Activities

This is a fun & easy Red Poppy Craft for Memorial Day and is perfect for little kids as it enhances fine-motor skills. From Carrots are Orange.

Image shows a poppy craft made with coffee filter. Idea from CBC
This craft is also a great way to learn about color blending.

5. Remembrance Day Craft: Coffee Filter Poppies

These red poppy crafts from CBC are easy to make and require only a few common household items such as coffee filters, a safety pin, and a pipe cleaner.

Image shows a fingerpaint poppy painting from Crafty Morning
A craft perfect for little artists!

6. Fingerprint Poppy Flower Craft for Kids

Make these fingerprint poppies for a Spring art project or Mother’s Day cards. You only need paint, white paper, and paintbrushes. From Crafty Morning.

Image shows a melted wax poppy craft from Mum in the Mad House
Display this wreath on your door!

7. Melted wax poppy craft, a Remembrance day activity

Mum in the Mad House shared a display of poppies to create a paper plate poppy wreath which is a great Remembrance Day activity for children.

Image shows a poppy cupcake liner craft from Mama Papa Bubba.
Make a beautiful poppy craft with cupcake liners.

8. Remembrance Day Poppy Wreath

This poppy wreath craft is easy enough for kids to make although it might require some adult assistance if they are too young. From Mama Papa Bubba.

Image shows a poppy craft made with paper and watercolors. Idea from Nurture Store
Make a handmade poppy field!

9. Poppy wreath Remembrance Day craft for children

Here’s an easy poppy craft that’s perfect for a Remembrance Day activity for children. Grab your favorite watercolor paints! From Nurture Store.

Image shows a poppy wreath craft from Sugar Spice and Glitter
Lovely poppy wreath craft for kids!

10. Tissue Paper Poppy Wreath

Let’s make a tissue paper poppy wreath! It’s a simple and straightforward craft that even the youngest of them can make, and the finished poppies can be used in so many different ways. From Sugar Spice and Glitter.

Image shows a little girl with a poppy hair pin on her hair. Idea from Mama Papa Bubba
What a lovely hairpin!

11. Poppy Hair Clip

Let’s make a quick and easy poppy hairpin craft out of red craft foam. It takes less than 5 minutes! From Mama Papa Bubba.

Image shows three poppy flower crafts made with paper. Idea from Sugar Spice and Glitter
You can make so many different things with these poppy crafts.

12. Paper Poppy Craft

These red poppy flowers can be used as a decor piece or transformed into pins to learn about the importance of Memorial Day. From Sugar Spice and Glitter.

Image shows a red poppy paper lantern for Remembrance Day, idea from Sunhats and Wellie Boots
Let’s make a pretty red poppy lantern.

13. DIY Poppy Lantern for Remembrance

Kids of all ages can make this red poppy lantern. Light it up as an act of remembrance during the evenings. From Sun Hats & Wellie Boots.

Image shows a red poppy craft made with egg carton. Idea from KinderArt
Let’s use some egg cartons for this project!

14. Poppies (Egg Cartons)

Kids can learn how to make poppies using egg cartons and paint. This art craft is perfect for younger kids and older kids alike. From Kinder Art.

Image shows 5 brooch poppy flower crafts. From LiveMaster
Don’t these brooches look so pretty?

15. Felt Brooch “Poppy”

These decorative brooches are so pretty and easy to make. Just follow the picture tutorial! From Live Master.

Let’s celebrate Anzac Day with a poppy paper craft.

16. Anzac Day poppy craft made from paper plates

These poppy crafts made from paper plates are easy enough for little kids to do, and are a great way to remember Anzac Day. From Laughing Kids Learn.

Image shows pinwheel poppy crafts from Mum in the madhouse
Let’s learn how to make pinwheel poppies!

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

Make a pinwheel poppy by following this simple tutorial from Mum in The Mad House, or you can many of them to create a poppy field.

Image shows a paracord poppy from Instructables
This paracord poppy would look great as home decor.

18. Paracord Poppy for Remembrance Day

This paracord poppy is more suitable for people with knotting experience, but the end result is so pretty and a good way to remember our heroes. From Instructables.

Image shows a poppy backdroup to take phtoos. Idea from The house that Lars built
Let’s take some nice photos!

19. DIY Paper Poppy Backdrop

This paper poppy backdrop is ideal for Memorial Day, but it would also make for a nice spring/summer project because it’s all about poppies! From The House that Lars Built.


Which poppy craft are you going to try first?

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