It’s sometimes hard to talk to kids about heavy topics, and war is one of them. Getting the family together to make a Remembrance Day craft is a good way to bring up the subject in a safe way that children can understand.
Get out finger paints and have them make a poppy with their thumbs. It’s something younger kids can do, but the whole family can get involved and add their own fingerprints – And because it’s made with paper, you can easily mail it to relatives who are currently serving.
This guide from the Royal Canadian Legion is intended for teachers but it can also be used for homeschool, Family Home Evening or other family activity.