Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Bingo Bottles Veteran's Day Craft


We are a proud military family and love supporting our troops and veterans!  Our kids have been to a dozen or more send offs and welcome homes and enough military funerals to know freedom isn't free.  

For this Veteran's Day we made a Bingo Bottle Poppy Craft to show our support and appreciation to Military Veterans.  I love arts and crafts, but with 6 kids the mess can sometimes be overwhelming.  That why I love painting with these Bingo Bottles (similar to Do-A-Dot Markers).  

If you are braver than I, you can easily do this craft with fingerprints as well.

The girls made five red dots in a circle and our older boys put a green dot in the middle to make the poppy flower.  We gave our 2 year old ample paper to make a "poppy field" on.  After reading Flander's Field we wrote a little poem on each of the cards.

"I have a little poppy,
As red as red can be,
To show that I remember
Those who fought to make me free."

To all of our Veteran's, Happy Veteran's Day!


You may also be interested in what we did several years ago: 
M is for Military

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