It’s Remembrance Day in Canada today and it’s a great time to remind children why and what we are remembering today. I remember reciting the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ every single Remembrance Day when I was a kid and now it’s a poem that I can share with my kids. I made them a field full of poppy flowers for a snack while I shared the poem with them. They happily munched away while I explained the significance of this day. This snack was really easy to make and only takes 2 ingredients! Here are the instructions…
What you’ll need
1 stalk of celery
4 fresh strawberries
a sharp kitchen knife
1. Grab your stalk of celery and your knife and slice about 15 thin slices off your celery stalk. Place these thin pieces on a plate to cover the ground.
2. With the remaining celery, slice very thin slices that will become the poppy stems. Place these on your plate.
3. Take your strawberries and using your knife, slice the strawberries into thin slices. Arrange these thin slices into poppy shapes on your plate. I used 3 strawberry slices per flower.
This snack is a great way to approach the subject of Remembrance Day with your kids and it’s really easy to make! Enjoy!