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Creative ideas for Celebrating ANZAC day at home

April 11, 2020

ANZAC Biscuits

Is there anything better than the smell of freshly baked ANZAC biscuits straight from the oven? Baking is such a fun way to bring the whole family together. The little ones will love helping measure and add ingredients, mix it all together and roll the dough out ready to go into the oven. 

Follow the link below for an easy to follow, mouth watering ANZAC biscuit recipe:

https://www.bestrecipes.com.au/recipes/quick-easy-anzac-biscuits-recipe/jloz2cs4

 

ANZAC Wreath

Get in touch with your artistic side this ANZAC day by creating a handmade wreath to hang on the front door. For a full list of materials and instructions to make your very own wreath like the one pictured above follow the link below: 

https://www.weekendnotes.com/kids-craft-make-an-anzac-day-wreath/

 

Hand-Made Poppies

Poppies have become a symbol of war remembrance all over the world. On ANZAC day people wear poppies to remember those who died at war as well as those who served and continue to serve for their country. This ANZAC day will be different to all those is the past as we cannot gather to pay our respects in the way we have become accustomed but you can still show your respect by making poppies at home and hanging them in your front garden. There are endless ideas and tutorials online to follow using materials you can find around the house. For a creative way to turn an old egg carton into a bunch of beautiful poppies follow the link below:

https://kinderart.com/art-lessons/seasons/poppies-egg-cartons/

 

Decorate Your Plate

Whoever said don't play with your food has never seen this super cute ANZAC day snack idea. Use you munchkins favourite red treat such as strawberries, cherry tomatoes, raspberries or even red M&M's to create the poppy petals. Your kids will love it!

 

Silhouette Art

Silhouette art is a great activity for kids of all ages. Break out the paints, crayons, coloured pencils or water colours and let your imagination run wild. Get your kids to colour a plain white piece of paper however their heart desires. Print out a silhouette template and cut it out. All that is left to do is stick it on to your now beautifully coloured piece of paper to complete your masterpiece. A simple yet very effective way to decorate your home for ANZAC day.

Follow the link below for some silhouette templates: https://www.shutterstock.com/search/anzac+silhouette