Remembrance Day in Canada

Hi Everyone! Next Sunday is Remembrance Day in Canada.
I always read the following books. They’re perfectly suited for young children. The pictures are beautiful and the content very gentle.



A Poppy Is to Remember is a favourite. It leads to lots of discussions.


What Does Peace Feel Like? by Vladimir Radunsky explores the 5 senses of peace. It’s quite an unusual, but effective, way of looking at peace.



Can You Say Peace? by Karen Katz is a great book to read after What Does Peace Feel Like? Each page features a child from a different part of the world. The text follows this pattern: “Kenji lives in Japan. Kenji says heiwa (hey-way)” etc.



You can grab the above booklet from Primary Success. It’s a freebie and all you have to do is join their mailing list and ask for it.

2015 Update!! I also have a poetry Remembrance Day booklet I just finished.

Have a great week!


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6 thoughts on “Remembrance Day in Canada

  1. We are doing peace activities this week. My favourite book is Todd Parr's The Peace Book. I have had What Does Peace Feel Like on my Chapters wish list for a couple of years. Should I take the plunge and buy it or try and be organized enough to get it from the library? I want to see your peace craft…

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  2. We are doing peace activities this week too! I have all three of the books you mentioned, as well as The Peace Book that Sandi mentioned above! We made poppy wreaths today and are doing some peace writing tomorrow! Have a lovely week, Barbara! 🙂

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