Poppies for the Wall of Valor Kit
Help join scouts and students across America pay tribute to those that lost their lives in WWII by creating RED poppies for the wall of valor and earn a remembrance patch.
DECORATE THE FREE POPPY FLOWERS INCLUDED IN THE KIT to earn the patch.
Kit for 1 Includes:
- Poppies for the Wall of Valor Patch
- Red poppy flower
- Full color 2-sided informational postcard
- Yellow Ribbon Bead
- Safety Pin
- Color your own Poppy Flowers Sheet
Your poppy will be on display at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in Savannah Georgia.
Simple Steps to earn your patch shown below and have your artistic poppy on display at the museum.
Who can make the poppies?
Students, children, scouts, adults, anyone that wants to contribute to this display.
Please be creative as you would like.
NO glitter is allowed. Glitter paint or glue is allowed if it doesn't flake off when dry
You can use paint, watercolors, colored pencils, or markers.
Make sure each flower is completed and cut out. It needs to be ready to hang on the wall when received.
Participants can place their first name and last initial on the back of the poppy.
Why red poppies?
The regions of the battlefield was a countryside of mud and dirt. Yet, after the war red poppies started sprouting up creating a field of flowers. In addition, red poppies has been used for many years to raise money for the veterans.
All poppies need to be mailed to the following address:
- Mighty Eighth Museum Education Department
P O Box 1992
Savannah, GA 31402