ANZAC Day Poppy | 3D Hanging Craft | Reading & Writing Activity | Wall Display


⭐ Looking for a fun and engaging ANZAC DAY 3D Poppy Craft with related historical reading and writing learning tasks. This set of low-prep activities are a respectful way for students to learn about ANZAC Day and commemorate our soldiers.


This resource can be used as a 3D Hanging CraftWall Display, or Flip Book for students of all years to engage with our Australian history!


Learning Focus:

  • Help students develop an understanding of this major historical event
  • Emphasize the importance of respect for those who have sacrificed their lives


Available in both Australian and New Zealand versions in this download!



Grade: Primary Years (1-6)


Note: Choose pages suited to your year level and ability.


There are 8 activities to choose from, while only 3 or 4 are needed to make the 3D poppy craft. There are 3 choices of spaced writing lines for the 2 written prompts; lower, middle or upper primary sized lines.



⭐ Preview PDF & Video:

For a clear look at all the activity pages, I recommend looking at the PDF preview!



⭐ Product Includes:

8 Poppy Activities for students to complete as a class:


  • Poppy colouring cover page – colour or print onto red card.


  • ANZAC Day passage – fill-in-the-gaps cloze activity with answers


  • Writing prompt 1 – “Why do we commemorate ANZAC Day?”


  • Writing prompt 2 – “On ANZAC Day we…?”


  • ANZAC acronym page – Plus answers


  • ‘Lest We Forget’ page – to help students understand the importance of remembering the sacrifices of soldiers.


  • In Flanders Fields’ poem – read and learn about the significance of the red poppy.


  • ANZAC Day information & images page – colour & B+W



⭐ Product Support Pages:

  • Resource information page
  • Resource ideas page (options for use)
  • 3D hanging poppy instructions
  • Example answers for writing tasks
  • Answer pages for close activity



⭐ Additional Details:

  • Aligned with Australian Curriculum Standards for HASS
  • Can be used in classrooms or home schooling
  • Printable and projectable on a whiteboard for students to view clearly



⭐ Example Uses for This Resource:

Here is a list of possible ways to use this resource in your classroom.


  • 3D poppy – choose 3-4 poppy templates and glue each half together. Add string to hang.


  • 2D wall display on red colour card backing.


  • Attach to the top of a paragraph of writing about ‘ANZAC DAY’.


  • Use as a two-way window display (back to back), add relevant words or mini poppies onto or around the poppy.


  • Attach to the top or bottom of an ‘ANZAC Day’ classroom poster that makes suggestions on how students can show respect on this day.


  • An ANZAC Day Flip Book – colour photocopy the blank poppy onto red card as a cover or back. Staple cut-out pages together as flip book.


  • Display around an ANZAC Day assembly or parade space on a bulletin board.



⭐ Australian Curriculum Standard Links for HASS in Year 5-6:


ACHASSK113 – Investigate the contribution made by ANZACs to the development of Australia’s identity and discuss the commemoration of significant events in Australia’s history.



ACHASSK199 – Examine the significance of World War I, including the Gallipoli campaign, and Australia’s involvement in the war and the conscription debate.

Sold By: Mrs Wills Primary Resources


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