The reason poppies are used to remember those who have given their lives in battle is because they are the flowers which grew on the battlefields after World War One ended. Ever since then, they have come to be a symbol of remembering not just those who gave their lives in World War One, but all those who have served and died on behalf of their country. 1. Have a friend take a of your hands. 2. Use the creative tools to create a poppy in your hands. You can use the tool, tool or the tool to create. 3. Use the to share a message of gratitude and love to a veteran.