Enjoy our printable flag coloring pages and see an explanation of the different countries below the coloring pages. Some countries have the same pattern on their flags so it's fun to know which ones are which!
Are you from the USA? Love the Stars and Stripes! Get out the red, white, and blue to color Old Glory. Canada? England? Two of these are just for you! See more info below these pictures.
I find that studying history and geography together helps children understand both better. The more visual the details, the better. Most children love coloring the flag of the country or state they're studying.
It's also nice to point to a map or the globe and trace the story's journey over the map. If you want history to become easy to remember print our history timeline template on card stock for kids to keep through high school. Awesome memory aid!
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Here's a realistic printable American flag with a whimsical printable flag with fireworks. Boys and girls love to march in a marching band with the flag. Happy Fourth of July! Keep all the patriotic holidays with these treasures: Memorial Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day and of course Flag Day. May God bless the USA!
Again, think red, white, and blue!
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Kids love coloring a picture of Betsy Ross and the flag. Here's a picture of a flag girl, too. Remember to choose red and white for the stripes and a blue field under white stars.
I love these printable flags from Canada and Great Britain! The Canadian flag is red and white and England's flag is red, white, and blue.
It helps to plan which printables to use and when.
At-A-Glance has my favorite academic planner for making lesson plans. Each day is like a list of things to do. Not finished today? Draw an arrow to tomorrow.
Also, I love that it covers more than a year and I can see the whole week "at a glance". It makes a great gift, too. You can buy it at any time of the year at Amazon.
Since many countries use the tricolor triband format I've researched a few for which you can use a plain flag to color the particular country's flag.
It is more interesting to color flags when you know something about them. You can add to these notes with ideas that are specific to the areas that you are studying with these printable flags.
It is so fun to see that there are many countries that use what's called the triband form for their flags. I found several countries and the colors are mentioned from left to right:
There are many other more local tricolor flags.
These have three vertical bands of solid color that are each about one-third the field of the flag. There are others that have an extra symbol, especially in the center.
Some countries have three bands but only use two colors as with:
Add the silhouette of a maple leaf and you have the flag of Canada. Remember to use red on the left and right with a white center.
The flags for several countries have the bands or stripes run horizontally and use three colors as with:
These countries have a triband that is evenly spaced, but only use two colors:
Add symbols and you can create many other kinds of flags.
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