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Alabama Coloring Pages
Free coloring pages all about Alabama
Looking for a great way to teach your children about Alabama without boring them to death and without costing you any money? Teachers, are you looking for a fun way to get your students to interact with each other while learning geography and art without costing the school any money...except for the paper you'll need to print the coloring pages on? Well you've come to the right place!
Here is where you can get FREE coloring pages all about the great state of Alabama! You children and students will have the ability to learn about things such as the: Alabama state flag, Alabama state bird, Alabama state tree, and Alabama state flower.
My wife has a BS in early childhood/elementary education, so with her help I will give you suggestions on activities that can be done with these resources to allow your children and students to have fun and become knowledgeable at the same time!
Alabama and it's capital
The link above will take you to a coloring page which can be used to learn Alabama's shape, the spelling of the states name, and the name of Alabama's capital city and it's spelling.
Tip1: Have your child or student(s) trace the shape of the state on another sheet of paper and then have them write the name and capital on the new sheet without looking at the original.
Did you know Alabama's capital is Montgomery?
Montgomery was the first capital of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.
It's population as of the 2000 census was 201,568.
It is the 2nd most populus city in the state.
Alabama the Beautiful
Ahh...The good ol' blank Alabama outline! There are so many possibilities of what can be done with this.
Tip 1: Have you child or student(s) label as many things about Alabama as they can think of. (i.e. state bird, state tree, state flower, main crops grown, capital, major cities, historic landmarks, etc.)
Tip 2: Separate your students into groups and have each person in the group name something special about the state. This could be anything they feel is special or facts about Alabama such as the ones stated above. This is a good way for the students to interact and learn about each other as well as Alabama.
Tip 3: Have your students draw on the state. This could be pictures of crops grown in the state, animals prevalent in the state, major lakes and rivers, or historic landmarks and monuments.
Alabama State Flag Coloring Sheet
Here is a coloring sheet of the Alabama State flag. Right click on the picture and choose print picture.
About Alabama's State flag
This page is just as it says...a picture of the Alabama state flag. Use this to teach your child or student(s) about the history of the state flag and the colors that make it up.
Did you know the Alabama state flag was adopted in 1895?
The red cross in the flag is call the "cross of St. Andrew".
Do you see the similarities between it and the battle flag of the Southern Confederate States?
Buy an odd book about Alabama on Amazon
Want to learn quirky, weird things about the GREAT state of Alabama? Well, look no further! Here it is, a book all about the odd, weird, and quirky people, places, and things from Alabama. I bet the research for this book didn't take a long time! You will learn many things that you have always wanted to know and plenty of things you wish you could un-learn! Take a chance and see what this book has to offer.
The Alabama state bird is the Yellowhammer. The Yellowhammers actual name is the common flicker.
This page is a great opportunity to teach the color yellow to your child or students. All the bright yellow on this bird will be sure to grab their attention. Here is a great website that will tell you all you care to know about the yellowhammer.
How did Alabama become the Yellowhammer state?
Back in the Civil War, a company from Huntsville came riding into Kentucky wearing new uniforms adorned with flashy yellow fabric. One of the kentucky soldiers yelled out "yellowhammer, yellowhammer, flicker, flicker! After that they became know as the yellowhammers and eventually every troop from Alabama became know as the yellowhammers.
Y is for Yellowhammer
Y is for Yellowhammer is an amazing book! What a great opportunity to purchase this book to keep in your library. Whether it is at home or in your classroom, this book is a must have. It will help teach your children and/or students about the amazing state of Alabama!
Camellia: Alabama's State Flower - Coloring Page
Here is a coloring page of the Alabama state flower. Righ click on the picture and choose print picture.
Alabama State Flower: Camellia
Here is another golden opportunity to teach color! This beautiful flower is full of color and is sure to put a smile on many little faces.
Tip 1: Allow your child or students to color this page as they see fit, then give them another one and tell them to color it how the real flower looks. This gives them the opportunity to use their creative side for a little while.
State Flower Facts
Did you know that the camellia was not the fist state flower?
The first state flower, the goldenrod, was named Alabama state flower in 1927!
The camellia came to be the state flower in 1959.
Alabama State Tree: Southern Longleaf Pine
The state tree of Alabama is the southern longleaf pine. Use this page to teach about the longleaf pine and all its many shapes. The trunk is a cylinder. The pine cones are, well...cones. The tree as a whole can have a triangle type shape. There are many possibilities to learn history, geography, and geometry with this wonderful tree!
Tip 1: Have your child or student(s) color the tree and add in pine cones.
Tip 2: Have your child or student(s) write down as many shapes as they can see in the tree.
Up until 1997 the Alabama State tree had been the Southern Pine. Since there are many different types of southern pine the Alabama legislature voted to adopted the Southern Longleaf Pine as the official Alabama state tree.
U.S. Outlined States coloring page
This coloring page of all the states in the USA creates a great oppportunity to teach the locations of the states on the map.
Tip 1: Have each child study the shape of Alabama and then have them find it on this page. Have them then color in the state. Then ask them to try to name the states that border Alabama.
Alabama became a state in 1819.
Alabama was the 22nd state to gain statehood in the United States.
Buy USA puzzles on Amazon
Here is your chance to purchase some amazing puzzles of the US for your classroom or home. Your children and students will absolutely love these puzzles. Puzzles give kids an opportunity to show their smarts by completing the puzzles. As they put a piece in you can have them tell you a little bit about each state! Have fun with it!
Here in the south we like to sit on the front porch, drink some sweet tea, and tell stories to our friends. Come on in and join the party. Let me know what you think, or share an Alabama story you have. If you don't have an Alabama story, any story will do. Thanks for stoppin' by!