Use Flag Worksheets to Teach About History
Each country in the world and each state in the United States has its own flag. Use flag worksheets to introduce students to new countries and to educate them about our 50 states.
Use flags during social studies lessons to teach about specific countries making the country more accessible using flag worksheets.
Flags are fun symbols of countries that can help kids learn so many things:
- Shapes on flags
- Colors on flags
- History and information about countries and the 50 U.S. states
- Parts of flags
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Old Glory - Display a flag of your own
Flag Worksheets for Preschoolers
Coloring Pages, Crafts, and Worksheets
For young children, coloring is fun and it can be educational too. Use flag coloring pages to explain the flag information on the coloring page. Then provide a little information to make coloring fun, such as telling them that the biggest area on the flag is a certain color. Let them choose the right crayon then they can color that part of the flag coloring page.
Provide more information about the flag so they can finish coloring the entire picture.
Some coloring pages or flag worksheets have letters that children can trace to practice writing letters of the alphabet. Be sure to use all of the learning opportunities on each worksheet.
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Flag Worksheets to Supplement Learning
Preschool Flag Worksheets and More
These links offer more kids activities all about flags and patriotism. Help students understand the United States, even from a young age.
- 4th of July and summer preschool and kindergarten activities
4th of July activities and decorations, recipes, printables, crafts, lessons, and games for preschool and kindergarten teachers, day cares providers, and parents.
Patriotic alphabet letters with flags in each letter to download and print.
Numbers to download and print. Each number has a flag in the number. Kids learn numbers while coloring the numbers red, white, and blue.
- Find the Great Seal
Find the Great Seal in this fun easy maze.
- Holidays Preschool Activities and Crafts
Holidays theme preschool activities, crafts, lesson plans and coloring pages suitable for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten.
- Printable Flag Day Worksheets | Alphabetical Order Challenge Worksheet
Interactive printable Flag Day worksheet - place these Flag Day words in alphabetical order challenge. Vocabulary words included in the word bank are: badge, canton, halyard, fold, hoist, arms, standard, colors, coat, fly, field, mullet, estoile, sal
- U.S. Flag Coloring Page | Worksheet | Education.com
This simple color-by-number page teaches kids to recognize the United States flag.
- Stars and Stripes | Worksheet | Education.com
Bring out your inner patriot with a fun tracing worksheet, all about the stars and stripes! Your little writer will build fine motor skills and letter recognition.
Flag Books for Kids
Flag Worksheets for Older Children
School-age students will be able to handle more challenging flag worksheets. Make the lessons about history fun with some flag worksheets that can be incorporated in other lessons, such as using the Flag Day acrostic poem worksheet in Language Arts class.
Study the history of flags, and then let students sew their own flag.
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Flag Worksheets to Download - Check out these links for even more flag fun.
- World Flags - EnchantedLearning.com
World Flags: A collection of flag printouts, and activities for students.
- KidZone Geography
Free printable worksheets and facts for preschool, kindergarten and early grade school geography lessons. A link to each state's flag is provided here plus information to make complete lessons when studying states.
- Pinwheel Craft - Enchanted Learning Software
A simple-to-make Pinwheel made from paper, a pencil, and a push pin.
- Flags Of The World
Devoted to the study of flags. Here you can view more than 45,000 pages of flags and over 85,000 flag images.
- USA and State Flag/Quiz Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
USA and State Flag/Quiz Printouts.
- Flag Day Worksheets
Americans observe Flag Day on June 14th. Celebrate the holiday with Flag Day worksheets, including including coloring pages, word searches, word scrambles, writing prompts, and more.
- USA Map With States Names Coloring Page
USA Map With States Names Printable Coloring Page, free to download and print
- Make a Color-by-Letter Flag: Vietnam | Worksheet | Education.com
Increase your first grader's recognition of the Vietnamese Flag and boost her alphabet skills with just one fun worksheet!
- Make a Color-by-Letter Flag: Korea | Worksheet | Education.com
This fun worksheet boost a number of your kindergartner's skills by getting him to identify letters in order to complete the Korean flag coloring activity.
- Chinese Flag Coloring PAge | Worksheet | Education.com
Would your child recognize China's flag if she saw it? She sure will after she completes this fun coloring page!
- World Flags Coloring Page: Philippines | Worksheet | Education.com
This World Flags coloring page will give your kindergartner practice coloring, identifying letters, and recognizing the national flag of the Philippines!
All About the American Flag - And Flags from Other Countries
These links from usflag.org provide a good amount of information about the American flag as well as state information.
From the usflag.org Web site: "Find answers to common and uncommon questions about the United States Flag and its evolution. Information on Flag etiquette and the U.S. Flag Code. Patriotic poems, hymns, and essays."
Books About Flags
Holidays Where the Flag is Front and Center
Learn about Flag Day, the Fourth of July, and More
Some American holidays are all about our flag. Here are a few of the common "flag" holidays:
Memorial Day: Celebrated the last Monday of May each year, also known as Decoration Day. Memorial Day is set aside to honor the members of the armed forces who have given their lives for their country.
Flag Day: Celebrated June 14. Flag Day is a national day of remembrance to honor the American flag.
Independence Day: Celebrated July 4. Independence Day celebrates the United States of America's independence.
Labor Day: Celebrated the first Monday in September each year. Labor Day honors America's working class.
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