Top 10 Country And World Flags Coloring Pages For Your Toddler

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The national flag is a symbol of pride for its citizens. It symbolizes a country and its beliefs and values. A country projects its philosophies and attitude to the rest of the world through the flag. National flags also have a complex meaning ingrained into their designs. The colors and the symbols of the flag have specific meanings associated with the culture and tradition of the country.

Top 10 World Flags Coloring Pages

Flags are usually taught to children in the primary school. However, kids often face difficulty in remembering the flags for longer time. Coloring sheets are an excellent way to familiarize the children with the flags of different countries. This way they will also remember the flags for a long time. Here are ten printable world flags to color with their significance. The sheets can be printed and stored for future reference.

1. India Flag:

Indian flag, also known as tiranga, is a horizontal, rectangular flag in deep saffron, white and green color, with Asoka Chakra in the middle. The flag presents its philosophies and perspective through the three colors- saffron, white and green. Saffron symbolizes courage, white symbolizes peace and green symbolizes prosperity.

2. United Kingdom Flag:

The United Kingdom flag is a fine expression of university and diversity. The flag represents the union of different countries – England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. England is represented by red St. George’s cross, Scotland is represented by white St. Andrew’s cross and Northern Ireland is represented by the red St. Patrick’s cross.

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3. China Flag:

The flag of China is red with five stars placed on the left hand corner of the flag. The large star on the flag of China symbolizes the Communist Party of China and the four small stars symbolize the social class of Chinese people. The red shade of the flag represents the blood of the martyrs who sacrifice their lives during the revolution. Their bloodshed led to a political change in the country.

4. Czech Republic Flag:

The national flag of the Czech Republic is same as the former Czechoslovakia. After the dissolution, the Czech Republic retained their flag, while Czechoslovakia adopted a new flat. The Czech Republic flag is made of two equal, horizontal red and white bands. The blue wedge was added later to distinguish the flag from Polish flag. The white color represents peace and honest nature of the inhabitants, red represents valour and courage and blue symbolizes truth and loyalty.

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5. Australia Flag:

The Australian national flag features a Union Jack with striking stars and crosses. The three crosses represent the ideas and principles flowing from the British heritage while the constellations of the Southern Cross indicate the geographical location in the southern hemisphere. The seven pointed star, represent the six Australian states and one territory.

6. French Flag:

The French flag, also known as Le Tricolore, was adopted on 15th February 1794. It features three vertical bands of equal width in blue, white and red color. Red, white and blue color represents liberty, equality and fraternity- the main ideals of the French revolution.

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7. Germany Flag:

Black, gold and red flag have represented Germany since the medieval times, but became official in 1949. The shades also represent the 19th century martyrs who fought for the country in the Napoleonic wars. The black shade symbolizes servitude, red depicts the bloody battles and gold signifies the light of freedom.

8. United States of America Flag:

Also referred to as the “Stars and Stripes”, the American flag features 13 stripes and 50 stars. The stripes represent the original colonies and the stars represent the justice, vigilance and perseverance. The flag is red, white and blue color.

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9. Canada Flag:

The Canadian national flag is also known as the Maple Leaf Flag. It consists of a red field and white square in the centre with a red maple leaf in the middle of the square. The maple leaf was included during the World War 1. The maple leaf symbolizes peace, unity and tolerance. The red color represents Canada as a former colony of England, while white refers to its historical connection with France.

10. New Zealand Flag:

The Union Jack at the top right of the flag symbolizes New Zealand as a former British colony. The New Zealand flag, just like the Australian flag, depicts Southern Cross Constellation that can only be seen from the Southern hemisphere. The flag is a symbol of the realm, the government and the people of New Zealand.

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Remember; do not allow the kids to “free color” the flag. They need to be taught the use of proper colors for the flag. Make sure you write the name of the country alongside the flag to memorize it. Also, do not place the flag upside down, as it is considered offensive.

Your kid will definitely have fun and learn while coloring these free printable world flags coloring pages online. Do write in to us and share your experiences?

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