Let’s learn what the different parts of the American flag represent with these fun and educational American flag coloring pages. Download the American flag coloring page, grab your red and blue crayons to honor the American flag.
The American flag represents the identity and long history of the United States. To find out more about this important patriotic symbol in a fun way, download and print our free American flag print kit, which includes two coloring pages.
The Kids Activities Blog coloring pages have been downloaded over 100,000 times in the last year or two alone!
Free coloring page of the American flag to print out
The American flag is extremely important because it represents the history and culture of the United States. Children can use these coloring pages to learn more about our history in a fun way. Let’s start with what each element of the flag means:
- The 13 Stripes: There are seven red stripes and six white stripes that represent the original thirteen colonies that made up America.
- The 50 Stars: The flag has 50 stars that represent each state in the United States of America.
- The colors: red stands for resilience and bravery, white stands for purity and innocence and blue stands for perseverance and justice.
Now is an educational, yet fun way to teach kids what the American flag means – and you get free coloring pages too. Yay!
Now let’s see what materials you will need to color in these pictures:
This article contains affiliate links.
ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FOR AMERICAN FLAG MARS LEAVES
This coloring page is designed for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 “by 11”.
Betsy Ross flag coloring page
Our first American flag coloring page includes two versions of the American flag: the current version with the 50 stars and an early design called the Betsy Ross flag. The distinctive feature of the Betsy Ross flag are the thirteen five-pointed stars in a circle that represent the 13 colonies that fought for independence during the American Revolution.
United States map for coloring
Our second free American Flag Coloring Page features a flag in the shape of the United States with the word “USA” in bold at the top. This coloring page is perfect for kids learning their ABCs!
Download and print free American flag coloring pages here:
Development advantages of coloring pages
Coloring pages may be just plain fun for us, but they also have some really cool perks for kids and adults:
- For children: The development of fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination develop through coloring in or painting pages. It also helps with learning patterns, color recognition, drawing structure, and a lot more!
- For adults: Relaxation, deep breathing, and low build creativity are enhanced with coloring pages.
More fun coloring pages and printable sheets from the Kids Activities Blog
Did you like our American flag coloring pages?