Kids love ripping, scrunching and sticking so this is a fun activity for all ages - and it helps children to learn the flag, and looks great, too!
A collection of flag crafts that you can enjoy with the kids, either in a classroom or group setting or at home. They are suitable for patriotic occasions, sporting events, learning about the world, or just for fun! In each of the crafts below we have used a particular flag, but of course you can adapt many of the crafts for any flag. Our flag printables and flag colouring pages may be useful as templates or for inspiration.
You'll need lots of red beads to make our China flag fuse bead pattern. It would make a nice project for Chinese New Year. We have a printable pattern to download perfect for the classroom or group activities. Ideas for using fuse beads here.
Here's a fun, hands-on way to learn about and remember the Chinese Flag. Using a collage technique makes the flag nicely textural, but of course you could simply use red paper or card and stick the gold stars on.
You can use our printable flags to make bunting to decorate your house, school or classroom for sporting events, national holidays or other patriotic celebrations. There are many ideas below..
This flag handprint wreath makes an excellent group project for international days or sporting events such as the Olympic Games - and it makes a stunning wall or table decoration too!
Every royal occasion needs crowns - and these Union flag versions are stunning! To make them Shelly's kids used an interesting tracing technique...
Take advantage of a glorious summer day to combine a craft and outdoor activity in one! And if the sun isn't shining, you could always use the bath tub!
Celebrate St Andrew's Day with this patriotic flag collage! This craft can be adapted for any simple flag, and the kids will enjoy scrunching up the tissue paper and gluing it on.
Make a lovely textural St George's Day flag with some tissue paper scrunching and sticking - great fun! Of course you can adapt this craft for any simple flag, as long as you can get the right colours of tissue paper.
Have a go at this stained glass Union Flag or Union Jack with the kids! It's perfect for displaying in the window during a patriotic occasion!
Children can make this patriotic Stars And Stripes window flag to decorate the house ready for 4th of July. It looks really pretty with the sun shining through it! Younger children will need help with the cutting.