A day in Pakistan might be very different from a day in your own life. Can you research what it might be like and write a diary entry on this worksheet?
Discover a few interesting facts about the world's third largest country (by area) and enjoy our collection of Pakistan flag printables and Pakistan flag colouring page, below.
The mountain Nanga Parbat reflected in a pond at Fairy Meadows, Pakistan
A Little Geography...
- The Islamic Republic of Islam is in South Asia, bordering India to the east, Afghanistan to the west and north, and Iran and China in the southwest and northeast.
- Pakistan is not only the third largest country in the world by area, but the sixth largest by population - with a population of over 180 million.
- Pakistan's lands vary from snow-capped mountains to deserts and coastal wetlands. The climate varies from tropical to temperate, and as you can imagine the flora and fauna is very diverse.
- Islamabad is the capital, but Karachi, with a population of 13m, is the largest city.
Colourful local buses in Karachi, Pakistan
A Little History...
- The area that is now Pakistan was home to several ancient cultures and faiths and ruled by many empires over the centuries - lastly the British Empire.
- In 1947 Pakistan became an independent nation for Muslims, and in 1956 a new constitution declared it an Islamic Republic. Pakistan as we know it today came into being in 1971 when East Pakistan seceded and became Bangladesh.
And Some Interesting Facts...
- Pakistan translates as "land of the pure" in Urdu and Persian.
- Hockey is Pakistan's national sport and the national team has an impressive record. But cricket is the most popular sport across the country!
- One of the first serious PC viruses was created by two young Pakistani brothers in 1986.
- About half of the world's footballs are made in Pakistan!
The Pakistan Flag
The Pakistani flag features a crescent moon and a single star. The main green colour stands for the religion of Islam and the Muslims that live in Pakistan. The white vertical stripe on the left represents the religious minorities and their religions. The flag was officially adopted on 11th August 1947.
Our Pakistan Resources
Do some research on the climate of Pakistan, and write about it on this worksheet. Then fill in the weather app with the forecast in Pakistan today!
Have a go at designing a tourism poster for Pakistan, and remember to make it as eye-catching and interesting as you can!
A lot of the food from Pakistan looks very tasty! Can the children find out more and draw a typical meal too?
Look for similarities and differences between your own life and life in Pakistan and record them on this Venn diagram worksheet.
This worksheet asks the kids to focus on comparing life in Pakistan with their own life. How do things like food, school, hobbies and homes compare and contrast?
This geography worksheet encourages children to find out a number of facts about Pakistan and includes some location practice.
Do some research into the Pakistan national emblem and record what you find on this worksheet. You could also try designing your own emblem on worksheet 2 based on what you find out...
The fragrant Jasmine features on our national flower colouring page for Pakistan.
Fun Fact: The Jasmine flower releases its fragrance after sunset, and is often strongest towards a full moon.
The children can use this fun picture gallery to draw lots of lovely artwork or maybe cut and paste some photos of Pakistan.
Using the picture on the front for inspiration perhaps, write a postcard from Pakistan for someone back home.
This fun, printable template lets the children design then write their own postcard from Pakistan - a drawing and writing activity all in one!
The stunning photograph on this Pakistan story paper should spark some creative writing! Or use it to record information you've learned about Pakistan.
Print and fold this Pakistan tourist leaflet into 3, then write your own facts and information about the country inside.
This interesting worksheet asks the kids to write some content for a travel brochure for Pakistan, and they need to draw a picture to illustrate the text too.