One of the biggest events of the 1950's was the coronation of Elizabeth II, when those people lucky enough to have a television invited friends, family and neighbours around to watch.
Queen Elizabeth II
Learn about Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II and enjoy this wonderful collection of crafts, colouring pages, worksheets, puzzles and printables with the kids!
God save our gracious Queen!
Long live our noble Queen!
God save the Queen!
Send her victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us,
God save the Queen!
Elizabeth Mary Alexandra, born in 1926, became Queen Elizabeth II in 1952 and is adored all around the world.
Elizabeth became "heir presumptive" at age 10 in 1936 when her uncle, Edward VIII, abdicated and her father became George VI. In 1947 she married Prince Philip and they had four children, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. She now has eight grandchildren, including Prince William and Prince Harry, and twelve great-grandchildren!
We have all sorts of printables for Queen Elizabeth that the kids can enjoy - including colouring pages, posters, notebooking pages and mini booklets, a fun fact-finding worksheet, a tutorial teaching children how to draw their own portrait of the Queen - and even some fun printables of her favourite dog, the corgi!
"Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust."
Queen Elizabeth II
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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022
Elizabeth became our queen on 6th February 1952 so 2022 marks 70 years of her reign. The United Kingdom and the Commonwealth will be celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee this summer, with all sorts of events planned to commemorate the service and dedication that our remarkable Queen has given us. In the UK, we will have an extended holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June. The celebrations will begin with Jubilee Beacons lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and British Overseas Territories and in all the capital cities of Commonwealth countries.
You can find our special Platinum Jubilee section here!
6th February 2022 marked the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth to the throne and in June 2022 we celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. What a wonderful service she has given this country and the Commonwealth!
As we celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, marking the 70th year of our Queen's reign, why not mark the occasion with a writing activity using this lovely frame, complete with corgis! We have blank, lined and handwriting lines to choose from.
Announce the accession of a new queen with this newspaper report! Children could use this together with our other newspaper report worksheets when learning about Queen Elizabeth II, or in her Platinum Jubilee year when she has served for 70 years on the throne.
Children can use this story paper for a creative writing activity. Perhaps they will write about a visit to the Queen on holiday?
There are lots of reasons to visit lovely Balmoral Castle - and the official website says you should allow plenty of time for a visit! Find out more about this historic building, then write your own tourist leaflet using our printable template.
Queen Victoria and Prince Albert paid £30,000 for full ownership of Balmoral Castle in 1852. What other facts can your children find out and record on our Balmoral Castle writing page?
Tourists from all over the world queue at the railings for a look at Buckingham Palace, the Queen's official London residence. Here's a simple Buckinghamam Palace colouring page for you to print and colour.
Here's a poster of Buckingham Palace, the official London residence of Queen Elizabeth II, for you to print and display.
A must-see event on any tour of London, kids can enjoy the Changing of the Guards with this colouring page even if they can't visit!
Immortalised by A. A Milne in his lovely poem, and one of the most popular tourist sites in London, the Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace draws crowds every morning. Use this story paper to make up a story, record a real visit, or write about what you see in the picture.
Queen Elizabeth II is a huge fan of corgis, so she'd probably love these cute corgi bookmarks as much as we do! Print onto some card and cut out carefully. You can laminate them too for extra durability.
Colour in a corgi! We thought it would be fun to offer a corgi colouring page as we all know that the Queen loves them and they can be used for any royal theme, the Queen's birthday, or just when you are looking for a colouring page of a dog for younger children.
Here's a fun printable lacing card featuring a lovely corgi which your children will love to lace or sew! Punch holes around the edges and either sew or lace with a shoelace or wool. Laminate for extra strength and if you wish to reuse.
Will the kids write a story about a royal corgi who lives with the queen - or perhaps use this story paper for some handwriting practise? We have a choice of handwriting or lined versions to suit all requirements.
Finish our picture of a cute Corgi using symmetry in this fun activity. The gridded worksheet is an easier task.
There's a very well-known royal lady who loves corgis and has a bunch of them at all times! I think you might enjoy our corgi activities - including this fun tracing page for little ones - for a royal theme, the Queen's birthday, or just because corgis are lovely dogs.
Corgis are of course the Queen's favourite dog! Write about this cute breed of pooch on our lovely writing page. We've got two versions to choose from below (colour, or black and white.
The Corgi is a very cute breed of dog originating from Wales. We've got three versions of this adorable corgi writing paper to choose from below, perfect for all your writing projects! You could even use this corgi writing paper to write a letter to the Queen...
This colouring page captures the excitement of June 1953 and Queen Elizabeth's coronation. Make sure to colour the Queen's coach in gold! Imagine watching this procession and cheering as she drove by!
Queen Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953, although she had become Queen in February 1952 on the death of her father. Use this newspaper report to research and write about the events of her coronation day.
We've based this royal crown colouring page on the Imperial State Crown, worn by Queen Elizabeth on special royal occasions.
Here's a colouring page of a royal crown for younger children. We've kept the details simple so it would also work well as the base for a collage, perhaps?
We have two versions of our Queen Elizabeth II notebooking page, one with a box for your child's own illustration or in which to stick a photo or other bits and pieces, and one lined throughout, more suitable for older children.
This simple lettered God Save the Queen colouring page will be fun for younger children, and can look extremely effective when complete, whether they choose royal purple colours, something completely different, or traditional red, white and blue.
Here's a fun printable activity for a royal theme - or for children who love dogs! Learn to draw a corgi by following the steps in this tutorial, then colour it in using our guidelines.
People come from all over the world to watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace! Now children can learn to draw their own Guard with our fun printable tutorial with step by step follow along instructions.
Have fun learning how to draw the Queen's home in London, Buckingham Palace, with our fun step by step tutorial for kids. Just print out and follow along.
Make yourself this postcard which shows the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in London. Make sure you colour the soldier's uniforms red, and their furry busby hats in black!
Copying out the National Anthem is a good way to learn it by heart, and improve handwriting at the same time. Here we have the words to the first familiar verse of "God save the Queen".
One of the highlights of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations will be the Queen's appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with other members of the royal family. Here's a lovely colouring page of Queen Elizabeth waving from the balcony...
These simple, printable Platinum Jubilee bookmarks are a nice little handout as a reminder of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee year and perfect for younger children. We've provided a backing design which you can print on the back of the bookmarks if you like.
These Platinum Jubilee colouring bookmarks have a bold royal purple border, but the children will need to colour in the number 70 (for a reign of 70 years) and, of course, the Queen! Get the kids to sign and date the back of the bookmarks then laminate it as a keepsake...
Here's another version of our Platinum Jubilee colouring bookmarks. These are simple black and white bookmarks that can be cut out quickly and distributed to children to colour in. It's always nice to get them to add their details and the date on the back.
This Platinum Jubilee colouring card would make an interesting writing project. Get the kids to colour it in then write a message of congratulations to the Queen on her Platinum Jubilee!
This Platinum Jubilee colouring card is perfect for older children to colour in. We've given the Queen a royal purple frame, which is the colour chosen by the palace for the Platinum Jubilee logo. Simply print and fold in half (the purple will show a little on the back of the card).
Here's a lovely Platinum Jubilee colouring page for older children, showing the Queen at various points throughout her reign.
This lovely Platinum Jubilee colouring page features a smiling portrait of the Queen, surrounded by a frame of royal purple and the dates of her 70-year reign so far - 1952 to 2022.
We all know that the Queen loves, and has had, many corgis. Just for fun we decided that we need a patriotic Platinum Jubilee corgi bookmark printable for this special 70 year reign celebration!
Here's something a little different! Colour in our royal corgi for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022! We've done the Union Flag for you...
Commemorate the remarkable 70-year reign of our Queen and her Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022 with this fun "royal corgi" poster!
Available in both English and Welsh versions, this colourful Platinum Jubilee flag printable is designed for A4 card or paper. Use borderless settings, or trim around the edges. Fold the flap on the left over a stick and wave away to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee!
Practise handwriting with the help of this Platinum Jubilee handwriting worksheet, which provides words and phrases that might be useful for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022, and beyond.
How many smaller words can you make out of the letters in Platinum Jubilee? Try this Platinum Jubilee puzzle on your own, or as a group, timed challenge!
This Platinum Jubilee newspaper report printable is one of 3 newspaper report worksheet sets which can be used independently or together - perhaps on a "compare and contrast" basis.
Here's a lovely, doodly, detailed colouring page for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of her reign. It's perfect for older children (and adults) to colour in.
Here's a Platinum Jubilee word search puzzle with a difference! There are only 3 words to find - Platinum, Jubilee and seventy - but then you need to count how many of each there are too. Fun for all ages!
Here's a Platinum Jubilee word search for your youngest children, with just 6 words hidden to find in the grid.
Available in both lower case and upper case versions, this Platinum Jubilee word search puzzle is a little challenging. Words can be horizontal, vertical and diagonal, but not backwards.
This is a challenging Platinum Jubilee word search puzzle, aimed at older children (and adults)! It's a big grid in which words can be found horizontally, vertically, diagonally - and backwards too.
String up some of our printable Platinum Jubilee Bunting - around the house, around the classroom, in the garden, along the street... and celebrate the Queen's 70 year Platinum Jubilee in style!
We have 4 acrostic poem printable pages with "Queen" as the theme, illustrated with a lovely image of the Queen herself, perfect for the official birthdays or other royal occasions.
On special occasions, the Queen and members of the Royal Family come out onto the balcony of Buckingham Palace to wave to the crowds below. We hope you enjoy this lovely Queen Elizabeth balcony appearance colouring page!
Print and fold our little booklet for Queen Elizabeth II, and fill it with facts, stories, drawings or thoughts. Once you've learned to fold our origami booklets you will find it is hard to stop, and we know many children who have built up quite a library!
Each member of the Royal Family has a cypher, rather like a monogram, using initials and often a crown. Here is the royal cypher of Queen Elizabeth II for the children to colour in.
Our second worksheet for the Queen, this one is aimed at slightly older children. The photo is one of the Palace's official Diamond Jubilee photos and it is quite special. Challenge the kids to fill out all the blanks and come up with some interesting facts about Her Majesty.
Here's a fun mask of Her Majesty the Queen, ready to print and cut out for some royal role play with the kids. It might also be fun to make a life-size display of the queen, cutting out and decorating a dress for the Queen to wear.
What would you talk about if you met the Queen? Can you find out an interest fact about her? These are just some of the questions on this fun printable worksheet about the Queen.
Early learners can use this worksheet for repeated finger tracing, to get used to the letter formations, with the help of our arrows. You could also laminate the worksheet and use it with a dry-wipe pen in the classroom. Perfect for royal occasions and the Queen's birthday!
Here's a fun handwriting worksheet for little ones, perfect for royal occasions, the Queen's Birthday, or just for fun anytime. Each line gives a little less help than the last.
Kids can make a special gold frame for a drawing of the Queen, complete with crown on the top of the frame. Very royal!
There are so many ways you could use our Queen template! It comes in 4 sizes, and is based on the very familiar silhouette of Queen Elizabeth II, seen on stamps and coins all over the world.
Especially for the Queen's birthday, this boggler puzzle contains at least one hidden word which will gain your child some extra points!
Many a child - and tourist - have tried to distract the Queen's Guard while on duty, and failed. And many have been amazed and impressed at their discipline and dedication. Here's a lovely colouring page of a proud Queen's Guard standing at attention for the kids to colour in.
This fun printable shows the main members of the Royal Family. We have updated it to include Meghan and Prince Louis.
Here's a fun way for the kids to learn how the Royal Family fit together! On the first page we provide cartoon images for the kids to cut out and stick into the correct places in the blank grid on the second page.
The Royal regalia, or crown jewels, are worn by the sovereign for the first time during the coronation ceremony, and thereafter at state occasions. Our colouring page shows not only one of the crowns, but an orb and sceptre.
Imagine a long rod of gold, encrusted with precious jewels and topped by a diamond cut from the largest diamond ever disocvered. That's the Sovereign's Sceptre, originally made for King Charles II's coronation, and handed to new monarchs on their coronations ever since.
Here's a simplified illustration of the Sovereign's Sceptre, part of the Crown Jewels and presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth on her coronation. It makes a perfect colouring page for younger children. We have a version for older kids here.
For all the most important Royal occasions, the Queen will ride in her wonderful golden state coach. Here's a craft that you can do with the kids, perfect for a royal theme. You might even want to draw a picture of the Queen, waving, and stick it onto one of the windows!
Cut out the Queen's crown, her sceptre, a very royal throne and an immaculate Queen's Guard on parade - perfect for your royal topic or perhaps the Queen's birthday celebrations.
Every king or queen needs a grand throne for royal occasions. Here's a lovely detailed colouring page of a very grand throne indeed for the kids to colour in. We have a simpler version for younger children here.
If I was a queen, this is exactly the sort of throne I would like to sit on - grand and imposing, but still very comfortable! What colour will it be? We have a more detailed throne colouring page for older kids here.
Although Elizabeth became Queen on 6th February 1952, she wasn't crowned until 2nd June 1953. Many people bought a television specially for the occasion, and lucky friends, family and neighbours were invited round to watch the coronation.
Here's a colouring page of Windsor Castle to print. The Queen's favourite royal weekend residence (and where she now lives almost permanently), Windsor Castle is also the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world!