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 That's the Sovereign's Sceptre, originally made for King Charles II's coronation, and handed to new monarchs on their coronations ever since.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 colouring page to print for the kids. We also have a "younger" version of the sceptre to colour in, here.
Sceptre Colouring Page 1
Here's a colouring page of Windsor Castle to print. The Queen's favourite royal weekend residence, Windsor Castle is also the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world! Originally built in the 11th Century it has been used as a royal palace since the reign of Henry I.
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.
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.