St Lucia

Find out about the beautiful volcanic Caribbean island of St Lucia, and enjoy our St Lucia flag printables.

Volcanic mountain - Piton - by the sea in St Lucia
Volcanic mountain - Piton - by the sea in St Lucia

Learn About St Lucia

  • The tropical island nation of St Lucia is in the Lesser Antilles, between the Atlantic and Caribbean seas.
  • Two volcanic mountains named the Pitons dominate the island. St Lucia has the only drive-in volcano in the world at Sulphur Springs, where tourists can have mud baths.
  • A French pirate named Francois le Clerc, nickednamed Wooden Leg, once attacked Spanish ships from his base here.
  • The first successful European settlers were French, who vied with the British to control the sugar cane plantations for 150 years.
  • The green and blue St Lucian Amazon parrot, called the Jacquot, became endangered due to deforestation and hurricanes. It is now  protected and is the national bird of St Lucia.
  • Tropical fruits such as green figs, bananas and mangos abound in the fertile soil. In the capital Castries there is an old market where spices, fish and fruit are sold. St Lucia is famous for exporting bananas.
  • Two famous St Lucians, the poet Derek Walcott and the economist Sir Arthur Lewis, have both been awarded Nobel prizes, which is impressive for small country of 175,000 people.
  • St Lucia has been Independent since 1979.

The St Lucia Flag

Flag of St Lucia

The St Lucia flag has a blue background which stands for the Caribbean Sea, and white, yellow and black triangles representing the island's famous twin volcanic peaks (the Pitons). The flag of St. Lucia was officially adopted on March 1, 1967. 


St Lucia Resources

A Day In Saint Lucia Diary

A Day In Saint Lucia Diary

What do you think life is like on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia? Do a little research then write about a typical day.

Culture In Saint Lucia

Culture In Saint Lucia

The culture of St Lucia blends English, French and African heritage. Can you find out more about it and fill in the boxes on this worksheet?

Saint Lucia Coat Of Arms Worksheet

Saint Lucia Coat Of Arms Worksheet

Can the children find out what type of birds are included on the Saint Lucia coat of arms, and some other information too? And they can have a go at designing their own coat of arms on Worksheet 2...

Saint Lucia Picture Gallery

Saint Lucia Picture Gallery

Grab some pens or crayons and draw 5 pictures of things you might see in Saint Lucia inside the frames on this fun picture gallery.

Saint Lucia Postcard 1

Saint Lucia Postcard 1

What do you think a holiday in Saint Lucia would be like? Do some research, then write a postcard for a friend back home.

Saint Lucia Postcard 2

Saint Lucia Postcard 2

Grab some pens or crayons and draw a picture of Saint Lucia on the front of this postcard (and you can write on the back too). You could draw some scenery, or perhaps the national flag?

Saint Lucia Poster 2

Saint Lucia Poster 2

This poster clearly shows the unusual design of the Saint Lucia flag. The blue represents the Caribbean Sea, and the triangles represent the islands famous volcanic peaks.

Saint Lucia Story Paper

Saint Lucia Story Paper

Use this story paper with a beautiful harbour scene in Saint Lucia to spark some creative writing. Available in two versions: lined, and with handwriting lines.

Saint Lucia Tourist Leaflet

Saint Lucia Tourist Leaflet

Make your own tourist leaflet for Saint Lucia with this helpful printable. You could even set up your own pretend tourist information kiosk or travel agency!

Saint Lucia Travel Brochure Worksheet

Saint Lucia Travel Brochure Worksheet

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia certainly has lots to offer tourists, but can the children summarise the delights of this island on this travel brochure worksheet? 

St Lucia Booklet

St Lucia Booklet

We have lined and blank versions of our St Lucia booklet to chose from. Folding instructions can be found here

St Lucia Bookmarks

St Lucia Bookmarks

The colours on the St Lucia flag make these bookmarks feel pretty and summary. You can choose to print in colour or black and white to colour yourself.

St Lucia Flag Printable

St Lucia Flag Printable

If you are having a Caribbean themed party you will find five handy St Lucia flags to print on our downloadable pdf.

St Lucia National Flower Colouring Page

St Lucia National Flower Colouring Page

Colour in these pretty roses, the national flower for Saint Lucia.

Fun Fact: The rose was the winner of the Saint Lucia National Flower Competition in September 1985.

Wildlife Of Saint Lucia Worksheet

Wildlife Of Saint Lucia Worksheet

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia is exceptionally rich in animals and plants. Can the children write about some of them on our worksheet, or cut and paste some pictures perhaps?

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