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. Kids can colour in this picture while noticing and discussing the similarities with our royal celebrations today (flags, bunting, televised processions) and, of course, the differences (clothes, formality, size of screen!)
Watching the Queen's Coronation Colouring Page
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.
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...