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My State Flag

My State Flag
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Identify state flag.

20 minutes
36 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • Printout of State Flag (1 per student)
  • Markers and crayons (Assorted colors)
  • Child scissors
  • Adult scissors
  • Clear tape
  • Pencils or straws (1 per child)
  • Colored and finished flag example to show kids


  1. Review the concept of a state being a smaller part of a large country. Review what state students live in.
  2. Show kids a colored example of the state flag. Discuss the different elements of the flag.
  3. Have kids color flag with markers and crayons using finished flag as an example.
  4. Cut out flag. Older kids can cut the flag out using safety scissors. Adults should cut out flags for younger kids.
  5. Roll left edge of flag around pencil or straw end and secure with tape.

Developmental skills