5 Flags and why we have them

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Description

Ask the beavers if they know what flags are and why we have them?
then explain why
Get the beavers to draw 5 flags of there chosen countries
tell them some fun facts

Resources

Prepare pictures for each chosen country - e.g France, Italy, China. Print and cut out pictures from internet of country flag

computer/phone to show them videos

colouring pens/pencils
paper

Instructions

Ask the beavers if they know what flags are and why we have them?
Then explain why-

why do countries have flags?
Flags show that we belong to a community, organisation or nation and that we share beliefs, goals, rules and regulations
flags are a national symbols, every country has got a specific flag as their national symbol
first flag flown in the 18th century to tell others that we own a piece of land and we rule over the people and land

Get the beavers to draw 5 flags of there chosen countries

Tell them some fun facts-

Germany has 25000 castle
Zugspitze- highest mountain in Germany

Iceland has more than 20 active volcanoes largest is called Vatnajokull
you can spot the northern lights between November and March (show them a video)

Tags

  • countries
  • flag

Badge Links

  • International - Flags