Scroll to read the history of this flag or just click on this flag history link.
I look little....but I PRINT
Click the printer icon with the crayon cursor for a high quality
large coloring page. You may print in black and white or after you've colored
the artwork. See instructions for more
Printable American Flag Coloring Pages - Flag Day Fun
The 13 star flag was adopted June 14, 1777. Evidence suggests that the design was created by Francis Hopkinson.
There are 13 stripes - 7 red and 6 white that represent the original 13 colonies. There are 13 white 5-pointed stars on a field of blue in the upper left corner. The stars are arranged in 5 rows with alternating 3 and 2 stars each.
This was the official U.S. flag for 18 years. The only President to serve under this flag was George Washington (1789 - 1797).
Each star represents a state in the Union. The order in which they became a state is listed below:
to use our fun interactive American Flag coloring pages:
Click on one of the colors in the color palette to
choose a color.
With your selected color, click on a part of a picture
to fill it with that color.
You may change your colors as often as you like.
When you are happy with your coloring, you may print
out your picture by clicking on the printer icon on the
coloring page (Says "Full Page Print"). Only your artwork
with sentence will print - advertisements, directions,
and color palette will not print. Graphics print crisply
If you wish to color your page offline, hit the printer
icon on the coloring page BEFORE filling in any colors.
If you already started to color online, you can color
the parts white or hit refresh to get just the outline.
These American flag coloring
pages make great mouse practice activities for younger
children but can also be used with older children beginning
to learn how to read. If the child is unable to read the
sentence that goes with the American flag coloring page, have them click on each word
to hear the sentence. This activity reinforces reading
skills. Check out our additional ideas
on how to use our Flag Day coloring pages for reading