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National Symbols Worksheets

All states countries and nations in the world have their own unique set of national symbols. These can be verbal (songs), visual (flags) designed to represent and unify people through shared goals, values and history. These symbols occupy pride of place during celebrations of historical or patriotic events.

We also have loads of printable National Symbols activities, online Social Studies worksheets and fun Social Studies activities for all grades and ages. Check them out!

National Symbols Worksheets

More about National Symbols

National symbols are important because they are our link with a common past and remind us of our heritage. They are often displayed during important events – in the Olympic medal ceremony, for instance, athletes wear the representative colors of their country as their national anthem plays in the background.

Some common national symbols include flags, coat-of-arms, the Father of the Nation or Founding Fathers, national colors and national emblems.

The National Symbols of America

Here are some quick facts about some of the most popular American national symbols:

The Liberty Bell

  • Weighs 2000 pounds
  • Was cast in London in 1752
  • Housed in Independence Hall, Philadelphia

Statue of Liberty

  • Gifted by France to the United States in 1886
  • Is now recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and liberty
  • Located in the New York harbor

The National Flag

  • The flag is popularly known as the ‘Stars and the Stripes’
  • The stripes represent the original 13 colonies that gained independence from Great Britain
  • The stars symbolize the lofty goals of mankind

Teaching Value of these Printable National Symbols worksheets

  • These introduce your child to national landmarks, symbols and monuments and the values or events they represent.
  • Your child learns about important historical documents and the histories of national symbols and landmarks.
  • He understands the importance of civic values, cherished national ideals and participation in the classroom, community and civic life.

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