skip to content

Flags

Summary

A project to look at the history of our flags and to design our own. You could use the flags as part of a Football World Cup project. Please join!

Age range
10 - 16
Language
English
Owner
Catherine Andy
Project stage
In progress
Last update
10 years ago
Rating
4.5 stars
Rate this project
Join this project

History of Flags

What are our flags made up from? What is the significance of the colours in our flag? What do the shapes signify?

flag_Palestine.png
Use the website above to find out about the symbolism of flags. Click on "symbolism" and browse the flags of the world and the colours and shapes they use, and find out the meanings behind them. Please upload the flag of your country with its meaning.
Unknown typeMy flag.docx 20.6 kB

Flags from Kuweit

this flag is a combination of three flagstries of the world. ; the flag of the UAE, the new world attraction, that of Malaysia the country i dream of visiting and that of the United Nations for all the support the organization has been affording to the coun

Get your pupils to design a flag by hand or use the website above. Once the flags are produced please upload the images and give reasons for your choices.

Step 1:
Answer the following questions:

    - Where is your home?
    - What other country has affected you?
    - Where have you dreamed of going?

 

 

Step 2:
You are then given the three flags of the countries chosen. You can click and drag elements of the three flags to create your own.
Step 3:
Once finished, save your flag and then upload it onto this page with an explanation for your choices.
flags.jpg
Example: Here is the flag I made with my three choices UK, Spain and India. by Catherine Andy

Students created Flags

India.jpg
Students are to make albums in which they shall paste and colour flags of their neighbouring countries and whom they they play cricket with (UK, Australia etc). An assignment shall be prepared to match the countries with their flags.

Hand painting - Pupils shall paint flags on each others hands.

We hope they shall develop a sense of identity and become aware of the wider world's nations,their flags and their symbolic significance.

forum iconUser forum

messages: 8 | pending: 0

Message Board

A place for messages

[ ]
Flags
12 years ago
Is that your creation Ksenija? Nice flag! Did you find creating and uploading it ok? from Catherine
[ ]
Creation of our flag
12 years ago
Hi, Catherine, YES, it's a great fun to create the flag and easy to upload! Great idea! Ksenija
[-]
Appreciation any?
12 years ago
Hi Friends I and my students are keenly waiting for your comments about our work. I womder if you find some time to do that. Thanks and regards Yogesh
[-]
Re: Appreciation any?
12 years ago
Yogesh, I have emailed you about the wonderful work you have uploaded. Maybe you didn't receive it?? Your students must have spent a great effort doing all these flags. I particularly like the flags on the hands. Maybe also you could take the time to comment on the flags my students have made? Regards Catherine
[ ]
Re: Appreciation any?
12 years ago
Dear Catherine Thanks a lot for your warm appreciation for the students' work. I shall be conveying it to them soon. Credit goes to the the team of the incharge of the project Ms Arti Sharma and her team too. We are shortly going to upload the kind of flag you suggested using the website to design them. Thanks Yogesh Singla
[ ]
Re: Appreciation any?
12 years ago
Dear Catherine Thanks a lot for your warm appreciation for the students' work. I shall be conveying it to them soon. Credit goes to the the team of the incharge of the project Ms Arti Sharma and her team too. We are shortly going to upload the kind of flag you suggested using the website to design them. Thanks Yogesh Singla
[-]
flags
12 years ago
Hi, cathi, I enjoy your project very much. Ilike hand pasted flags Lanka
[ ]
Re: flags
12 years ago
Dear Lanka Thanks for the your appreciation of the work.Can we hear more about you and your school.We are interested in sharing information on how we celebrate various festivals here in India. Yogesh Singla

Other Media