One of the most interesting aspects of social studies and geography classes is to explore cultures of the world. Here are free printable coloring pages of famous landmarks, building and points of interest from countries around the world. Students will love taking ‘tours’ of different countries with these interactive, hands on lessons social studies lessons.
Our trip around the world begins in London, England (click here). Activity Village has free printable coloring pages of London, England, including the London Eye, London Bridge, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and the changing of the guard, a Beefeater, Big Ben, a London cab and a double-decker bus.
Close to England is the lovely country of Scotland. Click here for over a dozen free printable coloring pages from Scotland for St. Andrew’s Day. You can print a whimsical Lock Ness Monster, teddy bears in kilts and more serious pictures of Scotland’s flag, a Scottish kilt, a boy in traditional Scots costume with bagpipes, a map of Scotland, a picture of the poet Robert Burns and several animals native and plants native to Scotland.
Next port of call is Paris, France (click here): You can print and color pictures of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre Museum.
Next is a trip way down south to South Africa. Click here for free printable pictures of Table Mountain and Soccer City, home of the 2010 FIFA World Cup games.
Next we cross the ocean for a visit to the United States.
Click here for free printable coloring pages from New York City, including the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Staten Island.
Click here for a free printable coloring page of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Click here for several free printable coloring pages from the capitol of the United States, Washington D.C.
Click here for free printable national landmarks from around the United States including Mt. Rushmore, the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls (though most of the falls are in Canada). Click here for a free printable United States natural resource map, featuring famous exports and products grown in each state.
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