Flags of the world: Japan
Flags of the world are often taught to our children in middle primary school. They learn briefly about the history of the country and what the flag and its colours represent. Learn a little bit about Japan and its flag with this colouring printable flag for kids.
What you need:
- computer with internet access
- coloured pencils or markers
Number of players:
Became official: 1999
Description: Japan is known as "the land of the rising sun"and the flag's red circle is said to represent the sun.
The flag was made official in 1870, but only as a merchant flag – flown only on ships but was finally formally recognised as the national flag of Japan in 1999.
Print your own Japanese flag to colour in. See the colours you need to use below.
Please note: The black outline on the printable is to represent the outline of the flag. The Japanese flag is white and red only.
- Thanks to our sister company Kidspot
for creating the printable flag template. Australia
Find more flags of the world colouring pages for kids:
- New Zealand flag
- Indonesian flag
- Brazilian flag
- United Kingdom flag
- American flag
- French flag
- Italian flag
- German flag
- Spanish flag
- Canadian flag
- Chinese flag