7 Free Printable Asia Worksheets For Middle School

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Free printable Asia worksheets offer a fun way to explore the diverse continent of Asia, its geography, cultures, languages, and history.

Whether you’re a teacher looking to supplement your curriculum or a homeschooling parent aiming to broaden your child’s understanding of the world. These free worksheets are designed to cater to a wide range of educational needs.

By incorporating maps, word games, coloring pages, and research, they provide a comprehensive and interactive learning experience that can adapt to various age groups and learning styles.

In addition to reinforcing geographical knowledge, these free printable geography worksheets can spark curiosity about the rich traditions, landmarks, and ecosystems found across Asia.

From the towering Himalayas to the bustling streets of Tokyo. There’s a vast array of topics to dive into. Utilizing these resources can make learning about Asia an exciting adventure, paving the way for further research and discovery.

asia continent worksheets

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Fun facts about Asia for kids

Fun and interesting facts about Asia that kids might enjoy:

  1. The world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest, is located in Asia. It is located in the Himalayas and stands at a height of 29,029 feet.
  2. Asia is home to some of the world’s most fascinating animals, including pandas, tigers, elephants, and orangutans.
  3. The Great Wall of China is the longest in the world and stretches over 13,000 miles across China. It was built over 2,000 years ago to protect China from invaders.
  4. Asia is the birthplace of several martial arts, including karate, kung fu, and taekwondo.
  5. Japan is home to a unique style of animation known as anime. Many popular shows and movies, such as Pokemon and Studio Ghibli films, are anime.
  6. India is famous for its delicious food, including dishes like curry, naan bread, and samosas.
  7. The ancient city of Petra in Jordan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was named one of the Seven Wonders of the World. (I went about 25 years ago, and it truly was the most amazing thing I have ever seen.)
  8. Asia is home to several of the world’s largest and busiest cities, including Tokyo, Shanghai, and Mumbai.
  9. Indonesia is home to the world’s largest lizard, the Komodo dragon, which can grow up to 10 feet long!
  10. The first known use of paper was in China over 2,000 years ago. Paper was invented by a Chinese official named Cai Lun.

Map of Asia worksheet

We have included 50 countries in the Asia map, the United Nations only includes 48. The two extra countries we have included are:

  1. Taiwan. Taiwan is a self-governing democratic state that is not recognized as a sovereign state by the United Nations or some countries due to diplomatic reasons. It is instead recognized as a part of China by the United Nations.
  2. Palestine. Palestine is recognized by the United Nations as a non-member observer state, but it is not a full-member state. The status of Palestine is a contentious issue and is the subject of ongoing political debate and negotiations.

There are 2 different maps of the continent of Asia. One with the countries on the side to make it a little easier, and one with no country names.

The students can either color in the different countries or add the names to the correct country.

asia map worksheet

Have even more fun with the best geography board games.

Asia continent fact sheet

There are 10 questions about the continent of Asia. Plus the top 10 countries by population, by land area, and the top 10 cities by population in Asia.

  • How many countries are in Asia? I have added 50 as the answer, but 48 would also be correct. (see above for the 2 “extra” countries.)
  • Which 2 large countries are in Asia and Europe? Russia and Turkey.
  • How big is the continent of Asia? 21.7 million square miles.
  • What is the total population of Asia? 4.6 billion people.
  • What is the tallest mountain in Asia? Where is it? Mount Everest, between Nepal & Tibet
  • What oceans are in Asia? Pacific, Indian, and Arctic Oceans.
  • What is the biggest river in Asia? Where is it? Yangtze River, China.
  • What is the most famous landmark in Asia? The Great Wall of China.
  • What is the smallest country in Asia? Maldives.
  • What is the largest desert in Asia? Gobi Desert in China and Mongolia.
free printable asia worksheets

Top 10 Countries by population in the continent of Asia

I have not included Russia in this list as the people are mainly located in Europe.

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Indonesia
  4. Pakistan
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Japan
  7. Philippines
  8. Vietnam
  9. Turkey
  10. Iran

Top 10 countries in Asia by land area

I have not included Russia in this list for the reason above.

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Kazakhstan
  4. Saudi Arabia
  5. Indonesia
  6. Iran
  7. Mongolia
  8. Pakistan
  9. Turkey
  10. Myanmar

Top 10 cities in Asia by population

  1. Tokyo, Japan
  2. Delhi, India
  3. Shanghai, China
  4. Beijing, China
  5. Mumbai, India
  6. Osaka, Japan
  7. Dhaka, Bangladesh
  8. Karachi, Pakistan
  9. Kolkata, India
  10. Chongqing, China

We love the World card game to add to our geography lessons.

Learn to say hello in Asian languages

We love learning new languages and are currently using the best Japanese homeschool curriculum to learn Japanese.

There are 2 parts to this worksheet.

There are 10 ways to say hello in 10 different languages, and the children need to label the correct greeting with the correct language.

The second part of this is labeling the language with the country. For some like Japanese is easy, but not all of them!

How do you say hello in Asia?

  • Kon’nichiwa – Japanese (Japan)
  • Ni hao – Mandarin (China)
  • Namaste – Hindi (India)
  • Xin Chao – Vietnamese (Vietnam)
  • Merhaba – Turkish (Turkey)
  • Kamusta – Filipino (Philippines)
  • Halo – Indonesian (Indonesia)
  • As-Salamu-Alaykum Urdu (Pakistan)
  • Assalam Waleykum – Bengali (Bangladesh)
  • Salam – Persian (Iran)
hello in asian languages

Match the flag to the country worksheet

This fun match the flag worksheet is a lot of fun. The children need to research what colors to color in the maps of 10 Asian countries.

When they have colored them in correctly, they need to add a line to the correct country.

The country flags included are:

  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Turkey
  • Indonesia
  • Iran

Carry on learning flags with the Flags of the World card game.

asian countries flags pdf

Asia word search

The Asian countries and cities can be found, horizontally, vertically, diagonally, frontwards, or backward! Just to make it that much more difficult.

I have also added the word search answers, as some of the words are a little tricky to find!

asia word search printable

Tip: I recommend either using a highlighter pen or circling around the letters. Do not cross the letters out if you have found a word, as it may be used in another word!

The 18 Asian countries and cities to find are:

  • Tokyo
  • China
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Shanghai
  • Karachi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangladesh
  • Myanmar
  • Everest
  • Turkey
  • Indonesia
  • Vietnam
  • Japan
  • Philippines
  • Iran
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Mongolia

Word search printables are an excellent school activity for when the kids just need a break. They are educational, but more importantly, they are fun.

Asia word scramble

There are no clues in our free word scramble, other than the 12 countries are all in the continent of Asia.

countries of the asia word scramble

The 12 Asian countries to find are: (I have included an answer sheet with the download.)

  • China
  • Vietnam
  • Mongolia
  • Maldives
  • India
  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Philippines
  • Turkey
  • Iran

This free word scramble printable is great either for the classroom, the library, or homeschooling.



Books about Asia for kids

These are the best geography books for kids set in Asian countries:

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu. This heartwarming novel introduces readers to the life of Lucy Wu. A young girl navigating the challenges of identity and belonging while exploring the rich cultural heritage of China.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. A captivating book that takes young readers on an epic journey through a mystical land. Full of magical creatures and ancient tales, blending adventure with Chinese folklore.

Ichero. This story invites readers to discover the world of Ichiro, a young boy living in Japan. It’s a tale of friendship, resilience, and cultural exploration set against the backdrop of the beautiful Japanese landscape.

Asha and the Spirit Bird. In this enchanting book, readers accompany Asha on her quest to find her father. Weaving through the vibrant tapestry of India’s landscapes and traditions.

The Bridge Home. This poignant story introduces children to the lives of two sisters living under a bridge in India. Providing insights into the challenges and resilience of those who call the streets their home.

Amal Unbound. An inspiring novel that follows the journey of Amal, a young Pakistani girl who defies societal norms and continues her education. Shedding light on important social issues in Pakistan.

Additional Asia printables

These worksheets are excellent resources for students to expand their knowledge of Asian geography and history.

  1. Great Wall of China worksheet: This worksheet provides insights into the historical and architectural marvel that is the Great Wall of China. Students can learn about its construction, purpose, and significance in Chinese history.
  2. Taj Mahal worksheet: Explore the iconic Taj Mahal in India through this worksheet. It covers the history, cultural importance, and architectural details of this breathtaking monument.
  3. Petra worksheet: Dive into the ancient city of Petra in Jordan with this worksheet. Discover its historical significance, unique rock-cut architecture, and role in trade routes.
  4. Hanging Gardens of Babylon worksheet: Learn about the legendary Hanging Gardens of Babylon in ancient Mesopotamia. This worksheet explores the mystery, engineering, and historical context of this wonder of the ancient world.
  5. Christmas in the Philippines worksheets. Have fun learning about Christmas traditions in the Philippines.

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Download the free printable Asia activity sheets

This printable Asia continent worksheet is free to print but is for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 11 April 2024 by homeschoolof1

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