7 Countries of Europe Worksheets for Kids (free printables)

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Dive into the exciting world of European geography with our engaging countries of Europe worksheets!

This free printable is packed with a variety of fun and informative activities suitable for learners of all ages.

Inside, you’ll find everything from word searches and scrambles that introduce you to the names of European countries. To unique worksheets that teach you how to say “hello” in the continent’s most spoken languages.

Plus, there are map labeling exercises, fact sheets, and a flag matching game to test your knowledge.

Whether you’re a teacher looking to bring more interactive learning into your classroom or a parent seeking educational resources for home. These free printable geography worksheets are designed to make learning about this diverse continent an enjoyable and enriching experience.

countries of europe worksheets

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Europe Facts for Kids

Fun and interesting facts about Europe that kids might enjoy:

  1. The world’s tallest and fastest roller coaster, called “Red Force,” is located in Europe at Ferrari Land in Spain.
  2. Europe is home to the world’s largest chocolate museum, the Chocolate Museum in Cologne, Germany.
  3. The country of Denmark has the oldest continuously operating amusement park in the world, called Tivoli Gardens, which opened in 1843.
  4. Europe is famous for its castles and palaces, with over 10,000 castles in Germany alone!
  5. The smallest country in the world, Vatican City, is located in Europe and is the headquarters of the Catholic Church.
  6. Many famous artists and composers, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Mozart, lived and worked in Europe.
  7. Europe is home to the largest waterfall by volume in the world, the Dettifoss waterfall in Iceland.
  8. The world’s largest Christmas tree, standing at 75 meters tall, is located in Italy’s Gubbio town, and it is made up of thousands of lights.
  9. Europe has many unusual and interesting festivals. Such as the Running of the Bulls in Spain. The Tomato Fight in Buñol, Spain. And the Cheese Rolling Festival in Gloucestershire, England.
  10. The longest railway tunnel in the world, the Gotthard Base Tunnel, is located in Switzerland. It is 57 kilometers (35 miles) long. It takes just 20 minutes to travel through the tunnel at a speed of 250 kilometers per hour (155 miles per hour)!

Map of Europe worksheet

There are 44 different countries in Europe.

There are 2 different maps of the continent of Europe. 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.

map of europe worksheet

I highly recommend you play the mapology world map game to add to this unit study. This is also included in our favorite best geography board games.

Europe Fact Sheet

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

  • How many countries are in Europe? 44
  • How big is the continent of Europe? 4.066 million mi²
  • What is the total population of Europe? 746.4 million
  • What is the tallest mountain in Europe? Where is it? Mount Elbrus, Russia
  • What is the lowest point in Europe? Where is it? Caspian Sea, bordering Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, & Iran.
  • What oceans are in Europe? Atlantic and Arctic Oceans.
  • What is the biggest river in Europe? Where is it? Volga River, Russia
  • What is the main currency in Europe? Euro
  • What is the smallest country in Europe? Vatican City/ Holy See.
  • What is the largest desert in Europe? The Oltenian Sahara, Romania.

These free homeschool printables are a great way to explore the continent of Europe.

europe fact edition worksheet

Top 10 countries by population in Europe

  1. Russia
  2. Germany
  3. United Kingdom
  4. France
  5. Italy
  6. Spain
  7. Ukraine
  8. Poland
  9. Romania
  10. Netherlands

Top 10 biggest countries in Europe by land area

  1. Russia
  2. Ukraine
  3. France 
  4. Spain
  5. Sweden
  6. Germany
  7. Finland
  8. Norway
  9. Poland
  10. Italy

Top 10 cities in Europe by population

  1. Moscow, Russia
  2. London, United Kingdom
  3. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  4. Berlin, Germany
  5. Madrid, Spain
  6. Kyiv, Ukraine
  7. Rome, Italy
  8. Paris, France
  9. Bucharest, Romania
  10. Minsk, Belarus

For even more fun learning about the world, I highly recommend the World card game.

Learn to say hello in European languages

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

Hello in European languages:

  • Hello – English
  • Merhaba – Turkish (Turkey)
  • Ciao – Italian
  • Bonjour – French
  • Hallo – German
  • Pryvit – Russian
  • Hola – Spanish
  • Hallo – Dutch
  • Witam – Polish
  • Privet – Ukrainian
european languages worksheet

Printable European flags 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 European countries.

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

The country flags included are:

  • Russia
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom
  • Ukraine
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Romania

You will also enjoy the 100 pics card game. Can you identify the countries from the flag?

flags of europe worksheet

Countries of Europe word search

The European countries 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!

europe 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 European countries to find are:

  • Sweden
  • Hungary
  • Belarus
  • Austria
  • Ireland
  • Croatia
  • Moldova
  • Albania
  • Lithuania
  • Slovenia
  • Latvia
  • Estonia
  • Greece
  • Poland
  • Malta
  • Iceland
  • Andorra
  • Monaco

Free 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.

Europe Word Scramble

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

europe word scramble printable

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

  • Belgium
  • Czechia
  • Portugal
  • Sweden
  • Hungary
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • Belarus
  • Austria
  • Ukraine
  • Estonia
  • Netherlands

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



Books about Europe for kids

These are the best geography books for kids:

Additional Europe geography worksheets

  1. Colosseum worksheet. This worksheet delves into the iconic Roman Colosseum, teaching students about its historical significance and architectural marvels.
  2. Statue of Zeus at Olympia worksheet. Explore ancient Greece with this worksheet, discovering the legendary Statue of Zeus at Olympia, a symbol of Greek artistry and mythology.
  3. Colossus of Rhodes worksheet. Travel back in time to the ancient city of Rhodes as you learn about the colossal and mythical Colossus of Rhodes.
  4. Temple of Artemis worksheet. Journey to the ancient city of Ephesus in Asia Minor and study the wonders of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  5. Mausoleum of Halicarnassus worksheet. Unearth the secrets of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, another of the Seven Wonders, and its historical importance in architecture and culture.
  6. Ukraine coloring pages. These pages offer a creative way to explore Ukraine’s culture and heritage, allowing students to color symbols and landmarks.
  7. Scottish coloring pages. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Scotland with these coloring pages, showcasing its famous landscapes and traditions.
  8. Free Welsh coloring pages. Discover Welsh culture through coloring pages that highlight its history and vibrant heritage.
  9. Christmas in Italy worksheets. Explore Italian Christmas traditions and festivities, enriching your understanding of how Italy celebrates the holiday season.
  10. Christmas in the Netherlands worksheets provide engaging and educational materials to explore Dutch holiday traditions and customs during the festive season.
  11. Christmas in Ireland worksheets show kids how the Irish celebrate Christmas, and how to say Merry Christmas in Gaelic.
  12. Christmas in Germany worksheets explore Christmas traditions from Germany and learn a little bit of German.
  13. Continent worksheets. These worksheets provide a comprehensive study of the world including Europe’s geography, countries, and notable landmarks.

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Download the free printable Europe worksheets

This printable Europe 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 6 February 2024 by homeschoolof1

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