Free Pledge of Allegiance Worksheets

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Teach young children about the history of the Pledge of Allegiance with our 5 free Pledge of Allegiance worksheets.

These free homeschool printables are perfect for both learning the pledge, but also explaining who wrote it and why.

This is such an important pledge to learn, and it is recited in all schools, and at the start of all sporting events. But do you know who wrote it, and why?

These Pledge of Allegiance coloring pages are aimed at students in grades K-4 but can of course be adapted for younger or older students.

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What is the pledge of allegiance?

The Pledge of Allegiance is a patriotic oath or pledge that is commonly recited in the United States as a way to express loyalty and allegiance to the country. It is typically recited by students in schools, at various events, and during government proceedings.

The Pledge of Allegiance is as follows:

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy, a Baptist minister, in 1892 and originally did not include the phrase “under God,” which was added in 1954.

It was designed to be a unifying and patriotic statement for American citizens. While the pledge is voluntary and not legally required to be recited, it has been a source of controversy and debate in the United States.

Particularly in cases involving the inclusion of the words “under God” and issues related to freedom of speech and conscience.

Pledge of allegiance printables

There are 6 pages to download including a front page and 5 Pledge of Allegiance worksheets.

This free pledge of allegiance 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.

Scroll to the bottom of this page and add your name and email address, you will be sent the free printable via email within minutes.

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Francis Bellamy (May 18, 1855 – August 28, 1931) was a socialist Baptist minister and author. He was tasked to write the Pledge of Allegiance in celebration of 400 years since Christopher Columbus founded America.

francis bellamy coloring page

Our Christopher Columbus coloring pages will help students understand the timeline of events that led to him discovering America.

christopher columbus

Francis Bellamy actually wrote the pledge in 1892 to celebrate the 400th year since Christopher Columbus arrived.

francis bellamy

The pledge of allegiance should be recited standing up, facing the American flag, and with the right hand over the heart.

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The final coloring page has the Pledge, and this would be a great poster to add to the wall.

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.”

pledge of allegiance coloring page

Other government worksheets

Enhance your government education with our additional government worksheets, perfectly complementing these free printables.

Dive deeper into civic concepts and principles using these supplementary materials. Plus, engage your young learners creatively with our Bill of Rights coloring pages, fostering an understanding of fundamental freedoms through artistic expression.

Don’t miss out on these valuable tools for your patriotic-themed lessons and activities – discover our range of free patriotic printables today!

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Tips for downloading the free files

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Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

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Download the free Pledge of Allegiance Coloring Pages

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.)

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Last Updated on 9 January 2024 by Clare Brown

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