St Andrew’s Day Activities & Scottish Coloring Pages (free)

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For those who don’t know St Andrew’s Day is celebrated on November 30th. St Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland. I have put together lots of fun St Andrew’s Day activities for you to enjoy with the kids.

We always enjoy having holiday fun and these St Andrew’s Day activities are just that. Perfect for kids aged 3-12, have fun learning about the holiday.

We love learning about the patron Saints and have the following:

st andrews day activities

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Scottish Coloring Pages

Download all 11 Scottish coloring pages at the end of this post and learn about Scottish traditions.

I am also going to share some of our favorite St Andrew’s Day activities that you can enjoy at school or at home with the kids.

Supplies Needed:

Instructions:

Print out the coloring pages below, it will print out on eleven full pages. Make sure to check the printer settings.

You can of course print this on normal printer paper, but with all of our crafts, they always look better on cardstock.

This free coloring set includes 11 pages:

Map of Scotland. It has an area of 30.4k miles and is the 2nd largest country in Great Britain. It has over 900 islands that are grouped into the Shetland, Orkney, the Inner Hebrides, and the Outer Hebrides.

The Scottish flag known as the saltire cross has a white saltire on a blue background. This is the oldest flag in Europe.

scottish flag coloring page

The purple thistle is the national emblem of Scotland.

Edinburgh Castle is a historic castle. It stands on castle rock, which has been occupied by humans since at least the iron age.

scottish coloring page

The bagpipes are Scotland’s national instrument and a large part of Scottish culture.

The kilt is a knee-length pleated skirt usually of tartan worn by men in Scotland and by Scottish regiments in the British armies.

scottish clothing

The Shetland pony is a breed of pony that originates in the Shetland Isles of North Scotland. It has a heavy coat and short legs.

The highland cattle originate in the Scottish Highlands and the Outer Hebrides, they have long horns and a long shaggy coat.

scottish animals

The haggis is the national dish of Scotland.

The Scottish population is approximately 5.51 million. For reference, there are approximately 56 million people in England.

The Loch Ness monster, affectionately known as Nessie, is a creature in Scottish folklore that is said to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.

scottish coloring pages

St Andrew’s Day Fun for Kids

Have fun either in the classroom or at home with these fun St Andrew’s Day activities.

Facts about St Andrew’s Day That Kids Will Find Interesting

  1. He was a fisherman
  2. He was one of Jesus’s 12 apostles
  3. He never came to Great Britain
  4. He was born in Israel between 5 and 10 AD.
  5. His name means “manly” in Greek
  6. He became the patron saint of Scotland in 1320, with the Declaration of Arbroath.
  7. He is also the patron saint of Amalfi, Barbados, Greece, Poland, Russia, Romania, and Ukraine. (you will also enjoy our free Ukraine coloring pages) He is also the patron saint of fishermen.
  8. His brother Simon Peter was the first Pope.
  9. He was crucified in Greece on a slanted cross as per his request on 30 November 60AD
  10. Andrew was present at the Last Supper.
last supper

Download our Free Scottish Coloring Pages

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

Last Updated on 29 November 2022 by homeschoolof1

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