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Poland Crafts, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Disclaimer: Please keep in mind this website is meant for children, so I do generalize and simplify quite a bit!

Poland, a country in Eastern Europe, is known for beautiful cities and a diverse physical geography. It is an important country for children to study for these reasons.

image of Morskie Oko (or Oko Mountain) in the Tatras Mountains of Poland

Morskie Oko, Tatras Mountains, Poland
Photographed by Gael Varoquaux; used with permission under C.C. BY 2.0

As the name suggests, the official language of Poland is Polish. Together with other Lekhitic languages, as well as languages like Czech, Slovak, and Upper and Lower Sorbian, Polish belongs to the West Slavic branch of Slavic languages.

Poland is a country found in the Northern Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere of the globe. As of 2021, Poland is divided into 16 political divisions (called provinces in English or voivodeships in Polish): wielkopolskie (Greater Poland), kujawsko-pomorskie (Kuyavia-Pomerania), małopolskie (Lesser Poland), łódzkie (Łódź), dolnośląskie (Lower Silesia), lubelskie (Lublin), mazowieckie (Masovia), opolskie (Opole), podlaskie (Podlaskie), pomorskie (Pomerania), śląskie (Silesia), podkarpackie (Subcarpathia), świętokrzyskie (Holy Cross Province), warmińsko-mazurskie (Warmia-Masuria), and zachodniopomorskie (West Pomerania).

Poland borders Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia (the Kaliningrad exclave). Its northern border (440 km long) runs along the Baltic Sea coast.

Capital city:  Warsaw
Language:  Polish
National Animal/Bird:  White-Tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
National Flower:  Red Poppy, or the czerwony mak in Polish (Papaver rhoeas)
Currency:  Polish złoty (PLN)

Polish Printables:
poland coloring page

Poland Coloring Pages

Poland worksheets



Word Mining

Word Search

Neat Facts:

  • The name “Poland” originates from the name of the peoples “Polanie,” which means “people living in open fields.”
  • During the WWII Warsaw was almost completely destroyed and had to be rebuilt completely.
  • Poland also has the world's biggest castle, Malbork Castle!

Polish Crafts for Kids:
polish crafts

Polish Gwiazdy Paper Cutting Craft

Elementary school and up

polish crafts Polish Wycinanki Paper Cutting Craft

Elementary school and up

Poland's National Flower

The corn flower or corn poppy is Poland's national flower.  The corn poppy is the same flower as we here in Canada have as a Remembrance Day symbol.

poland crafts Fingerprint Corn Flower

preschool and kindergarten

poland red poppy crafts Poppy Lacing Activity

preschoolers and up

poland scissor skills poppy craft Scissor Skills Practice - Poppy

preschoolers and up

poland stained glass poppy craft Stained Glass Poppy Craft

preschool and kindergarten

poland stuffed corn poppy craft Stuffed Corn Poppy Finger Painting Craft

preschool and kindergarten

Famous landmarks of Poland include:

  • Białowieza Forest
  • Morskie Oko, Tatras Mountains
  • Poznań Fara
  • Morskie Oko Near Zakopane
  • Lancut Castle
  • Malbork Castle

Other Poland Activities for Kids
poland puzzles

Online Jigsaw Puzzles

Polish Themed