St Andrew’s Day Colouring Pictures: This lovely set of colouring sheets feature a selection of different images all related to this topic. Great for a variety of activities, you can use them to reinforce fine motor skills, as inspiration for independent writing, or just for fun! Try putting the finished pictures up on display, or send them home for the parents.
St Andrew Day Colouring Picture Activities
These printables are free for personal and educational use only.
Enjoy this original collection of St Andrew’s Day Colouring Pages! We’ve got a collection of pictures which we hope will appeal to all ages from the youngest up, covering all sorts of Scottish themes as well as some cheerful pages of kids celebrating St Andrew’s Day, and lots of colouring cards too!
Internet searchers across the country have been delighted by a Scottish-themed Google Doodle to mark St Andrew’s Day.★★ St Andrew’s Day Crafts Activities ★★
The graphic featuring a unicorn, the saltire, bluebells, thistles and a Loch Ness monster was drawn by Johanna Basford. St Andrew’s Day Ceilidh London | Glasgow
The Aberdeenshire artist is known for her intricate adult colouring books.
She has even shared a downloadable version of the picture people can colour in at home. ★★ St Andrew’s Day Care Centre ★★
The search engine donned its virtual kilt for St Andrew’s Day with the home page graphic design.
The company chose a Scottish designer to celebrate the country’s national day on their daily Doodle.
Johanna Basford, from Aberdeenshire, describes herself as an “ink evangelist” and is said to be a pioneer of the adult colouring book trend. ★★ St Andrew’s Day Celebrations ★★
Her intricate work can be seen on books, wallpaper, beer labels and even tattoos.
Her first adult colouring book, Secret Garden, was published in 2013.
She was awarded an OBE in the 2016 Birthday Honours list for services to art and entrepreneurship after selling more than 20 million books worldwide.
Ms Basford announced her latest creation on Twitter saying: “The pixels at Google UK are looking a little inky today! ★★ St Andrew’s Day BBC ★★
“To mark St Andrews day, Google asked me to create a very special Google Doodle that celebrates all things Scottish, so I picked up my pens and pencils and created this for them.”
She even shared her daughter’s delight at the use of her favourite creature, the unicorn.
The official description from Google for the image is: “A procession of beloved Scottish symbols, each with a special link to the country’s rich heritage and mythology ★★ St Andrew’s Day Ball London ★★
“Wreathed in the prickly-leaved purple thistle, the unicorn (Scotland’s national animal) leads the parade, symbolizing innocence, purity, power, and joy.
“The highlands and the lochs form the perfect backdrop to the country’s favourite mythical monster — Nessie, otherwise known as the Loch Ness monster. ★ ★ St Andrew’s Day Barbados ★ ★
“Trailing her is a majestic red deer, Scotland’s largest native land mammal, exploring the country’s much-celebrated bluebell woods.”