16 Flashcards to learn Famous Monuments of India
Are you doing India theme activities this week with your preschooler? Then these Monuments of India Flashcards will be a great addition to your India Unit study.
India is a country with a rich heritage, and kids would love to see the diverse structures across the country. So print it off and have fun! This printable pack is Suitable for 2 to 5-year-old kids.
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What is a Monument?
A Monument is a Structure or Statute built to commemorate a person or an event. Examples of monuments include Historical Buildings, Archeological sites, Memorials, Temples, Churches, Tombs, etc.
Monuments are the treasure and Pride of any county. Do you know how many monuments India has?
The archaeological survey of India (ASI) has listed more than 3000 monuments as Monuments of National Importance. Source: Wikipedia
Out of these 100s of monuments, I have Chosen 16 Famous monuments that kids would love to learn about.
Monuments of India Flashcards
What is included in this printable pack?
It includes 5 pages with 16 Flashcards of Indian monuments, a cover page (if you are making a flipbook), and 2 fact cards explaining what a monument is. Each page has only four cards, and you will get pretty big flashcards.
Apart from the flashcards, I also made some interactive activities to help kids practice and reinforce what they learned.
So these are the additional resources that are included in the pack
- Monuments of India Poster
- Monuments of India Location Map
- Monuments of India Worksheets (3 pages)
This Educational Chart, or Poster or Anchor chart, illustrates 15 Indian Monuments.
The location Map has the location of all 16 Monuments. First, Use this sheet to teach the location of these cities and later place the image cards of monuments one by one in its place.
We have laminated all the pages and used self-adhesive velcro affixing the loose parts.
You can also use the same image cards to match the Monument Illustration in the Posters.
The worksheets have Photos vs Illustrations matching activity. Laminate them and use wipe erase markers from writing tasks.
The pack includes 16 Flashcards, 3 worksheets, 1 poster and 1 interactive activity.
Each flashcard has the Image of the monument, Name, and the place of the monument. So here is the list of monuments
- Taj Mahal, Agra
- India Gate, Delhi
- Gateway of India, Mumbai
- Red Fort, Delhi
- Lotus Temple, Delhi
- Qutub Minar, Delhi
- Fathepur Sikri, Agra
- Mysore Palace, Mysore
- Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
- Jama Masjid, Delhi
- Golden Temple, Amritsar
- Brihadeeswara Temple, Tanjore
- Sun temple. Konark
- Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi
- Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
- Charminar, Hyderabad
How to make Flashcards?
You can print it on cardstock, cut them, and start learning. But if you need it for a classroom setup or planning to use it several times, I recommend laminating them.
Here is a blog that with guide you on how to laminate flashcards.
How to teach monuments of India?
Flashcards are a playful way to introduce new words/things/concepts to kids. Display a few cards and teach them the names of the monuments, including fun facts about each one.
For example, here are some simple facts about the Taj Mahal.
Read on to learn are a few more ways to make different learning material for your child with our printable.
1. Montessori 3 Part cards
You can also make 3-part cards by Printing the set twice and creating an additional Image card and text card.
2. Mini booklet
Make a flipbook of Indian monuments. Place the cover page on top and Staple them all together or use a Binder ring to make a Cute little “Monuments of India Flipbook.”
3. Find the other half
Most of the Indian Monuments are Symmetrical, and it would be perfect for doing this fun activity. Cut the Image cards in half. So the child finds the other half and completes the picture.
If your child can solve it easily, then cut each image into 4 pieces. We did this activity, and my child loved it.
4. Velcro matching activity
Another idea for toddlers is the Velcro matching activity. Print 2 Sets, Laminate them, cut out images on one set and add velcro. The child will have fun matching visually similar photos.
Can you think of any other way to use these cards? Let me know in the comments section.
How to get this Printable?
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