These hot air balloon coloring pages are adorable and will make kids feel like flying. Free printable coloring pages are so quick and easy to print off and use at home! Convenience rocks!
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HOT AIR BALLOONS
I love to talk to my kids about their coloring sheets. It is a great time for conversation. Here are some interesting facts about hot air balloons you can share with your kids as they color!
- Hot air balloons are considered aircraft.
- The hot air balloon is the oldest human-carrying flight technology.
- A sheep, rooster and a duck were the first passengers on a hot air balloon in 1783. They landed safely!
- The first hot air balloon flight took place in 1783 in Paris, France.
- Condemned criminals used to have to pilot hot air balloons!
- The first hot air balloon flight in the USA was launched in Philadelphia in 1793.
- A hot air balloon severely damaged a town in Ireland in 1795. It crashed and burned down 100 homes. It is considered the first aviation disaster.
- A hot air balloon was used in war reconnaissance in 1794 during the French Revolution.
- Abe Lincoln established a balloon corps during the Civil War and had 7 balloons.
- The basket of a hot hair balloon is typically made of woven wicker or rattan.
- Most balloons are made of nylon now because they have a high melting point of 230 degrees C.
HOT AIR BALLOON COLORING PAGES
You can download and print off 2 different hot air balloon coloring sheets for FREE.
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