The Chicago Flag

Flags tell stories in a kind of code.
The colors and designs on flags represent important people, places, and events. Think about what the United States flag looks like. The stars and stripes are symbols for the states and the original thirteen colonies. A symbol is a shape or design that stands for something. A symbol represents something without words. Like the United States flag, Chicago's flag has symbols on it.

Use this interactive flag to learn what the symbols on the Chicago flag represent. Then make your own Chicago flag.