We held our own Olympics yesterday! The kids started by picking a country to represent and finding its flag on the “flags of the world” poster to copy. They carefully made flags and we taped them to the front of their shirts. I helped them make 15 medals (gold, silver and bronze for 5 [...]
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We’re having a family Olympic event here later today! The kids are going to make medals and then they’re going to compete in various sports like discus (frisbee), running and the long jump. Each child is going to pick a country to represent and then learn a bit about their country. Anna has already decided [...]
If you’re incorporating the Olympics into your studies, here are some nice handouts you might want to use. The summaries are short enough for younger kids but give some good basic information about the Olympics, both past and present. They also work in geography, math, etc. in various handouts and extension sheets.