The Olympic torch above was made by sponge painting various shades of red, yellow, orange and black paint. My son loved marching around the living room with it during the opening and closing ceremonies.
A paper towel wrapped around a kitchen spoon was another fun way we explored painting. It was supposed to look like an Olympic torch.
Olympic Symbols Bento Lunch displays various finger foods created to look like the Olympic rings, torch, and victory wreath.
Printable Olympic Passport with Learning Activities shares various ways a passport I created can be used to help children work on writing, researching, and pretend play. The ways you can use the passport are endless. I bet you can come up with several of your own.
Threading felt leaves onto a pipe cleaner is a great fine motor activity. It also creates a fun laurel wreath for your little Olympian.
Olympic Themed Graphs and Charts features seven different charts, graphing sheets and diagrams that children can used during the Olympics or leading up to them.
The first post in the series was called Olympic Values: Respect and focused on self respect and knowing one’s limit.
The second post was called Olympic Values: Growing Excellence and was about doing your best.
The final post in the series looks at the Olympic Values: Friendship and I talked about JDaniel’s working on making new friends.I hope you find an idea among these 17 Olympic Activities for Kids.