Olympics for Kids. Top 10 Picks!

Here at MeMeTales and all around the world, people have caught Olympic’s fever!

The Olympics is an exciting event for children and a fabulous time to teach them about so many different things! From World culture and diversity, to different Sporting events, Heros and self belief, there is a lesson to be learnt for everyone.

All around the web you will find ideas, activities, crafts and more to help children learn about and get in the spirit of the Games. Here, we have compiled a list of our Top 10 Picks (in no particular order) from around the globe to make it easy for you to find some fabulous Olympic Ideas for Kids!

 

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Feeling Crafty? Well, Red Ted Art has compiled a list of 20 fabulous Olympic craft and activity ideas for us to dive in to. From torch making to wreaths and medals, you’re sure to find something fun to do here.

 

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Have a whole afternoon of fun and entertainment for days, by making your own cardboard box London Bus like they did at Entertaining Monsters.

 

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Hold your own Olympic Games for Kids using the fabulously fun ideas by, Inspired by Family Mag. From making their own Edible no-bake Medals to participating in the various challenges, it sure looks like these kids had a blast!

 

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Here on PreK and K Sharing, you’ll find a great round up of Montessori inspired, Maths activities for kids based on the Olympics. This is a fabulous comprehensive guest post by Deb Chitwood of, Living Montessori Now.

 

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Malia from Playdough to Plato shares with us an active, motivating way to help your child memorize the letter sounds with her great Alphabet Olympics activity. There is even a free printable for you to use to complete the activity.

 

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I Can Teach My Child, shares with us a fantastic 21-page Olympic Activities for Kids eBook. Go over to download your free copy today.

 

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Help your child learn more about the Olympics using these fun and easy activity ideas from, Boy Mama Teacher Mama. Don’t these m&m Olympic Rings look great? Have a look at the other creative ideas shared too.

 

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Athletes need their energy, and what better way to get it than with a healthy, fun, Olympic Themed Breakfast from “JDaniel4’s Mom.”

 

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The Olympics is a fabulous time to teach children about all the different countries of the world. Thanks to The Educators Spin on It, you can pin Olympic and World Themed activities to your heart’s content, using this great list of the Top Global Pinterest Boards to teach Children about the World.

 

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And lastly, if you’re in the mood for company, host an Olympic Themed Play date using these fun ideas from Taming the Goblin. I especially liked their fun but healthy Olympic snack idea.

We’re sure you’ll find something here you’ll love! Enjoy