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Enrich your lesson plans with a unit study all about the Winter Olympics! Read on for books, crafts, and activities all about the Winter Games.
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One of my favorite things about homeschool is having time to enrich our lesson plans. Adding a mini- unit study about the Winter Olympics gives us an opportunity to explore the amazing stories of the winter games and be inspired by all of the athletes past and present.
Host Your Own Opening Ceremonies!
Decorate for your Opening Ceremonies with fun Free Printable Party Decor from Tip Junky.
Dress up like an Olympian with these fantastic Olympic Inspired Winter Games Props available with Prime shipping from Amazon.
Have fun with a Winter Olympics STEM Challenge from Simply STEAM.
Pass the torch! Create your own with Glowing Tea Light Olympic Torch with easy to read visual and written directions from Oh My! Creative.
After the party is over, tune into the Opening Ceremonies on February 7th.
Art Lessons Online
Take your Winter Olympics lessons to the next level with Video Art Lessons from You Are an Artist.
We love using these video art lessons. The seasonal projects are perfect for enriching your plans or for last minute unit studies. The tutorial-style lessons are a great guide for kids and even better for parents who don’t feel artistically inclined…
These lessons are appropriate for children of any age and ability level, and all you need is a box chalk pastels and a pad of paper to get started!
Winter Olympics Books
- Take a look at the vivid and beautiful photography of the games and learn about the past and present Olympics in The Winter Olympics by Nick Hunter.
- Learn about the first Olympic Games in the Magic Tree House Fact Tracker, Ancient Greece and the Olympics. This is a companion book to Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne.
- The Treasures of the Olympic Winter Games is a gorgeous, interactive book detailing the history of the games and the legendary players.
- Get a close-up view of the Winter Olympics with the renowned photography from National Geographic in Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics.
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Olympic Crafts & Activities
- Learn about countries around the world as you create Flag Rocks with instructions from Non Toy Gifts.
- Practice your paper folding and fine motor skills with these Origami Olympic Rings from Activity Village.
- Little ones will enjoy this sparkly and fun Ice Skate Craft from Rhinestones & Pine Cones.
- Find a slew of activities about the winter games with a Free Printable Winter Olympics pack for children aged 2-9 from 3 Dinosaurs.
- Make your own Olympic Medals with baking soda and modeling clay from I Can Teach My Child.
Olympics Online Unit Study
Learn about the history and traditions of the Olympics and what it takes to be a 2018 Olympic athlete with an Olympic Online Unit Study from Techie Homeschool Mom.
These unit studies are ready to go! Great for last-minute lesson plans and enriching and enhancing your everyday studies. This unit study is appropriate for elementary through middle grades and can be used with multiple children. >>> Grab your online unit study now!
Learn About the Winter Olympics Online
- Find resources, games, and activities for young children on Activity Village’s Winter Olympics for Kids page.
- Watch the hilarious and heart warming story of the Jamaican Bobsled Team on your next family movie night. Available to stream on Amazon or purchase the DVD. (Rated PG)
- Learn more about the history of the Olympics with this short video from Freeschool: All About the Olympics (5:44)
- Explore videos, check out previous competitions, and meet the athletes on the Olympic YouTube Channel.
- Learn all about the Science of the Olympic Winter Games on NBC Learn.
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Watch the Olympics Together!
There’s nothing more inspiring than seeing the stories of the athletes as they compete to be the best in the world! You can find listings of all the sports and ceremonies on NBC.com.
As you watch, keep track of the competitive medal count with a Free Printable Medal Count Worksheet from Printables4Kids.
Ashley helps parents who want to homeschool find the resources they need to successfully teach their children. Ashley is a former teacher, current homeschooler, published author, and designer behind Circle Time with Miss Fox printables as well as the creator of this website, The Homeschool Resource Room.
4 replies on “Winter Olympics Lesson Plans for Kids”
THANK YOU! We’re going to use several of these and they couldn’t have come at a better time.
That’s great! Happy I could help 🙂