I don’t know about you but the Winter Games just scream of homeschooling possibilities. Not to mention they are a great way to bring world events into a whole different light which can fill little minds with wonder. Here are a few Winter Games printables, activities, and resources that I have found to help you build upon that excitement and sneak in a little school awesomeness in the process.
Olympic Winter and Summer Sports Free Resources from Wise Owl Factory. (Free)
Montessori-inspired Winter Olympics Activities and Free Printables from Every Star is Different (Free)
Learning About the Winter Olympics from Trillium Montessori (Free)
Winter Olympics Printable Pack from Proverbial Homemaker (Free)
Olympics for Kids: Printable Passport with Learning Activities from JDaniel4’s Mom (Free)
Lego Olympic Rings Activity from Little Bins for Little Hands (Activity idea)
Mapping the Olympics from Creative Family Fun (Activity idea)
Winter Sports Printables and Montessori Inspired Winter Sports Activities from Living Montessori Now (Free)
Go for the Gold: Staging a Backyard Winter Olympics for Kids from Parent Map (Activity idea)
Winter Sports Cutting Strips from Living Montessori Now (Free)
Winter Olympics Pack (ages 2-9) from 3 Dinosaurs (Free)
Olympic Ring Graphic from Teach Beside Me (Free)
Flags of the World Banner from No Time for Flashcards (Activity idea)
Music of the Olympics Lesson Plan from Music in Our Homeschool (Free)
Winter Sports Do-a-Dot Printable from Living Montessori Now (Free)
Winter-Olympic Themed Play from Right From the Start (Activity idea)
Winter Games Themed Books from The Educator’s Spin On It
Use M&Ms to make simple olympics cookies from Love to Bake in the Kitchen
Make this miniature ice skating rink from Make and Take Ideas
More Fun Winter Games Activities
- Go out in the snow (or travel to find some) and make your own winter games competition with fun made-up races, tests of skill, and prizes!
- Play floor hockey on the hard wood floors in your house with hand-made or purchased toy equipment.
- Watch the opening ceremonies together and then make your own opening ceremonies to match.
- Play minute-to-win-it games, olympic style. Such as olympic ring toss, ball toss, discus throw (using cup lids), etc.
- Make an indoor obstacle course and take turns running the course and building it.
- Put together a fun meal or snack platter featuring foods from the hosting country.