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KS2 Olympics Activities

KS2 Olympics Activities

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This topic includes:

  1. Comparing Ancient And Modern Olympic Games
    • Olympic History Timeline Video
    • Comparing Olympic Games Activity Sheet
  2. Olympic History Timeline
    • Olympic History Timeline Video
    • Winter Olympics Video
    • Olympic History Timeline Cards
    • Winter Olympic Timeline Cards
  3. The Olympic Rings And Flags
    • Olympic Rings Activity Sheet
  4. Olympic Sports
    • Olympic Sports Event Cards
    • Sports Classification Cards
  5. Research An Olympic Event
    • Olympic Events Research Book
  6. Record My Exercise
    • Record My Exercise Activity Sheet 
  7. My Physical Skills
    • Physical Skills Activity Sheet
    • Ball Skills Activity Sheet
  8. Create An Exercise Circuit
    • Exercise Cards

The Olympic Games are a global sporting event that brings together athletes from all corners of the world. With the next Olympics set to take place in Paris in 2024, it's a great time for primary school teachers and home educators to start thinking about how to incorporate this exciting event into their lesson plans. Here are some Olympic activities for kids that will not only keep them engaged but also help them learn about the history of the Olympic Games.

One fun activity is to create Olympic timeline cards. These cards can be used to teach children about the history of the Olympics, as well as the different sports that are included in the games. Simply print out pictures of different Olympic sports and events, along with their corresponding date and location, and have your students arrange them in chronological order.

Another great way to get kids excited about the Olympics is to have them participate in their own mini-Olympics. Set up stations with different sports activities, such as running, jumping, and throwing, and have the children compete against each other. You can even award medals to the top performers to make it feel like a real Olympic event.

Finally, don't forget about the cultural aspects of the Olympics. Encourage your students to research and learn about the different countries participating in the games, and have them create presentations or posters showcasing their findings. This is a great way to teach children about diversity and the importance of coming together as a global community.

Overall, the Olympics provide a great opportunity for primary school teachers and home educators to engage their students in a fun and educational way. By incorporating these Olympic activities for kids into your lesson plans, you can help your students learn about the history of the Olympic Games, different sports, and the importance of cultural unity. 

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