Many activities have elements of Montessori. But I’ll share a number of Olympic activities I found that are posted by Montessorians or have quite a few Montessori principles included. I’ll be adding to this post throughout the Olympics, so be sure to come back! 🙂
Montessori-Inspired Olympic Activities
Montessori-Inspired Olympic Opening Ceremony Activities (can be adapted for any Olympics)
Olympic Posts at Toddler Approved
Olympics for Kids: Color Sorting by Deirdre from JDaniel4’s Mom at Kids Activities Blog
Olympic Ring Treasure Hunt from NurtureStore
“Olympic” Ring Sort by Allison McDonald at Family Education
Olympic Pretzels from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Ring Cutting Activity Using Olympic Colors from 3 Dinosaurs
Teddy Bear Olympics – Maps and Flags from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots
Olympics Activity Day from Homeschool Escapade
You’ll find many wonderful Olympic-related resources for character education in this roundup post at Bits of Positivity (my other blog): “Free Character Education Resources About Olympic and Paralympic Values.”
Montessori-Inspired Winter Olympics Activities
2010 Olympic Games Series, Part 1: History of the Olympics, 2010 Olympic Games Series, Part 2: Montessori Classroom Activity Guide, and 2010 Olympic Games Series: Part 3 – Cultural Olympiad from North American Montessori Center
Winter Olympic Flag Work from My Montessori Journey
Winter Olympics from Trillium Montessori
Olympic Themed Activities for Kids from JDaniel4’s Mom
Free Montessori Winter Olympic 3-Part Cards and Other Winter Olympic Printables from Stephanie of Imagine Our Life (shared on the Imagine Our Life Facebook page)
My “Free Winter Sports Printables and Montessori-Inspired Winter Sports Activities” has lots of resources for any Winter Olympics.
Montessori-Inspired Summer Olympics Activities
My “Free Summer Sports Printables and Montessori-Inspired Summer Sports Activities” has lots of resources for any Summer Olympics.
Olympic Unit Study Pinterest Board
I have an Olympic Unit Study Pinterest Board with LOTS of Olympic activities of all types and for all levels. I’m adding to it daily throughout the Olympics. Don’t miss it! And be sure to follow me on Pinterest if you’d like to learn about my new boards as they’re created and new posts as they’re pinned!
Are you planning some educational Olympic activities for this year’s Olympics?
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