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The Olympics

Below, you will find a wide range of ideas and resources to help you when you are teaching children about the OIympics and other sporting events. If you have any relevant resources to share, please email them and I will add them to this page. Thank you!
Ideas
  • Olympic Ideas - Try some of these events to host your own Winter Olympics!
  • The Olympic Games - Have an Olympic Games competition in your school!
  • Winter Olympics PDF document - Ellis Coles has organised a huge number of activities which you can incorporate into a set of themed 'Winter Olympics' Days, or just try your favourites with your class when you can.
  • Javelin Throwing Lesson Plan Word Document - A lesson plan to help children practise their javelin throwing skills. Contributed by Ian Patterson.
  • Sports Fun Day - A number of resources which can be used to set up a Sports Fun Day which the whole school can take part in.
  • Olympic Poem PDF File - A poem based on the Olympics which you can read to your children. Contributed by Victoria Scale-Constantinou.
  • Olympic Games PDF File - A fun and active assembly, based on the Olympics. Contributed by a visitor.

The following resources were contributed by Martin Treganza and will help you to set up and run an amazing sports day:

Olympics Top Trumps Template
Olympics Top Trumps
Template
PDF File
Who is carrying the Olympic torch? activity
'Who is carrying the
Olympic torch?' activity
PDF File
Complete the Olympic storyboard activity
Complete the Olympic storyboard
activity
PDF File
What is the Olympic Commentator saying?
'What is the Olympic
Commentator saying?' activity
PDF File
Complete the scene - Basketball
Complete the scene - Basketball
PDF File
Complete the scene - Equestrian
Complete the scene - Equestrian
PDF File
Complete the scene - Marathon
Complete the scene - Marathon
PDF File
Complete the scene - Podium
Complete the scene - Podium
PDF File
Olympics Inspirations Posters
Olympics Inspirations Posters

Free inspirational posters about the Olympics... use them on a classroom display or as part of lots of different learning activities.
Winter Olympics Inspirations Posters
Winter Olympics Inspirations Posters

Free posters linked to the Winter Olympics... to inspire learning in lots of different curriculum areas in the classroom.
Winter Olympics Posters
Winter Olympics Posters

Learn about the events in the Winter Olympics with our free classroom posters.
Winter Olympics Results
Winter Olympics Results

A set of fictional results for Winter Olympics events... great for data handling work in Maths lessons!
Design a Medal
Design a Medal
PDF
Ask your pupils to design some gold, silver and bronze medals for the winners of the Commonwealth Games.
 


Ideas
The Olympics Banner
'The Olympics' Banner
PDF File
London 2012 Banner
'London 2012' Banner
PDF File
The Olympics A5 Letters
'The Olympics' A5 Letters
PDF File
London 2012 A5 Letters
'London 2012' A5 Letters
PDF File
The Olympics A4 Letters
'The Olympics' A4 Letters
PDF File
London 2012 A4 Letters
'London 2012' A4 Letters
PDF File
Olympic Colours Alphabet Display Lettering
Olympic Colours
Alphabet Display Lettering
PDF File
World Flags Alphabet Display Lettering
World Flags
Alphabet Display Lettering
PDF File
Relay Race Poster
'Relay Race' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Javelin Poster
'Javelin' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Gymnastics Poster
'Gymnastics' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Taekwondo Poster
'Taekwondo' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Weightlifting Poster
'Weightlifting' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Paralympics Poster
'Paralympics' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Torch Poster
'Torch' Cartoon Poster
PDF File
Medal Poster
'Medal' Cartoon Poster
PDF File

Ideas
Find ideas and resources linked to popular sports-themed books!

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Billy the Kid
The Champion Hare
The Champion Hare
Tortoise vs Hare: The Rematch
Tortoise vs Hare: The Rematch

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