With the Olympics in full swing this month, here are some fun Olympics crafts and activities you can do with your kids to celebrate. Whether your family follows the games religiously, or only catches bits and pieces, you can have fun creating your own torches, making Olympics-themed treats, and hosting your own backyard Olympics games with these Olympics crafts and activities for kids.
Backyard Olympics – Host your own backyard Olympics. Kids (and adults) will enjoy the outdoor time and friendly competition.
Olympic Torch Game for Kids – No matter what sport is your family’s favorite, most everyone seems to be intrigued by the Olympic Torch Relay. Have fun reenacting your own with this game!
O is for “Olympics” Craft – Put an Olympic twist on learning letters with this fun alphabet craft!
Olympics Fun: LEGO Ring Sorting – This simple sorting activity will have your child learning colors and noticing differences, all while celebrating the Olympics!
DIY Laurel Wreath Headpiece – Make this DIY Laurel wreath headpiece using just pipe cleaners and felt to celebrate the Olympic games.
Paper Plate Olympic Rings – This simple craft is one kids of any age can help with.
Salt Dough Olympic Medals – Make your own Olympic medals from a simple salt dough mixture. Then you can use them to award the winners of your backyard Olympics!
Olympic Sensory Activity – Toddlers will love this fun sensory activity which will help them learn and recognize colors.
Olympic Torch Craft for the Opening Ceremony – You can use a flashlight for this torch craft to make it really light up!
Edible Olympic Rings – Kids will be delighted by this colorful and tasty Olympic-themed snack!
Olympic Snack Necklaces – This simple fine motor skills activity doubles as a fun and tasty snack.
Olympic Cookies: Gold Medals & Olympic Rings – These festive and delicious cookies make a great treat to munch on while watching the Olympics.
Do you have any fun ideas for celebrating the Olympics? Share them with us below!