What are planning to celebrate the Olympics?
Here are some ideas to get you thinking (click on the pictures for more information):
Make a Children of the World Floor Puzzle
Children around the world: The Ultimate Class Field Trip. 14 countries are introduced, giving opporunites to explore language and cultures of children across the globe. Students keep journals of their travels and collect flags and pictures of traditional dress. This resource is loaded with cross-curricular activities.
Make your own Olympic medals from salt dough or self hardening clay.
The fun, easy-to-do art activities in this resource book, help children appreciate people and cultures from all over the world. Direct concrete experience making art and crafts make geography, culture and history real.
Make Olympic Flags and discuss the significance on the five rings.
What ever you chose to do to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games, have fun!