22 Olympic Games and Activities For Kids

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The Olympics in Rio is now!!! Aren’t you excited?

My kids are totally thrilled about watching all of the opening ceremonies and the competitions. Seeing all of the unique athletes and venues for performance are so fascinating! It is true history in the making and we certainly do not want to miss it!

To celebrate the start of this year’s Olympics we put together an excellent list of 22 inspirational Olympic games and activities for kids. Check them out!

olympic activities and games for kids

Olympics Activities for Kids

1. The Olympics are not complete with a torch and this Olympic Torch Craft is perfect for kids! Quick Kids’ Crafts

2. How cute is this craft for Olympic Ring Art and it is super easy to do too! Happy Hooligans

3. Let the kiddos make up some of these Olympic Gold Medals For Team USA using paper and cereal. Honey & Lime

4. These Felt Flags of The World are a great way for the kids to craft and learn about the participants of the Olympics! Silly Eagle Books

5. I love this Olympic Torch idea and it even glows with the help of a battery tealight candle. Oh My Creative

6. This Olympics Countdown Chain is perfect for counting down to the big day! Housing A Forest

7. What better way to celebrate the Olympics with some imaginary play and this Olympic Podium. Activity Village

8. An Olympic Wreath is a huge symbol of the Olympics and your kids will love making it. Education

9. These Olympic Gold Medals are so fun to make and even more fun to wear! Mum In The Madhouse

10. Check out these Trophies that are super easy to make and a great way to celebrate the Olympics. Frugal Family

11. Celebrate the countries participating in the Olympics with some Flag Rocks that is a great hands on activity. Non Toy Gifts

12. Practice some alphabet fun with these Alphabet Beads to spell out things relative to the Olympics. No Time For Flash Cards

olympic games for kids

13. How fun are these Tissue Paper Olympic Rings made with a few simple materials. Mess For Less

14. I love these Salt Dough Olympic Medals that are so easy to make and your kids will really enjoy them too! The Imagination Tree

15. Break out the Legos and create some Lego Olympic Rings that includes basic building bricks. Little Bins For Little Hands

16. Snack out and have some creative fun with these Olympic Snack Necklaces. Coffee Cups and Crayons

17. This Javelin Throw is the perfect hands on activity and totally inspired by the Olympics. Life At The Zoo

18. Even the littles can play along in this Olympic Hurdles Game that is oh so fun and made with a few simple things you have at home. Mummy Mummy Mum

19. This Olympic Memory Game is a wonderful way to practice scissor skills and memory abilities. Red Ted Art

20. Your kids will love Olympic Ring Ball Toss that is super fun and perfect for an kid. I Can Teach My Child

21. Get excited about landmarks and countries with this Continents and Countries Olympic Sort. Planet Smarty Pants

22. Check out this Olympic Ring Cap Sorting that the kids will enjoy creating and playing. I Can Teach My Child

How are you and your kid’s celebrating the historical moments of the Olympics this year? Share your ideas!


  1. Fun ideas! Thanks so much for sharing at the Family Joy linkup! Hope to see you again next Sunday!

  2. Nice round up – thank you for sharing these ideas!

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