The Winter Olympics kick off soon and you may want to take advantage of the international event in your homeschool. I found a huge list of free homeschooling resources to help make that easier for you.
History & Unit Studies
- Olympic symbols from The Olympic Museum
- Free Sochi winter Olympics country book from Knowledge Quest
- Free winter Olympics research worksheets from Striving to Follow Him
- 2014 Winter Olympics Lapbook from Knowledge Box Central on Currclick – Regularly $24.99, on sale for $1
- Olympic torch printable worksheet from Education
- Winter Olympics pack from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom :: Wall cards, writing prompts, medal count and tracking, map work, information about Sochi, and more (over 100 pages!).
- Winter Olympic pack part one from 3 Dinosaurs :: Prewriting pages, color by size, 2-piece puzzles, fill in the missing numbers, tally mark practice, Olypmic-themed writing, and more.
- O is for Olympics from Chestnut Grove Academy :: Color sorting, magnet page, counting clip cards, patterns (AB, AABB), spelling pages, prewriting pages, writing pages, ABC order, graphing, and 3 part Montessori cards.
- Free winter Olympics mini-preschool pack from Little Monkey Printables :: A variety of activities for math, alphabet practice, fine motor skills, and just plain fun.
- Winter Olympics activity pack from Forever, For Always…No Matter What
Writing & Copywork
- Olympic quotes copywork in manuscript from Homeschool Encouragement
- Winter Olympics handwriting worksheets from Activity Village
- Winter Olympics writing prompts from Plants and Pillars
FREE Educational Apps
Free Android Apps
2014 Team USA Road to Sochi (Android)
2014 Winter Games (Android)
Free iOS Apps
Sochi 2014 Guide (iPhone)
Sochi 2014 Guide (iPad)
Reading & Phonics
- Skating on letters from Toddler Approved
- O is for Olympics craft from I Can Teach My Child
- Winter Olympic ski matching from I Can Teach My Child
- 20 books about the Olympics from Beyond the Cover Blog
Olympic Fine Motor Practice
- Mini Olympic ice hockey and figure skating from Toddler Approved
Olympic Math Activities
- Olympic sports matching game from Only Passionate Curiosity
- Number hockey from Toddler Approved
- Free Olympic medal coordinate graphing activity from Mrs. Joy Hall
- Winter Olympics math pages from Kidzone (grades 1-5)
- Montessori-inspired Olympic math acivities from PreK+K Sharing
FREE Olympic Coloring Book
Download a free Olympics Coloring Book from Educents.com!
- Around the World One Country at a Time by Creative Learning Connection
- Russia lapbook from Homeschool Share
- All About Russia on Enchanted Learning
- Olympic flag festival from The Pleasantest Thing
- Olympic flag coloring pages from Nest of Posies
Olympic Arts & Crafts
- Salt dough Olympic medals from The Imagination Tree (salt dough)
- Olympic rings from Housing a Forest (chalk pastels)
- Olympic ring art from Happy Hooligans (paint)
- Ski jump 3D art from Spoonful (paper)
- Ceremonial Olympic torch from Spoonful (paper)
- Handprint Olympic rings from Activity Village (paint)
- Winter Olympics fuse beads patterns from Activity Village (fuse beads)
- Olympic-inspired painting from Mama. Papa. Bubba. (paint)
- Laurel wreaths and togas from Creekside Learning (paper & fabric)
- Color ice hockey from Teach Preschool
- Winter Olympics bingo from Thirty Handmade Days
- Winter Olympics word search from Sweet Pattern Days
- Olympic pretzels from 123 Homeschool 4 Me
- Olympic torch ice cream cone cupcakes from Cake Central
- Olympic cupcakes from Little Family Fun
- Kid-friendly Olympic party from Living Well Spending Less
You could check your local library for these books.
Here are more Winter Olympic Book ideas!
More Olympic Goodness!
- Free Winter Olympics Huge List of Unit Study Resources
- Winter Olympics for Kids
- Winter Olympics Resources Round-Up
CurrClick has a variety of winter Olympic unit studies, lapbooks, and more, many are on sale for less than $1 right now!
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