The Olympics officially open this Friday, July 23rd! Celebrate the games with crafts, activities, themed food, and of course, host your own mini Olympic games complete with medals!
Decorate with World Flags
Make this world flag garland and spark some interesting conversations about the world. It's a great for kids to see beyond their own country. Get instructions from Art Bar.
Make these Torches for your Opening Ceremony
Celebrate the Olympics by getting your family into the spirit of the games! This Olympic torch project is the perfect opportunity to have a crafty date with your kiddos. Then, use it to 'open' your mini games at home. Get instructions from The Spruce Crafts.
Play These 8 Olympic Sports in your Backyard
Here are eight ways you can bring the Olympic spirit to your own backyard. You can play these games with your family or use these suggestions as a starting point to plan a Summer Olympics-themed sports day in your neighbourhood or at your child’s day camp. Get the list from Active for Life.
More Backyard Olympic Games
Get the whole family involved in the Olympic Games! These fun and easy Backyard Olympic Games include Javelin Throw, Balance Beam, Discus Throw, Bean Bag Toss and Water Bucket Relay! Get inspired by Hoosier Homemade.
Make Your Own Olympic Medals
Reward everyone for all their hard play! Make these very realistic medals to celebrate all the little champions in your family. Get instructions from Project Nursery.
Serve Olympic Fun Foods
Don't forget to offer up some fun Olympic-themed snacks like ring cookies, torch cones, doughnuts, fruit rings and more. Get our round-up here.