Going for the Gold!
The 2022 Winter Olympic games provide the perfect opportunity to incorporate some history, physical education, social studies, science, and geography into your winter homeschool. This year, the Winter Olympics are held in Beijing, China, from February 4 through February 20. Check out this Homeschool Living for some great ways to incorporate Winter Olympic activities into your homeschool.
You can find all the information you need to be able to watch the 2022 Winter Olympic games and ceremonies, as well as live updates, information about the events and athletes, and Olympics trivia on the official Olympics website.
Download free printable Winter Olympics coloring pages to help keep younger students focused. They’re also great resources for creating your own timelines of the games and events, incorporating hands-on activities into a lap book or unit study, and illustrating the different Olympic activities for younger children.
Find out everything you want to know about the Winter Olympic sporting events and categories. This is a great resource for researching sporting events that you may not be familiar with, and a great opportunity for students to practice their research skills.
These Winter Olympics activities for kids from Fun Loving Families include DIY tabletop hockey, indoor ice cube luge, bathtub curling, indoor wax paper ice skating, and simple craft ideas to make your own Olympic medals, Olympic torches, and American flags.
The athlete roster on Olympics.com allows you to check out the profiles of all of the athletes participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics, and allows you to search by event and nation. You can have older students choose a few athletes to learn about and help them follow their athletes’ progress through the games.