Students can even play with judges, scoring cards, and medals for the winners!
Need a change of pace on the ice rink? Why not change it into a hockey game. Use the same rink from ice skating. Students can also use the same "skates".
This time add wrapping paper tubes for sticks and the lid from a mayonnaise jar for the puck. Goals can be added using cones or a cardboard box and your done. You just made the ice skating rink into a hockey rink.
3. Olympic Event Block Center:
Students will explore STEM concepts as they build a stadium for the opening ceremonies, ski jumps, ski lifts, half pipes, and much more. Expose students to the many different structures at the Winter Games and let their imaginations go wild. Click here for printables!
For added fun try adding colored rings or miniature country flags for students to enhance their structures.
4. Bobsled Project Learning:
Creating a project together is a great way to learn math and problem solving, social and cooperative skills, as well as art and creativity. Students can work in small groups to create their own bobsled.
Students will need a long bin or cardboard box, a variety of paper and smaller boxes, tape, and art materials for decorating. Students work together to create their bobsled.
Once bobsleds are created pretend like your driving it down the lane as you synchronize leaning right and left.
5. Tacky and the Winter Games:
This is a great read a loud for the Olympic Games and the students love the hilarious character of Tacky. See how Tacky and his fellow penguins prepare and compete in the Winter Games.
After reading the story try several different extension activities in math and reading. Or try making your own skies out of pool noodles (directions are in the product). This product can bring learning and fun together as you explore the Winter Games. Click here for product!
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