The Olympics for Kids       

                                  
                               Sochi logo   2014 Sochi (Russia) Winter Olympics  sochi logo with url

   Official site of Sochi Winter Olympics - http://www.sochi2014.com/en
       Schedules - http://www.sochi2014.com/en/schedule-and-results
       Athletes - http://www.sochi2014.com/en/athletes-search
       Torchbearers - http://torchrelay.sochi2014.com/en/bearers
       Medals -http://www.sochi2014.com/en/medals
  
  United States Olympic Committee -
http://www.teamusa.org/Road-to-Sochi-2014

 
Olympic Movement website - http://www.olympic.org/ 

 
ESPN - The Olympics - http://espn.go.com/olympics/winter/2014/

  NBC - http://www.nbcolympics.com/

  New York Times - http://www.nytimes.com/pages/sports/olympics/index.html

   Time For Kids - Sochi Olympics - http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/2014-sochi-olympics

   Suggested activities to learn about the Sochi Winter Olympics -
     https://www.teachervision.com/olympic-games/physical-education/64877.html


History of the Olympics
http://www.journale.com/kodak/olympics/olympichistory/

Another History of the Olympic Games
http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/index_uk.asp

Olympic Timelines
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/olympicstimeline.html
http://www.timelineindex.com/content/search.php?s=+1896

Olympic Primer - history and information
http://www.la84foundation.org/6oic/primer_frmst.htm

Winter Olympics Through the Years
http://www.infoplease.com/ipsa/A0115110.html

Summer Olympics Through the Years
http://www.infoplease.com/ipsa/A0114335.html

Kaboose Olympics Links
http://holidays.kaboose.com/Olympics.html

Kids Turn Central -
http://www.kidsturncentral.com/links/2008olympics.htm

The Real Story about the Ancient Olympic Games
http://www.penn.museum/sites/olympics/olympicintro.shtml

New York Times -
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/sports/olympics/index.html
    
Yak's Corner - news for kids
http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?Category=SPORTS17

National Geographic -
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/?fs=ngm.nationalgeographic.com


Coming Soon!

   

                                Rio de Janeiro Olympics logo   Rio de Janiero 2016 Summer Olympics


Past Olympics:

 

  The London Summer Olympics  - July 27 - August 12, 2012 -    London Olympic symbol

The 2012 Summer Olympics - http://www.london2012.com/

Sports  - Mascots - Venues - Ceremonies - Olympic Torch - Schedules - News

Make Your Own Mascot - http://mascot-games.london2012.com/#/customiser
Play Games - http://mascot-games.london2012.com/#/games

Educational Resources -
      
http://getset.london2012.com/en/get-set-goes-global/international-education-programme

Project Britain - http://projectbritain.com/olympics/

Olympic Venues Map - http://www.londontown.com/How-to-use-the-Olympic-Venues-in-London-Map/
         Visitors' guide - http://www.londontown.com/

BBC  - http://www.bbc.co.uk/2012/

London Telegraph - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/8288662/London-2012-Olympics-competition-schedule.html

The Guardian - http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/olympics-2012


      

 

 

            Vancouver Olympics 2010 logoVancouver Paralympics logo

Official Vancouver Website - http://www.vancouver2010.com/ and News Updates

        Winter Sports          2010 Olympic Torch and its Route       Podcasts
        Schedules                 Mascots and Fun Zone
        Venues                      Graphic ID

Educational resources for teachers and students - http://www.olympicschool.ca/

U.S. Athletes - http://teamusa.org/athlete/usoc_athletes?sport_type=winter
 

Sports Illustrated Olympic News and Pictures -
     http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/olympics/2010/
 
NBC Sports - the 2012 Olympics - http://www.nbcolympics.com
 

Olympic News from Sportsline - http://www.sportsline.com/worldsports


Official Website China - http://en.beijing2008.cn/ One World, One Dream
    Pictograms - http://en.beijing2008.cn/63/32/column212033263.shtml
            Images - http://torchrelay.beijing2008.cn/en/image/
            Official Mascots - http://en.beijing2008.cn/spirit/beijing2008/graphic/n214068254.shtml
            Venues - http://en.beijing2008.cn/cptvenues/
Torino, Italy February 2006
    http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/OlympicGames/home/index.html

    
The Piazza - http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/OlympicGames/spirito_olimpico/look_of_the_games.html
     The Pictograms - http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/OlympicGames/spirito_olimpico/pittogrammi.html
     The Facilities - http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/OlympicGames/vieni_a_torino2006/impianti_di_gara.html
     The Winter Sports -
            http://www.torino2006.org/ENG/OlympicGames/spirito_olimpico/le_regole_delle_olimpiadi.html
     Kids Village educational page -
http://www.kidsvillage.torino2006.org/

     Kids Turn Central - http://www.kidsturncentral.com/links/2006olympics.htm

    Scheduled events and information -
      http://www.italyworldclub.com/piemonte/turin_2006/

    Turin 2006 - http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/torino/index_uk.asp
    2006 Olympic pictograms - http://www.usolympicteam.com/117_43936.htm
    Sports Illustrated Pictures

   NBC 2006 Olympics Torino, Italy
    http://www.nbc6.net/olympics2006/index.html

   2006 Olympics Sites for Kids - http://www.kidsturncentral.com/links/2006olympics.htm

  U.S. Olympian Bios past and 2006 - http://www.usolympicteam.com/40988.htm

    About the city of Torino from Borders Book Stores -
       http://www.bordersstores.com/features/feature.jsp?file=torino
 


Main Site Athens 2004 and Athens 2004
    Venues
    Look of Athens
    Olympic Torch
    Competition Schedule
    Olympic Countries
    Interesting Facts

Sports Illustrated 2004 Olympic Games in Athens
     http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/olympics/2004/

U.S. Olympics Team - http://www.usolympicteam.com/kids/Athens/site/

Olympics 2004 from FactMonster
     http://www.factmonster.com/spot/04olympics.html

Kids'Turn Central - websites for kids
http://www.kidsturncentral.com/links/2004olympics.htm
 


The Olympics for Kids -
      
http://abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/sports/olympics/
      http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/oly.html
      http://www.pocanticohills.org/olympics/winterolympics.htm
      http://www.kidskonnect.com/subject-index/30-sports/261-olympics.html
      http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/winter_olympics.htm
      http://kids-educational-activities.suite101.com/article.cfm/winter_olympics_activities_for_kids
      Mrs. Jackson's Class - http://mrscjacksonsclass.com/olympics.htm (scroll down the page for Vancouver)

Sports Illustrated for 2002 Olympics
       http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/olympics/2002/

Photos from past Olympics - http://www.usolympicteam.com/Torino2006_12797.htm

The Winter Olympics for Kids from 4th graders at Pocantico Hills School
        http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/olympics/winterolympics.htm

Yak's Corner Magazine - The 2002 Winter Olympics
        http://216.247.63.129/index/winterolympics.htm


For Teachers:

Olympics Stuff from abcteach -
   
first section is about Olympics activities; scroll down to Greek info
    Includes Olympic vocabulary, trivia, rings, motto, medal count
        activities and more
- http://abcteach.com/Olympics/olympicsTOC.htm

Education World - http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson253.shtml

Thematic Units - http://www.theteacherscorner.net/thematicunits/wolympics.htm

Olympics Activities from EdHelper
        http://www.edhelper.com/olympics.htm

Dummer Olympics for Kids - fun games with straws
http://kids-outdoor-activities.suite101.com/article.cfm/a_summer_olympics_for_kids

Enchanted Learning for Kids - The Winter Olympics in Athens
        http://www.enchantedlearning.com/olympics/

Olympic Curriculum Guide from the Amateur Athletic Foundation
        http://www.aafla.org/6oic/curriculum2.htm

Light the Fire Within - Activities by grade level and discipline -
Enter and go to Teacher Resources

        http://www.lightwithin.org

Live From Ancient Olympia lesson plan from EdSitement
        http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?ID=230

The MiniMetric Olympics from AIMS
        http://web.archive.org/web/20030804082100/http://www.aimsedu.org/Activities/minimetrics/mini-metrics.pdf

The Math Olympics from Springfield, IL
        http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/schools/Iles/math/olympicindex.html

TeacherVision Lesson Plans
        http://www.teachervision.com/lesson-plans/lesson-6651.html

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This page was developed by Kathi Mitchell
and was last updated on
January 16, 2014

 

    Midi - John Williams Fanfare and Theme from 1984 Summer Olympics
          
 http://meltingpot.fortunecity.com/covent/97/midi/midi1.html