Scotto's Place: Fun With Olympicshttp://www.scottosplace.com/OlympicsEduMaterials08.shtml
Age Range: 6-10 (approximately)
This website is provided by Scott Weberg, a Christian homeschool dad who
works in software development. He and his wife homeschool their four
children. He creates resources for them to use, and posts them to his
website to help other homeschoolers. He has developed a Summer Olympics
curriculum that you can access for free.
Note: Scotto's Summer Olympic curriculum does not contain religious content
and is suitable for people of all faiths and beliefs.
When you get to the site you'll see a brief introduction and a menu of
subjects that include:
*Olympic Medal Math - Get Olympic-themed word problems and math worksheets
(in pdf files) that cover addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
*Olympic Geography - Print out maps and have the kids locate cities that
have hosted the Olympics and identify medal-contending countries.
*Fun Olympic Puzzles - Develop language arts with an Olympic word scramble.
*Medal Charts by Continent and Country - Enhance your social studies
curriculum by having your kids keep track of the medal-winning countries
with these handy, printable worksheets!
*Other Suggested Activities - Get ideas for making your own Olympic medal,
mascot, collage, flag, and poster.
This is an ingenious way to incorporate current events into learning every
Diane Flynn Keith
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