Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Summer Olympics

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Make watching the Olympics even more fun with this free printable scavenger hunt for kids. It’s 4 free pages of summer Olympics themed images to look for while watching the Olympics.

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I vividly remember watching the Olympics together with my family every four years in my childhood. It was a lot of fun, created wonderful shared memories and gave us something to look forward to every few years.

Adding Olympic themed games, like this scavenger hunt for kids, to your family’s watching makes the 2-week event even more fun.

Find the current information and event schedule on the Olympic Committee site.

What makes Olympic themed activities great?

  • It’s a fun way for your family to spend time together.
  • It can be used as part of a homeschooling curriculum.
  • It’s an opportunity to teach:
    • Geography
    • History
    • Sports
    • The benefits of determination and hard work
  • It’s a great opportunity to encourage physical activity and health
  • It’s an opportunity for your child to learn more about different sports they many want to try.

If you enjoy watching the Olympics together, be sure to pin this free resource and printable- Family Olympics Game Watching Ideas.

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Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Summer Olympics

This scavenger hunt includes items to search for that will be found in the summer Olympics:

  • Medal ceremony
  • Gold medal – found during ceremonies and interviews
  • Silver medal – found during ceremonies and interviews
  • Stop watch or timer – can be found in most events
  • Sunglasses – found on competitors or spectators
  • Numbers – look for numbers on the athletes, on lanes and on scores
  • Sign – found in the spectators
  • Olympic flame – found at opening and closing ceremonies
  • Microphone – found with commentators
  • News camera – found in all events
  • Flags – look for flags with the colors listed
  • Hats – look for the colors listed
  • Racing Lanes – for any of the sports
  • Hurdles – found in track sports
  • 28 different summer Olympic sports

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Looking for more scavenger hunts for kids?

Other summer ideas you might have missed

  • Summer Word Search – This free 5-page summer word search printable is a fun way to learn for kids and adults. Includes 41 summer themed words & an answer key.
  • Nature Scavenger Hunt in the Summer – Have fun this summer with a free printable Nature Scavenger Hunt (whether you’re in the woods or the suburbs) More than 30 items on 4 different sheets.
  • Easy DIY Tie Dyed Shoes – Making your own DIY tie dye shoes is easy with this tutorial. It’s a creative fashionable craft you can make with kids’ and teens.

Be sure to pin for later so every four years you can find this scavenger hunt for kids for the summer Olympics and share it with friends.

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