Every two years the worlds athletes gather to display their patriotism and prowess in feats of agility and strength. Everyone has their favorite in the Summer and Winter Olympics and whether you are watching the games that are going to be in Sochi for 2014, Rio for 2016 or PyeongChang in 2018 they are always more enjoyable when you throw your full spirit behind your country. There are few ways that are better at generating spirit and excitement for the sports competitions than creating some Olympic games crafts for kids. There are torches to be made and Olympic Rings posters to be made so get to the Olympics crafts and get into the spirit.
Tissue Paper Olympic Rings Craft - This Olympic craft was designed by the FreeKidsCrafts team to help everyone get into the Olympic spirit. Great craft to teach color recognition and coordination.
Printable Olympic Medals - Here's another great craft from the FreeKidsCrafts team. Printable medals just in time for the Olympic season. Set up your own backyard Olympics with these and other Olympic crafts found on our Sports and Olympic theme page.
Olympic Torch Crafts Project - The FreeKidsCrafts team has created this easy to make torch so you can set up your the Olympic games in your own back yard or school. Be sure to also make the Olympic Rings to make the event even more authentic.
Winter Olympic Scrap Art Crafts Activity - The FreeKidsCrafts team is excited that the Winter Olympics are coming to our neighbor Canada this year. We've made these patterns so you can design a costume to match your country no matter where you live and cheer them on.
Beaded Olympic Suncatcher - - What could be more fun than celebrating the Olympics and your own favorite sport...beading!
Ceremonial Olympic Torch - - Celebrate the Winter Olympic Games 2010 by making this super simple ceremonial Olympic torch craft. Create your own games in the backyard with the help of neighborhood friends and some grown ups!
Cheerleader Mini Pom Pom Swap - - Proudly display the colors of your school or your country with these mineature pom pom pins. Make lots of them and be prepared to swap with people you meet from other schools or countries.
Colored Ring Flag - - Kids can celebrate the Olympics - in style by making this colored ring flag. The real Olympic flag has a white background and five different colored intersecting rings (red, green, blue, yellow, and black), and represents every color that appears in a country flag worldwide.
Create an Olympic Torch and other Origami Paper Crafts - - Welcome to the AFG Olympics Party Planning series! If you have already checked out our amazing Beijing Olympics party platters and taken the Wasabi Challenge, its time to get creative with some Olympics crafts. Below, learn how to make your very own Beijing Olympics torch, as well as other cool origami paper crafts such as plum blossoms and pandas. Let's get started!
Easy Coiless Flag Pins - - No more struggling with coiled pins! Larger sized "E" beads make beaded pins easier for kids.
Embossed Olympic Medals - - Used embossing paper and design your own Olympic medals.
Favorite Sport Paper Chain - - Create this fun, dangling chain to show off your favorite sport or team. Use Crayola Total Tools™ to add to the fun!
Flag Handprint Wreath - - This flag handprint wreath makes an excellent group project for international days or sporting events such as the Olympic Games - and it makes a stunning wall or table decoration too!
Free Beaded Safety Pin Patterns for the Sports Fan - - Make fun pins for yourself and others to wear in honor of your favorite sporting events - check out these free sports related beaded safety pin designs! For every free pattern I provide, you can click the link and find a list that explains how many safety pins to use and what sizes to use. There is also a colored graph of the project illustrating how many beads of each color to use.
Go for the Gold: Olympic Medal Craft - - Get into the Olympic spirit by making our fun winner's medal.
Gold Medals - - These fun Gold Medals are a great way to end children's sporting events or sports-themed parties. Your child's eyes will sparkle as bright as their medal.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals - - Everyone can feel like an Olympic medal winner with one of our shrink art medals.
How to Create an Easy United States Flag with your Preschooler - - With the Summer Olympics in full force, now would be the time to teach your preschooler about the flag from the United States of America. With a few simple craft supplies and a great imagination, you can help your preschooler show his or her support for the "home" team! This flag can be displayed on a window, door or wall, or waved proudly while watching a favorite Olympic sport.
How to Make an Olympic Swimmer Halloween Costume - - United States swimmers have become quite popular following the 2008 Olympics. If you would like to attend a Halloween party dressed as Michael Phelps or Dara Torres, you do not have to plunk down a wad of money at a trendy costume shop. Instead, create your own homemade swimming champion costume. Who knows, you could win a medal of your own--for most original costume!
Basketball "Friends" - - Everything is here for game of basketball... uniforms, sneakers, even the ball. This craft is perfect for the Special Olympics.
Basketball Hoop Game - - Follow these free instructions, submitted by Cami, for making a cool basketball hoop craft that is a game you can play once it is done.
Basketball Pin or Magnet Craft - - Follow these directions and make this unique pin or magnet that features a basketball design. These make nice.pngts to give to sports fans, moms, and coaches.
Basketball Player Pony Bead Pattern - - You choose the colors to one one to look like your favorite player!
Billy Basketball Paper Craft - - With the Olympics coming up and my 6 year old's new favorite sport being basketball, I thought I'd start some Sports Buddies crafts for the kids to enjoy.
Bobby Bowling Paper Craft - - With the Olympics coming up and my 6 year old's new favorite sport being bowling, I thought I'd start some Sports Buddies crafts for the kids to enjoy.
Curling-On Ice! - - Looking for a game to play on ice? Curling is a popular sport, especially in Scotland and Canada. Keep your toes warm with this triarama!
Design Your Dream Stadium - - You’re the engineer and architect! Design and build a Olympics Sports stadium of your dreams.
Flaming Puck Pin or Magnet - - This easy pin makes a great craft for kids to make, whether they are hockey players or hockey fans. They also make great 'mom' pins, which are traditionally made to give out to all the mothers and/or fathers of hockey players who are participating in a tournament.
Football Player Craft - - This football player toilet paper roll craft makes a great project to occupy kids while parents are watching the game.
Free Pattern and Diretions to Sew a Basketball Pillow - - The pattern provided can be enlarged at a copy machine for a full size basketball. The pattern provided makes a ball that fits nicely in an adult hand.
Getting to the Goal - - Visualize goals and dreams as you use markers to draw yourself overcoming obstacles.
Goalie’s Goal - - Capture the action with this 3-D soccer display. Show your team's colors! Go for the goal!
Golf Ball Dog Craft - - Make this special dog a golf fan can display on a shelf or even used as a paperweight! If the person you are making this.pngt for does not like golf, you can use small Styrofoam balls that are painted to resemble the balls from their favorite sport such as basketballs, baseballs, or soccer balls.
Golf Ball Seeds - - This is a cute gag.pngt for children to make for parents or grandparents. It goes well with a.pngt of golf balls or clubs.
Golf Yarn Bug - - With his visor and mini golf club, this bug is sure get a hole-in-one.
Gymnast Pony Bead Pattern - - Learn to make this gymnastic pony bead keyring.
Hockey Jersey Pin or Magnet - - This easy pin or magnet, which looks like a tiny hockey jersey, makes a great craft for kids, whether they are hockey players or hockey fans. They also make great 'mom' pins, which are traditionally made to give out to all the mothers and/or fathers of hockey players who are participating in a tournament.
Hockey or Ice Skate Pin or Magnet - - This easy pin or magnet, which looks like a tiny hockey or ice skate, makes a great craft for sports fans. They also make great 'mom' pins, which are traditionally made to give out to all the mothers and/or fathers of players who are participating in a tournament.
Hockey Puck Pin or Magnet - - This easy pin or magnet, which looks like a hockey puck, makes a great craft for kids, whether they are hockey players or hockey fans. They also make great 'mom' pins, which are traditionally made to give out to all the mothers and/or fathers of hockey players who are participating in a tournament.
Hockey Star Pin or Magnet - - This easy pin or magnet, which features a hockey stick and puck on a star, makes a great craft for hockey fans. They also make great 'mom' pins, which are traditionally made to give out to all the mothers and/or fathers of players who are participating in a tournament.
Hold A Boat Race - - Take advantage of a glorious summer day to combine a craft and outdoor activity in one! And if the sun isn't shining, you could always use the bath tub!
Howie Hockey Paper Craft - - The Hockey Buddy is my ninth addition to the Sports Buddies -- and my first "Winter Olympics" sports buddy.
Ice Skate Pin - - Make an adorable pair skates to pin to your sweater. Use them as winter SWAPs or for your Canadian SWAPs.
Ice Skating "Friends" - - Dress your friends up for a day on the ice.
I Ice Skate - - Capture the speed and grace of ice skating! Spin! Leap! Glide! Children imagine themselves in the spotlight.
International Puppets - - Dress a puppet in traditional international clothes made from ribbon, yarn and fabric scraps.
Inuit Bead Head SWAPs for Canada - Make these to swap on Thinking Day.
Jumping Gymnasts - - What's your favorite gymnastics routine? Show vault action, trampoline tricks, or balance beam skills in this colorful pop-up.
Karate Craft - - "Jill" told me her 5 year old son Eric was taking Tae Kwon Do (Korean version of Karate) and asked if I could come up with an appropriate craft, so I put this one together.
Laurel Wreath - - Future Olympians unite! Make a laurel wreath and show off your skills as an athlete.
Make An Ice Rink Craft - - When it is cold and snowy outside, kids can make this ice rink craft for their action or fashion dolls to enjoy!
Make an Olive Leaf Crown - - At the ancient Olympic games, winners were usually awarded with a crown made of olive leaves.
Make an Olympic Medal - - Here is a quick and easy way to make your own "gold" medal for the Olympic games!
Make An Olympic Podium - - Just the right size to fit your teddy Olympic mascots and other dolls and soft toys, this Olympic podium craft makes satisfying use of cardboard boxes!
Make an Olympic Torch - - The Olympic torch is a widely-recognised symbol of the Olympic games with its origins going back to Ancient Greece, when a fire was kept burning throughout the games.
Make Your Own Olympic Medals - - These pretty medals will take pride of place at your own Olympic Games - or perhaps you can make them with the kids to hand out as an "award" for extra special behavior.
Miniature Hockey Bag Pin or Magnet - - This easy pin, which looks like a miniature hockey bag with a stick poking out of it, makes a great craft for kids to make, whether they are hockey players or hockey fans. They also make great 'mom' pins, which are traditionally made to give out to all the mothers and/or fathers of hockey players who are participating in a tournament.
Mini Model Magic Sports Balls - - Get the ball rolling with these miniature Model Magic® sports balls. Encourage your all-stars to make one for every sport, or make up their own games.
Multi-Colored Streamers - - Celebrate the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 by cheering on your favorite athletes with this festive multi-colored homemade streamer. Use the Olympic colors as we have, or decorate yours with your favorite team’s colors.
Olympic Bingo Cards - - Celebrate the Olympics with a modified version of this age-old favorite game. These Olympic bingo cards can be printed off for any number of children. We've included three cards pre-printed with numbers.
Olympic Crafts for Preschoolers and Toddlers - - Help your preschooler or toddler make fun and easy Olympic crafts. Your child will love having props to be part of the action (and that might mean that you can watch your favorite event without too many interruptions!)
Olympic crafts to get you in the spirit - - Back in the 1964 Winter Olympics, my uncle won the only gold medal for the US team. Even though it took place before I was born, it's still something the family is so proud of. We're a family that gets pretty excited about the Olympics... because we know that it's a dream that can really come true.
Olympic "Friends" - - Outfits for gymnastics, swimming, track and field and more or you can design your own warm up suit and have your friend carrying a flag!
Olympic Medal - - Instructions for making olympic medals for your own backyard olympic games.
Olympic Medal Chart - - You can use this medal chart to keep track of the top scoring countries (in which case you will need to print out the appropriate flags). However, we think it works better if you choose 5 or 6 "favorite" countries and track their progress through the Olympic Games.
Olympic Medals - - Your children will feel like Olympians when they're sporting their own Olympic medals! Hold your own family games and dole out your homemade medals to the winners of each event: Balloon-between-the-knees race, backward race, egg-a-thon relay, high jump . . . the possibilities are endless.
Olympic Olive Wreath - - Your kids can make this simple and easy symbolic olive wreath craft to help get into the spirit of the Olympic games.
Olympic Rings Paper Cut - - Paper cutting is an ancient Chinese craft and paper cuts are often very intricate. They are used for decoration and regarded as good luck. Here is a clever idea for making your own Olympic Rings paper cut, specially for the Beijing Olympic games.
Olympic Torch - - The FreeKidsCrafts team has created this easy to make torch so you can set up your the Olympic games in your own back yard or school.
Olympic Torch - - Here's a fun craft for the kids to celebrate the Olympic Games!
Olympic Torch Craft - - Instructions for making an olympic torch for your own backyard Olympic games.
Olympic Window Flags - - This transparent version of the Olympic rings symbol looks striking displayed in the window, and is a great activity for learning colors and practising cutting, too.
Olympic Yarn Bug - - Make a torch bearer Yarn Bug to celebrate the Olympics.
Paper Plate Olympic Rings - - At the ancient Olympic games, winners were usually awarded with a crown made of olive leaves.
Patriotic Finger Weave Headband - - Remembering finger weaving with stretchy loops? Your kids will love it as much as you did! My eight-year-old daughter, Jamie, designed this patriotic headband and showed me how to make it!
Perler Bead Winter Sports - - Pick your favorite winter sport and do it up in perler beads.
Teddy Mascots - - Kids can have great fun dressing up their teddies and other toys as mascots - either for a real sporting event (dress them up to support your favorite countries in the Olympics.
Tissue Paper Olympic Rings - - This Olympic craft was designed by the FreeKidsCrafts team to help everyone get into the Olympic spirit. Great craft to teach color recognition and coordination.
Winner's Medal - - Make any young athlete feel like an Olympic champ with this winner's medal craft. It's an encouraging.pngt for school play days or summer track-and-field meets.
Winter Olympics Crafts and Activity Ideas for Kids - - Kids always love a good craft project. Incorporating the 2010 Winter Olympics into a family or school art project is a great way to pique kids' interest in the Winter Olympics. Here are three different fun and easy Winter Olympic craft ideas for kids.
Printable Olympic Medals - - Here's another great craft from the FreeKidsCrafts team. Printable medals just in time for the Olympic season.
Sally Softball Paper Craft - - With the Olympics coming up, I thought I'd start some Sports Buddies crafts for the kids to enjoy. Sally Softball is my third addition to the Sports Buddies (my daughters were very pleased to see that Sally is a girl buddy).
Sammy Soccer (or Franky Football) Paper Craft - - With the Olympics coming up, I thought I'd start some Sports Buddies crafts for the kids to enjoy. Sammy Soccer is my fifth addition to the Sports Buddies (this is my oldest daughter, Tasha's favorite sports buddy -- she's 10 and LOVES to play soccer).
Seeing Swimmers - - These crayon-resist swimmers are cool in the pool! Paint your underwater adventure at a camp, water park, or at a swim meet.
Ski Collage - - Here are some ideas for a ski collage picture for kids to make as a winter craft, or perhaps for the Winter Olympics or a sporting theme.
Snowboard Slalom - - Capture action in the exciting, extreme sport of snowboarding! Make great snow scenes with Crayola® Gel Markers using pointillism.
Snow Sports - - The action heats up when kids freeze frame their favorite winter sports on hand-crafted televisions. Help them tune into their own thrilling ideas as they use crayon resist to create a wonderland of winter sports.
Soccer Friends - - Make a whole team of soccer friends with uniforms in your school colors.
Sport Pennant - - Paint your message and add foamies to decorate.
Stick Balance Beam Craft - - If your child is a gymnast or just loves watching gymnastics, this is a fun stick balance beam craft for kids to make to celebrate the Olympics.
Swim Goggles - - Make these fun swim goggles and you can pretend that you are an Olympic swim champion coming into the final lap!
Tammy Tennis Paper Craft - - With the Olympics coming up, I thought I'd start some Sports Buddies crafts for the kids to enjoy. Tammy Tennis is my sixth addition to the Sports Buddies.
Tissue Paper Basketball - - This tissue paper creation makes a great wall decoration for the kid who is into basketball. If you have leftover orange tissue paper from.pngts or decorations, it's already crumpled and half way there.
Vicky Volleyball Paper Craft - - With the Olympics coming up, I thought I'd start some Sports Buddies crafts for the kids to enjoy. Vicky Volleyball is my fourth addition to the Sports Buddies.
World Neighbors Handprint Poem - - October 24th is UN Day. We designed this craft to encourage all of us every day to reach out to our neighbors around the world and here at home.
Activities for Summer Olympics for Preschoolers - - Summer Olympic activities for preschoolers teach them about the world event. The theme lends itself naturally to many different preschool activities, from craft projects to physical activities. The hands-on approach to summer Olympics lessons lets the preschool students jump right in to the action. They'll gain a better understanding of the Olympics and its main components--and they will have fun.
Create an Olympic Antenna Head for Your Party Crafts - - Hosting and Olympics party is an event that only comes along once every four years, so you've got to make it great! When the guests and the kids get kind of bored watching all of the Olympic events on television you can distract them with these patriotic antenna heads. This is an excellent craft item that guests can make to show their support of team USA! Though you can make the Antenna Heads using the colors of any country.
How to Make an Olympic Gymnast Halloween Costume - - During the summer Olympics, one of the most popular competitions is the women's gymnastics. The Olympic gymnast can be an original Halloween costume that is simple to put together. While this one probably will not come pre-packaged from costume shops, you'll still impress your friends with this unexpectedly creative costume.
Olympic Crafts: Let the Fun and Games Begin! - - Bring the Olympic spirit home with these great crafts and snacks your kids are sure to love!
Olympic Pins - - Make your own Olympic pins, depicting each family members, friends, etc. favorite sport! They could be done in felt, paper, or even polymer clay with the design drawn on or cut from a magazine (a swimmer, a runner, etc.) and the the whole piece could be glued to a simple pin back!
Olympic Rings - - It is widely believed that the colours of the rings were chosen because at least one of them can be found in the flag of every nation, though this has never been confirmed as the intention of the designer.
Olympic Torches - - These crafts were sent in by Vicki, one of our viewers from Australia!
Paper Olympic Rings - - Make these paper Olympic rings with your children.