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The world will soon be buzzing with all things Winter Games as Beijing, China prepares to host them in 2022! Your students will love these engaging activities that will better help them understand the different sports and athletes that are celebrated during this event. They’ll even learn to draw Bing Dwen Dwen, this year’s mascot! The activities can easily be used with kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students.
This is a companion pack and is intended to be used alongside your studies of the Winter Games. The activities were created to enhance your unit of study. There are no scripted lesson plans or unit guide included. Be sure to check out the PREVIEW to see more!
What grades are best suited to use this resource?
This resource was designed with kindergarten, first grade and second grade in mind, though some of the activities could be appropriate for preschool or third grade. Please ask questions and check out the preview if you aren’t sure whether or not this resource will fit your needs!
There are different activities included:
- What are the Winter Games? Nonfiction Text mini-book + article-style reader (in black/white)
- Winter Games Vocabulary (15 terms in black/white)
- Victorious Vocabulary define and draw activity (black/white)
- Winter Games sports trading cards (color and black/white)
- Types of Sports Anchor Chart/Poster Labels (black/white)
- Types of Sports Graphing Activity (black/white)
- Journal Prompts (5 prompts; black/white)
- Traits of an Athlete Adjective Map (2 versions; black/white)
- Torch Craft templates (black and white)
- Countdown to the Winter Games craft
- China Fact Sheet (black and white)
- China printable flag (color)
- China Flag coloring page (black and white)
- Sketch the likeness of Bing Dwen Dwen (mascot directed draw; black and white)
Will this resource be updated for future Winter Games?
This pack was originally created for the 2018 Winter Games and That promise has been fulfilled and this resource is current for the 2022 games.
Who created this resource?
This resource was designed by W. Abby Mullins, a former kindergarten and first grade teacher and mother of three, who most recently was an interventionist. She has a B.A. in Psychology from The University of Kentucky, along with a B.A. in Elementary Education from Northern Kentucky University. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching from NKU with a specialization in leadership. Abby is passionate about education an enjoys creating materials that engage and inspire teachers and students alike!
The use of the words Olympic and Olympics has been removed and/or replaced throughout this resource to comply with trademark law.