Ancient Olympics

Find out about the Ancient Olympics and enjoy our collection of learning resources, fun printables and craft ideas with the kids.

About the Ancient Olympic Games

About the Ancient Olympic Games

What do you know about the Ancient Olymipcs? We've pulled together some information in "fun fact" format to get the kids started.

Ancient Olympics Cloze Worksheet

Ancient Olympics Cloze Worksheet

A fun addition to an Olympic or Ancient Greek project, children can learn about the ancient Olympics with our cloze worksheet. Read the text and fill in the missing words.

Ancient Olympics Word Search

Ancient Olympics Word Search

Have a go at this Ancient Olympics word search puzzle. There are some differences but also some surprising similarities!

Guest Post - Learning about the Olympics

Guest Post - Learning about the Olympics

It seems like with everything going on at the moment there is just not that same level of excitement about the Olympics like there usually is, so I thought it might be fun to spend a little bit of time looking at where the Olympics originated.

Olive Wreath Note Cards

Olive Wreath Note Cards

Two printable notecards with an olive wreath design - useful for writing projects in your Ancient Greece studies and as Olympic writing frames too.

Olive Wreath Notebooking Page

Olive Wreath Notebooking Page

Here's an olive wreath notebooking page to use in your Ancient Greece studies or for the Ancient Olympic Games. Three variations available.

Olive Wreath Writing Frames

Olive Wreath Writing Frames

Six small olive wreath writing frames - perfect for writing out facts about Ancient Greece of the Ancient Olympic Games.

Olympic Wreath Story Paper

Olympic Wreath Story Paper

What do you think it must have been like at the Ancient Olympic games? Why not write a story describing what it you think it would have been like to compete on our printable Olympic wreath story paper. 

Olympic Wreath Symmetry Worksheet

Olympic Wreath Symmetry Worksheet

This Olympic wreath symmetry worksheet asks the kid to copy one half of the wreath over to the other side of the page. The worksheet with the grid is easier, but still challenging!

Olympic Wreath Writing Page

Olympic Wreath Writing Page

The olive wreath was the prize for the winner at the ancient Olympic Games and is seen as a symbol of victory and honour. Write a creative story set at the ancient Olympic games on this writing page, or use it to record facts and research. 

Olympics Venn Diagram Printable

Olympics Venn Diagram Printable

Use this Olympics Venn Diagram Printable to encourage the kids to do some thinking and sorting in the classroom! Compare and contrast the ancient and modern Olympic Games using a Venn diagram.

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