Athletics

Athletics competitions date back to the Ancient Olympics in Greece. The term Athletics includes a number of very popular events involving running, jumping, throwing and walking, and these events form the major part of the Summer Olympics.

Athletics Collage Colouring Page

Athletics Collage Colouring Page

Here's a colouring page for older children showing many of the events that are competed for in athletics, including running races, high jump, long jump, javelin and hurdles.

Athletics Colouring Page

Athletics Colouring Page

Here's a fun athletics colouring page for younger kids. If you look carefully you will see that our athlete is wearing Team GB's kit from the London Olympics 2012!

Athletics Colouring Page 2

Athletics Colouring Page 2

This female athlete looks like she might win the race! Younger children will enjoy colouring her in, we hope.

Athletics Finger Tracing

Athletics Finger Tracing

Young athletics fans will enjoy learning their letters with our fun finger tracing printable! First finger trace, then trace with a pencil, then colour in!  

Athletics Handwriting Worksheet

Athletics Handwriting Worksheet

Most children enjoy taking part in athletics, and it is also one of the favourite sports to watch. We thought it would be fun to try an athletics handwriting worksheet, too!

Athletics Poster

Athletics Poster

Print out our athletics poster for younger kids, for display or to use in projects, perhaps. The simple outlines make it perfect for cutting and sticking, too.

Athletics Story Paper

Athletics Story Paper

Here is some fun printable story paper with an athletics theme - perfect for stories, reports and all sorts of writing projects, with some colouring in thrown in too!

Athletics Story Paper 2

Athletics Story Paper 2

Use the female athlete in the picture as inspiration for some story writing - or perhaps use the paper to write a report about an athletics event...

Athletics Tracing Worksheet

Athletics Word Tracing

Tracing words is always good practise when you are learning to write, and these sports tracing worksheets make it fun! This one features the word "athletics", and, as always, we've included a picture to colour too.

Athletics Writing Page

Athletics Writing Page

Get your pen ready to race along the line as it writes something exciting on this athletics writing page. When you're done, if you have chosen the black and white version you can colour the runner in your favourite colours.

Athletics Writing Page 2

Athletics Writing Page 2

If your child loves athletics, maybe this printable writing page will encourge him or her to write about the sport...

Boys Sprint Colouring Page

Boys Sprint Colouring Page

Who will win the race? We think that this colouring page really captures the atmosphere of a fierce boys' sprint at Sports Day or athletics competitions...

Hurdles Colouring Page

Hurdles Colouring Page

The hurdles race in this colouring page looks lots of fun! It's just one of a set of Sports Day colouring pages at Activity Village.

Learn to Draw an Athlete

Learn to Draw an Athlete

Drawing a person running can seem a daunting task for a child - but not after following along with our step by step tutorial!

Running Race Colouring Page

Running Race Colouring Page

It looks like the children are having a lot of fun in this running race colouring page. Perhaps it is Sports Day?

Whose Feet Athlete

Whose Feet Athlete

This athlete could specialise in sprints or long distance, high jump or long jump! It's up to the kids to fill in the rest of the picture...

Famous Olympians
Many of the men and women featured in our Famous Olympians section were athletes.

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