Commonwealth Games

Are you ready for yet another great sporting event? They are a great way to get the kids excited about sports, learn about some other countries and cultures, practice record keeping and have some fun! The next Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia between 4 to 15 April 2018.

  • XXI - It is the 21st Commonwealth Games
  • 11 - exciting days of sports and events
  • 5 - this is the 5th time Australia hosts the Commonwealth Games
  • 6 - continents
  • 852 - gold medals won by Australia in the Commonwealth Games!
  • 53 - countries in the Commonwealth
  • 70 - Commonwealth nations and connected territories taking part
  • 20 - sports this year
  • 6,500 - athletes and officials involved
  • 2.1 billion - people in the Commonwealth!
  • 800 - we have well over 800 printable pages of Commonwealth Games activities to enjoy with the kids at Activity Village, including colouring pages, learn to draw activities, fun worksheets, puzzles and flag printables for all the countries taking part!
Commonwealth Games Colouring Pages
Get ready for the Commonwealth Games this summer with our fun collection of colouring pages! We...
Commonwealth Games Printables
Our Commonwealth Games printables will hopefully help you get the kids really excited and involved...
Commonwealth Games Puzzles
Have a go at these word searches and "how many words" puzzles - something to keep the...
Commonwealth Games Worksheets
It's always fun to take advantage of special events in the classroom, and we hope that some of...

Commonwealth Games Sports

There are 20 sports enjoyed in the Commonwealth Games, and we've got lots for you to explore by clicking through to each sport's pages below.

Commonwealth Games sports activities
Just some of our Commonwealth Games sports activities

These are the core sports which are always part of each Commonwealth Games:

Commonwealth Games Competitors

You can find out a little about each of the nations and territories taking part by clicking the links below. And for each country coming to the Games, we also have a full set of flag printables - including flag bookmarks (some to colour), flag colouring page, flag booklet, notebooking page and jigsaw, as well as 3 or 4 different sizes of flag to print out and use in your projects. For some of the countries we also have extra activities such as crafts, colouring pages of landmarks, and map worksheets.

Countries of the Commonwealth Games - activiites at Activity Village
Nations and territories of the Commonwealth Games - a small sample of the activiites you can find here at Activity Village!

Australia - the Hosts!

Why not explore our Australia topic while you enjoy the Commonwealth Games!


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