Are you looking for Olympics activities for kids? Will you be watching the Opening Ceremonies together as a family this Friday?
When I was a kid, I loved to watch the Olympics, beginning with the opening ceremonies. I am passing on this tradition to my kids, and wanted to make it a little more interactive. I researched which countries are participating in this winter’s Olympics, and put together a scavenger hunt for families to do together.
Click here to download the 2014 Olympics Opening Ceremonies Flag Scavenger Hunt! While you’re watching the Opening Ceremonies, earn:
- 1 point for finding the team and flag
- 1 point for naming the country
- 1 point for naming the continent
If you want to really challenge your geography skills, take a globe out and find the countries as you go. Work together as a family or compete against each other to find all of the flags! Let me know on facebook how you do.
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