Play this game as you would Hot
Potato, but pass the
trivia about the
Olympics and create a game. You can play with teams, individuals or
couples. Set a number of questions to ask with a few bonus rounds.
Give the winners an
Use the Team USA poster above to also
have party goers try to guess all the sports represented on the poster.
Play a game of musical chairs - Each player
can be given a flag of a different country (craft them before hand as an
activity) to walk around the chairs with. Play the song "It's a Small
World" for this game.
Indoors - Standing Long Jump, Discus using a
paper plate, javelin using straws, table tennis, paper or soft indoor
basketball shoots, balloon volleyball (on your knees), etc.
Outdoors - Dash, Volleyball, discus
(Frisbee throw), badminton, football throw, obstacle course, basketball
shots, swim races in a pool, or a game of baseball.
Anything to do with snow or ice!
Ice Cube Melting Contest -First to melt their ice-cube wins.
If you have
throwing contest, farthest throw wins.
Try a team sledding race. One person is on the
sled, the others get to give the sled a big push down the hill. The sled
that goes the farthest wins!
Curling is a fun discipline in the Winter Olympics.
For an indoor party use a shuffle board for outside, use chalk to mark
the circles and use hockey pucks.
Set up a series of
obstacles for an Olympic challenge. You could set up several stations
that each child must go through. On your Mark, Get Set, Go; each child
is timed on going through the challenge. The child with the best time
Some stations ideas are:
- Shoot a basket
- Target shoot - with foam
- Bicycle around some cones
- Shoot a goal with a
street hockey stick & puck
- Do 5 cart wheels,
-Swim across pool