Lesson : Olympic Games Now and Then


This lesson looks at the origins of the Olympic Games, and how they have changed. 

Cross-curricular links: history, geography, art and design

Learning Activities:

  • Considering historical evidence of the  Ancient Olympic Games
  • Designing country ‘fact sheets’ for counties competing in London 2012
  • Exploring the Olympic Value of friendship
  • Designing Olympic mascots
  • Investigating all the different Olympic sports

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