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Start of Winter Olympics

Start of Winter Olympics

The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France. Since then, the games have been held every four years, except for the war years of 1940 and 1944. The Winter Olympics are a major international sporting event, featuring athletes from around the world competing in a variety of sports. The games are also an important cultural event, showcasing the cultures of the participating countries. The Winter Olympics are a source of national pride for many countries, and the games often generate large amounts of media coverage and public interest.

This year, Beijing is going to host the Winter Olympics which are planned to include 109 events over 15 disciplines in 7 sports.

Have fun in this sports season with these sporty resources in your care setting!

Activity Ideas:

  • Enjoy this Winter themed sensory activity – here
  • Learn about the Winter Olympics with our activity book – here