What you’ll need
Things to use in an obstacle course (like pillows, books, or chairs; add optional exercise equipment like jump ropes or hula hoops)
Stuffed animals or dolls (optional)
Ask About Today
What Olympic sport would you like to compete in?
est. 20 min
All About the Olympics
What are the Olympics? Where did they start? Learn all about it in this video from Homeschool Pop.
This year’s Olympics take place in Tokyo, Japan. Since we can’t go in person, let's visit Japan with the Junior Jetsetters.
Olympic Words of the Day
These Olympic figure skaters are teaching Cookie Monster and Elmo some new words.
It’s the Cookie Games!
Cookie Monster competes with himself in these Olympic games. Play along and help him!
est. 30 min
Build an Obstacle Course
Make your own obstacle course at home. Think about things you can hop over, climb under, or balance on. Watch this video for ideas! Now have a race with your stuffed animals. Go! (Ask for help from your grown-up before you try this.)
est. 9 min
Join Xploration Theater for this read-aloud of “Flying High,” a book about Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, written by Michelle Meadows, with pictures by Ebony Glenn.
est. 15 min
Family Olympics time! Have your family try your obstacle course. Time everyone. The winner chooses dinner!