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OT/PT Corner: Awesome Backyard Olympics Ideas for Kids

Article and Image Source: Melissa & Doug

by Kristina Buskirk

I have always loved watching the Summer Olympics. As a little kid I would glue myself to the TV watching gymnastics and cheering on my favorite athletes. Now as a mom I love to find ways to share Olympics fun with my own kids through simple games.

Today I am sharing four more simple Olympics themed activities that you can do in your backyard. These activities are easy to put together and a whole lot of fun. For our backyard Olympics each team was given an activity to do.

Once they completed one activity, they moved to the next one. Once they finished all four activities they were done! The fastest, most enthusiastic, silliest or hard-working kids earned awards.

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