Monday, July 23, 2012

Olympic Fun: LEGO Ring Sorting


Simple activities, especially those that involve LEGOS, are always a hit at our house.

A few months ago we shared a simple color wheel hunt with you that involved sorting our toys by color. We also made a LEGO rainbow over at Quirky Momma.


Today we're sharing how we created a similar color sorting activity for our Camp Mom Olympic Ceremonies themed week!

Materials Needed: Olympic ring colored cardstock (blue, red, green, **black, and yellow), scissors, something circular to trace, marker, painter's tape, and Legos. *Foam or poster board is optional. **I didn't have black paper, so we used white instead.

Directions:


1. Trace a circle onto each piece of colored cardstock.

2. Cut out all of the circles. My son and I worked together on this!


3. Tape circles to posterboard or floor using tape. Arrange them to look like the Olympic rings. I didn't have ours overlap, but you could.

4. Create your own Olympic rings on the correct colored paper using Legos! You could also use other toys that you have around your house if you don't have any Legos. The colored paper was a reminder for my son of where to build each ring. For older kids they might not need the help, so you could just skip that step and only build rings!


What do your kids like to create with Legos at your house?

What other Olympic themed activities have you tried? Or do you plan to try this week?


Will you be watching the Opening Ceremonies?

If you are looking for any other Olympic sorting activities, here are a few of our favorites:
  1. Collage Olympic Rings via Jennifer's Little World
  2. Olympic Ring Sort via Allie McDonald at Family Education
  3. Olympic Snowball Toss via Make and Takes (fun even in the summer!)
  4. Olympics for Kids: Color Sorting via Quirky Momma
  5. Muffin Tin M&M Ring Sorting
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We'll be sharing Olympic Opening Ceremonies themed activities this week as part of Toddler Approved's Camp Mom series! 

If you missed our Bug Week posts from last week, you can check out the round up here

The first week of Camp Mom was filled with Camp Crafts. If you missed any of them, you can find them here

Make sure to stop by at the end of the week and link up your Olympic posts in our Kid's Co-op Linky!

5 comments:

  1. Simple & lego? Love it! Pinning. xoxo Pauline

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  2. This looks like a lot foun. I bet it was fun to gather treasures for it.

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  3. This is so fun! I included it in my lego fun features for this week's sunday showcase! Thanks for sharing with us :)

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  4. Really simple and fun activity! Thanks for sharing! Hope to see you at TTrue Aim!

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