We’re getting ready for the Olympic Opening Ceremony tomorrow – and what better way to prepare for the games than with our own medals for the event.
What you need to create some medals for your summer games
Cardboard from a junk box
Plastic Cup to draw around
Gold and Silver Tissue Paper
How you make your medals for your summer games
J is just getting to the stage of wanting to draw around things so he helped me draw around a plastic cup 3 times to make our medals for our games. Once we had 3 circles I cut them out for him and drew on a rough number 1, 2 and 3.
We don’t have any foam numbers so I quickly cut out some numbers for J to stick onto the template that I had made with him. If you do have foam numbers then these would really well instead of creating them yourself. J had great fun placing them on the templates – having drawn a number he tried so hard to fit it over the top exactly.
We found some gold and silver tissue paper and tore that up into small pieces and then glued it over the top of our templates to create shiney medals and then left them to dry.
Once they were dry I cut around the excess tissue paper and used a pencil to create a hole in the top and then J and I threaded a ribbon through the hole and attached it for people to wear.
Tomorrow is the opening ceremony of this years games and also the start of Kid Bloggers Go Olympics. We would love for you to join in and come and link up any sporting posts that you have and write over the duration of the games. Each day of the games new blogs will be posting ideas and activities for your children to do and think about starting tomorrow over on Living Montessori Now…..