Olympic Crafts and Recipes for Kids

by Elina Bolokhova

Olympic Crafts and Recipes for Kids

The Summer Olympics are here! Bring the fun of the Games home with these Olympic crafts, activities and recipes gathered from around the web.

Winning Treats
These cupcakes are topped with a fondant garnish that really takes the cake!

Olympic Cupcakes from A Small Snippet

Pop Baby Pop
These couldn't be easier to make and the kids will gobble them up with minimal mess!

Popcorn Torches from A Small Snippet

#1 Kid
These felt medals have a pocket, so you can reward your little one whenever he does a gold standard deed.

Everyone's a Winner Medals from Collage Collage

Crowning Glory
Your kid can decorate a simple paper plate with cutout leaves and voilà—a crown fit for a victor!

Laurel Wreath Crown from Creekside Learning

Union Jack
Celebrate the host country of the 2012 Olympic Games by using a sugar cookie base, cream cheese frosting and fruit to make a festive (and summer-appropriate) flag.

British Flag Pizza from Heron's Crafts

Cookies That Take the Gold
These gingerbread medals are perfect for "winning," wearing and eating!

Gold Medal Cookies from Me and My Shadow

All the Hoopla
Use old spice jars and colored cardboard to make a fun ring toss game.

Olympic Hoopla Game from Multiple Mummy

Light That Fire
Poster board and tissue paper are all that is needed to make this super cute Olympic torch. Kids can draw on theirs or leave it blank.

Olympic Torch from Blue Skies Ahead

Lunchtime Champion
This lunchbox surprise is easily accomplished with a cookie cutter. Tailor the sandwich to your child's tastes.

Olympics Bento Box from This Lunch Rox

Going for the Gold
Stage your own Olympic Games and give out these felt medals—bronze, silver or gold—as prizes.

Felt Olympic Medals from Just Another Day in Paradise