Add Olympic Fun to Your Homeschool

Add Olympic Fun to your Homeschool

The Brave Writer Guide
to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Whether you have a house full of winter Olympic sports fans, or you don’t know the difference between luge and bobsled, take heart! Brave Writer has you covered.

The Olympic games are ripe with learning opportunities that dovetail beautifully with the Brave Writer Lifestyle. From Poetry Teatime to art appreciation, nature study to movies, there is something for everyone when it comes to the world’s biggest sports extravaganza. We’ve got activities not only for sports lovers, but for your musicians, artists, and geography-whiz-kids too.

The XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea kick off with the Opening Ceremonies on Friday, February 9, and continue through Sunday, February 25.

Add Olympic Fun to Your Homeschool

To enrich your fun during the games enjoy our book suggestions below then for many more Brave Writer Lifestyle-inspired ideas download our FREE guide. We’ve even included some Olympic-size big juicy conversation topics you can dig into with your teens!

Brave Writer Guide to the Winter Olympics

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Olympic titles for your morning basket


Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid. 3–8 years.
Max and Marla by Alexandra Boiger. 3–5 years.
Tacky and the Winter Games by Helen Lester. 4–7 years.
Olympig! by Victoria Jamieson. 5–8 years.


Yes, I Can!: The Story of the Jamaican Bobsled Team by Devon Harris. 6–9 years.
Kid’s Guide to the 2018 WInter Games by Jack L. Roberts.
The Treasures of the Olympic Winter Games by The Olympic Museum & IOC.
TIME-LIFE The Olympics: Moments That Made History by Time Life.
Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics by Sue Macy.


G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet by Brad Herzog. 6–9 years.
Goodnight Hockey by Michael Dahl. 4–7 years.
A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet by Kurt Browning. 6–9 years.

Also look for books about specific sports that grab the attention of your young Olympic enthusiasts!

As you explore these ideas, we’d love to see your Olympic creativity at work! If you’re incorporating the Olympics into your homeschool, post photos on social media with the hashtag #2018bwl so we can share in the fun!

Let the games begin!

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