The 20th Commonwealth Games are well underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Australia has already won medals in a number of different sports including swimming, athletics and cycling. The following sites provide ideas and resources for including activities related to the Commonwealth Games in your classes. Enjoy!
Latest news including an up-to-date medal tally can be found on ABC Grandstand.
Game on Scotland is the official education programme of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and its legacy. It aims to provide inspiration and learning and teaching opportunities related to Glasgow 2014 and other momentous events happening throughout Scotland in the coming years. The resources section provides access filtered by stage of schooling and curriculum area.
The VCGA offers a collection of resources and activities for primary schools.
Sparklebox offers a huge range of free, downloadable teaching resources for all learning areas and many topics. The Commonwealth Games resources include games, posters and word activities.
Lots of worksheets, posters, games and activities all linked to the Commonwealth Games and free to download, edit and use.
Free downloadable posters including flags of all participating countries. Great resource if you want to decorate your classroom for the games.
This site from the Queensland government is looking ahead to the next Commonwealth Games which will be held on the Gold Coast in 2018 but it also includes some ideas and activities related to Glasgow to use now.