Free puzzle games, stories, crafts, and printable activities for kids ages 4–12.

Get Your Game On!Get Your Game On!
While the 2020 Summer Olympics have been postponed, now’s still a great time to Get Your Game On, the theme of our new collection of Highlights@Home. You’ll find lots of creative ways to have some fun playing games.Your youngsters will love testing their athletic ability in a Backyard Olympics. We’ve included 10 game ideas inspired by real Olympic events, like Wiffle ball golf and fencing with pool noodles. To really get into the Olympic spirit, let your kids make medals and plan a simple awards ceremony complete with the national anthem. You and your kids can also take a quiz to find out what sport you are! You may want to take this opportunity to help your kids learn about the Olympics. In this collection, you’ll find a great article about Louis Tewanima, a 1912 Olympic medalist whose story will open the door to conversations about resilience, managing hardship, and the challenges Native Americans have faced. Ok, let the games begin. Lace up your shoes and join in the fun!
solve a puzzle

2. Solve a Puzzle

Dive in to find the objects in this Hidden Pictures puzzle. Then ask your child which sport in the Olympics is their favorite to watch.

read about a medalist

3. Read About a Medalist

Faced with hardship, Louis Tewanima turned to the Hopi tradition of running and became an Olympic medalist in 1912. Read his story here

organize backyard games

4. Organize Backyard Olympic Games

The Olympics are all about team spirit and cheering each other on. Form your own Olympic team with these backyard games inspired by Olympic events, perfect to play at a park or in your backyard. 

Japanese snack

5. Make Japanese Onigiri

Onigiri is a popular snack in Tokyo, Japan—the location of the postponed 2020 Summer Olympics. Learn how to make it in this recipe video. Turn the process into a game by seeing who can make the snack the fastest or rating each other’s creations. 

Do something for others

6. Do Something for Others

Have your kids try one of the above ideas or come up with a few of their own! Then tell us what they've done on Highlightskids.com.

Write, Draw, or Talk About It

7. Write, Draw, or Talk About It

Invite your child to pick one or both of the above prompts. Then record, document, or save his creative work, and share it with us on Highlightskids.com.

sport quiz

8. Take a Quiz

What sport are you? Take this quiz to find out!