Classroom Resources

Thank you for checking out our Classroom Resources to learn more about supporting lessons of acceptance, inclusion, understanding and respect. For more information and activities specific to educators, please visit the Project UNIFY Educators Resource page or learn more about Special Olympics Project UNIFY.

New Resource for Elementary Teachers

Are you an elementary school teacher looking for new ways to engage students in leadership, service learning and lessons of understanding and difference? Then you’ll definitely want to check out our newest resource – Special Olympics Club UNIFY.

Club UNIFY is a Special Olympics club for elementary students that introduces students to Special Olympics and lets them experience the fun of cheering for the athletes, all with a goal of helping students take the lead in building an atmosphere of respect and trust in schools and communities.

Download the Club UNIFY toolkit today.

Classroom Activity Newsletters

Thank you for helping to build more accepting schools and communities for people with intellectual disabilities with our Classroom Activity Newsletters from Special Olympics Project UNIFY®. Below are the monthly newsletters, separated by grade level, to help you bring lessons of inclusion, acceptance and respect to your classroom. To learn more about successfully using these resources in your classroom, please read through our Teacher’s Guide.

September

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to September's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘leadership’:

October

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to October's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘perseverance’:

November

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to November's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘fairness’:

December

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to December's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘inclusion’:

January

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to January's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘individuality’:

February

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to February's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘diversity’:

March

Grades K - 2          Grades 3 - 5          Grades 6 - 8    Grades 9 - 12
     
  
The following resources relate to March's classroom activities, based on the theme of ‘power of words’:

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