If you are looking for an easier way to introduce the concept of sports and the Olympics to young students, this spider map of Olympic athletes can help. The map features many different Olympics sports, like gymnastics, archery, boxing, football, basketball, etc., that are visually represented to assist students in recognizing the sports that are part of this global event.
The spider map can be used before or after completing a topic on sports. The visual representation of popular sports will help students develop a context of what they have learned about the subject. Visual maps have also been proven to improve vocabulary and memory in students, including ones with learning disabilities. When combined with other learning tools, this spider map can make the learning process more effective and interesting for the kids.