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Today: Ancient Olympics with a Twist!

June 8th, 2018

The palaestra of Olympia, a place devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
{photo by Bgabel via Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0}

Happy History Day, SLOCA families! We are excited to get the games underway for our Ancient Olympics history event this afternoon. Here are some last-minute tutorials if you’re trying to figure out how to get those togas tied! Keep in mind that our kids will be active, so you may want to go for a shorter toga length, with a t-shirt and shorts/pants underneath, to allow for easy movement.

First, there are these great resources, which were included in the packet of info you received:

How to make a t-shirt toga

How to make a pillowcase toga (but don’t wear sandals - athletic shoes for all students, please!)

3 ways to make a bedsheet toga

If you like quick video tutorials, here’s one that’s easy to follow and works for girls or boys. No need to use the belt (or headband) if you prefer not to:

How to tie a Toga :

See you at the games!


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