The torch is iconic in the olympics. The olympic games started in ancient Greece and the passing of the torch symbolizes the tradition of passing the olympics along from generation to generation.
We already made a torch to prepare for the games, but now we are combing literacy and with our olympic torch as we learn that “torch” starts with the letter T!
Grab a FREE copy of the T is for Torch template in the Required Materials section below.

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills


  • Make personal connection to text

Visual Arts

  • Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance
  • Use visual arts to represent people, places, and things, with accuracy and detail
  • Explore the use of materials in a variety of different ways
  • Identify basic colors and understand that you can combine colors to make new colors

Fine Motor

  • Coordinate the use of hands, wrists, and fingers to complete tasks that require more precise movements
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination with increasing accuracy

Required Materials

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T is for Torch Template

*Tissue Paper




Step #1
Print the T is for Torch Template.
Step #2
Color in the T.
We chose to color it brown.
Step #3
Cut tissue paper into small pieces.
Step #4
Apply glue above the T.
Step #5
Stick the tissue paper to the glue.
Step #6
Label the paper T is for Torch.

Teacher Tip

Talk about the letter T and the sound it makes. Exaggerate the “t” sound in torch and share some other words that start with t.


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