Host Your Own Olympic Games for the Kids
You’ll need at least four people to make two Olympic teams, but more is better. (Recruit best friends, babysitters, cousins, and neighbors if you want to beef up your roster.) Then have the whole crew line up in order of height, and send the two bookends—the tallest person and the shortest—to one team. Direct the next pair of bookends to the other team, and alternate until everyone is accounted for. This helps level the playing field without focusing on gender, age, or Little League-MVP status.