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Sports of the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Do you have kids who like sports? Have they been following the Olympics with great interest? Did you know there are 26 different sports at the Olympics?  My favorite events so far have been the swimming and the gymnastics. What sports are your favorite to watch? Follow the links to learn more about each sport.

  1. Aquatics
  2. Archery
  3. Athletics
  4. Badminton
  5. Basketball
  6. Boxing
  7. Canoing
  8. Cycling RoadCycling Track
  9. Equestrian
  10. Fencing
  11. Field Hockey
  12. Football
  13. Gymnastics
  14. Handball
  15. Judo
  16. Modern Pentathlon
  17. Rowing 
  18. Sailing
  19. Shooting
  20. Table Tennis
  21. Taekwondo
  22. Tennis
  23. Triathlon
  24. Volleyball
  25. Weightlifting 
  26. Wrestling

Have you introduced your kids to all the different sports? Is PE a regular event in your homeschool? Who is in charge of PE?

Celebrate The 2012 Olympics With Yummy Treats

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Are you enjoying the Olympics?

In between birthdays (Moses & Jonah) and graphic design clients, we have been catching up on the replays in the wee hours of the morning, after the children have gone to bed. They have been catching up during the day.

I thought I would bring you a fun and yummy selection of links today. There is sure to be something for everyone on this list. Have a look and then get out a pen and paper and make your shopping list.

  1. Olympic Torch Cupcakes
  2. Olympic Ring Waffles
  3. Olympic Biscuits
  4. Olympic Cookies: Gold Medals and Olympic Rings
  5. Olympic Ring Nanaimo Bars
  6. Olympic Ring Cookies
  7. Olympic Sweet Treat Round Up
  8. Olympic Torch Cupcakes
  9. Olympic Ring Pretzels
  10. Olympic Ring Donuts
  11. Champion Chocolate Cake
  12. Medal Cookies
  13. Olympic Ring Fruit Pizza
  14. Summer 2012 Olympics Party Treats
  15. Olympic Ring Cookies
  16. Olympic Ring Pizza
  17. Fruit Filled Olympic Rings
  18. Olympic Torch Cones

What has been your favorite part of the Olympics so far?
What sport are you anticipating the most?  

Daddy turns…

Yeah, I’m not going to tell you that.

Have a look at some of our favorite memories over the years:

I love my Jonah because . . .

  1. He leaves love notes on my computer.
  2. He is thoughtful.
  3. He is caring.
  4. He is very smart.
  5. He sought me out.
  6. He never gave up.
  7. He still pursues me.
  8. He is a great teacher.
  9. He is patient.
  10. He is kind.
  11. He is loving.
  12. He loves kids.
  13. He is sensitive.
  14. He loves to garden.
  15. He likes simplicity.
  16. He works hard.
  17. He is an excellent conversationalist.
  18. He is a deep thinker.
  19. He takes the kids on long walks.
  20. He has creative ideas.
  21. He is a great artist.
  22. He loves theatre.
  23. He loves music.
  24. He loves dancing.
  25. He tolerates my love of crime shows.
  26. He is becoming a great cook.
  27. He is a tech geek and he is turning me into one too.
  28. He is a wonderful father.
  29. He is long suffering.
  30. He is playful.
  31. He’s a great builder.
  32. He is strong.
  33. He has a deep faith.

The Olympic Rings

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Today we are talking about the Olympic Rings and if you are waiting a bit more information, you can read the deatils about the Olympic Rings here. Since the image is trademarked, I will just include the link to the image of the Olympic Rings.

Some fun craft ideas:

Have fun getting ready to celebrate the Olympics.