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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?

More Olympic Fun

We have been watching the Olympics and quite enjoying it. It has been very interesting watching sports that we have never seen before. I know we are in Canada, but many of these sports are unfamiliar to me.

It all started with bringing the television up from the basement and hooking it up to the cable that has been sitting there unused for almost a year. We watched the Opening Ceremonies as a family (with grandma and grandma too) and enjoyed it.

In an earlier post (Let The Games Begin), I gave more information about the actual Olympic Games.

Today, one of my readers alerted me to this really cute page about The Quatchi Kid. It is a very creative facebook page about “The epic journey of the Quatchi Kid’s search for his long lost brother, Big Quatchi.” The quote is from the facebook page. Just a little bit of Olympic fun.

When I was viewing the above page, I found Quatchi Watch.  This page shows random images of Quatchi, in all of its various forms (cartoon, costume, artwork, etc). It was a very cute page to view. More Olympic fun.

Do you have a link or resource to some Olympic fun?

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