AUGUST 22ND, 2008 9:31AM PST 

Since quite a few people I know are getting together this weekend to celebrate the end of the Olympics, I thought I would repost my Olympic Roundup. I've added a few new links and projects that have popped up as well. That and I can't let my cute Olympics chalkboard title go to waste!

1. DIY Medals 2. Free Olympic Mascot papercraft download 3. DIY Torch 4. DIY paper lanterns

1. An Olympics viewing menu 2 An Olympic cocktail 3. Chinese recipes 4. Olympics themed dessert

1. Beijing 2008 2. Brownies 3. Going for GOLD! 4. Olympic 2008 Cupcakes

1. An Olympic Cake 2. Patriotic Lunch 3. Gymnast Cupcakes 4. Olympic Bento

1. Kids Medal Project by Wise Craft 2. Streamers for cheering on your team 3. Ribbon Wands for budding Gymnasts 4. Flag Pins for kids

Additional Links:

*The Official Website of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

*2008 Beijing Olympics viewing schedule.

*Olympic Trivia for your viewing party. How about foil-covered chocolate medallions as prizes?

*The Kitchn has a list of recipes perfect for Olympics viewing parties.

*Cocktails and other ideas for an Olympics viewing party.

*Plans for an Olympics Opening Ceremony party.

*Yum Sugar has fun ideas for your Olympics viewing party, such as arranging your buffet onto five circular plates, lined up Olympic symbol style.

*Bostom.com's STUNNING Opening Ceremonies picture gallery.

*Playgroup Olympics for kids!

*Tour the Olympic Gardens with Inhabitat.

*Keep track of your favorite Olympic games with igoogle.

*Printable Olympic activities for kids.

*Ideas for holding backyard Olympics for kids.

*More ideas for an Olympics-themed party.

*How To Enjoy The Olympics by Queen Gilda, who thinks of everything and is all about fun!

*And Head of the Table posted this gorgeous assortment of Olympic party goodies:

I think I got it all. Let me know if there's anything I missed!

8 Responses to “Olympics Roundup”

  1. June Says:

    What great ideas and projects to celebrate the Olympics. There’s a post today on Wise Craft’s blog (http://blairpeter.typepad.com/weblog/) about her Olympic Gold Medal project for the August issue of Parents Magazine that you could add to your list.

  2. admin Says:

    Thanks so much for letting me know about the June! I love Wise Craft’s ideas! Plus I was able to complete another row of kid’s crafts-double thanks! =)

  3. andrea Says:

    wow! great Olympic stuff! those cupcakes make me hungry!

  4. Sara Christine Says:

    Anything involving cupcakes is completely 100% fine by me! Great Olympic roundup.

  5. Joyce Says:

    Rachel, Yumm… the cupcakes won me over!!

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