Hey there everyone!! Today as the boys and I anticipated a play date with some friends we decided to turn it in to a laid back Olympian party with little activities centered (loosely!) around the upcoming Olympics to get the kids excited.
A few years ago I really got into stenciling t-shirts with spray paint, and I thought it might be fun to get some cheap shirts and spray on the London flag.
It was so simple to do, I just layed down some paper and sprayed 4 straight lines on the with T and it was done! I think they turned out fun, and they can keep wearing them long after the Olympics is over.
So once our friends arrived, they put on their shirts, discussed
what the Olympics were, and showed them where London was located.
I told them about all the different countries that participated in the
Olympics and how they all brought their own flags. So we decided to make
some of our own flags out of colored sugar cookie dough.
made some fancy creations, we moved on to coloring pages with Olympic themes.
Then we had a
contest to see who could build the highest tower.
Our last game was
the most exciting, I popped some popcorn and gave each of the kids their
own bowl. Their objective was to see who could get the most popcorn in
the big bowl. There was lots of giggling involved.
After the movie, they played for a bit on their own
and then we all ate "fish and chips" (chicken nuggets and french