Growing up I was fascinated by the Olympics: the pageantry, the different events, the athlete’s stories about their hardships, the victories and their perseverance. One of my first memories was of the USA Men’s Ice Hockey team winning the gold at Lake Placid. Now my two daughters are just as enchanted by it all.
Last week, we watched the opening ceremony with some of their friends. We wanted them to get excited and engaged and even learn a few things about the Olympics. We purchased medals and some small US flags from a local party store. We got home and my two girls worked together to research and created a mini Jeopardy trivia game. The categories were: