August 1, 2016 • Contributor: Caitlin Jolley, Cricut
The Summer Olympics start this Friday in Rio de Janeiro, and we could not be more excited!! If you love getting into the spirit of the Games, you’ve come to the right place!
- SEND FAN MAIL
Whether you tweet it, email it, or send it, be an active supporter and let your favorite athlete know you’re rooting for them!
- BAKE OLYMPIC TREATS
Do more than just watch the Olympics this year–create something delicious inspired by them! The lovely ladies at Pretty Providence show you 20 Olympic Crafts & Recipes here. We can’t wait to make the Olympic torch cupcakes!
- TRY BRAZILIAN FOOD
From pão de queijo (cheese bread bites) to mousse de maracujá (passionfruit mousse), Brazil features authentic cuisine as delicious as it sounds. Celebrate the Olympic host country by hosting your own Brazilian dinner party. This list of 24 Brazilian Foods You Need To Eat Right Now from Buzzfeed will definitely inspire your appetite.
- DIY MEDALS
If you have restless kids at home who need a fun activity, make DIY medals! They can hold their own Olympic Games and award each other with the gold, silver, or bronze. The best part is that they are so cheap and easy to make with this post from Homemade Ginger!
- CELEBRATE OTHER COUNTRIES
The Olympics presents the perfect opportunity to learn about and celebrate other cultures. You can even create adorable crafts and cards using our Children Around the World images!