Mini Summer Olympics and Other Summer Activities

Mini Olympics Track and Field

Right now on my kitchen counter, LEGO men compete for the gold in The Summer Olympics Track and Field events.

You can see how we made the mini-Olympics play scene with paper and pipe cleaners at Alpha Mom.

More of my writing at Alpha Mom:

10 Truths of Summer with My Family 

Mini Olympics with LEGO

5 Tips to Host a Fun Play Group – Every Thursday morning the six-year-old kids in my neighborhood come to my house. These are the tips I’ve learned to make hosting a play group easier.

Make an iPod Earbud Case – felt and glue, so easy.

Avoid the Rush and Build More Free Time into Summer Days

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  1. I might have to make a couple of those ear bud cases! I always find mine all tangled in the bottom of my purse.
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  2. I absolutely LOVE your Lego Olympics! I can’t wait to show this idea to my kiddos, who are absolute Lego fiends. This will make watching the Olympics more creative for them.

  3. Cute! Love your Lego Olympics.
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  4. Lego Olympics is brilliant — sometimes it’s the simplest things…
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  5. How cute! Wouldn’t last 5 seconds with my 4 yr old grandson, though ;(

    I use a small pink case intended for tampons for my (older) iPod Shuffle and the earbuds, it would be good for the earbuds along, too.
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  6. Tea came out my nose when I saw the lego guys! So funny! Running the hurdles with epaulettes…. Ooops, more tea…