Although the Olympic games began long ago in ancient Greece, their renowned symbol—the Olympic rings—is much more recent, debuting at the 1920 Games in Antwerp, Belgium. The rings symbolize the international nature of the Olympics, including five rings to represent five competing continents.
Show your kid how to craft his own version of the symbolic rings using some easy-to-find art supplies! He can hang it in the window to lend some colorful support for the competition. Not only will this fun activity build up his fine motor skills, it also provides a great opportunity for him to learn more about the history and culture surrounding the games.