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25 Olympic Inspired Projects

25 Olympic Inspired Projects

We are getting so amped for the 2012 Summer Olympics this year. I don’t know which I’m get more excited to watch – diving, gymnastics, swimming, table tennis, there’s so much. Which is your favorite sport and what country are you rooting for? If all this Olympics talk is getting you motivated to get out and join the action, check out the stylish and comfortable workout clothes you can make yourself. There’s also fun activities and craft projects you can all do as a family to get in the spirit with these 25 Olympic Inspired Projects…

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  • Rhythmic Gymnastics Here We Come 1 of 25
    Rhythmic Gymnastics Here We Come
    Make your own ribbon wands and get to practicing.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place 2 of 25
    1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
    Have a blast doing your own family Olympics with medals.
    Find out more at Just Another Day in Paradise.
  • Get in the Spirit 3 of 25
    Get in the Spirit
    Use rhinestones to create a sparkling Olympic T.
    Find out more at U Create.
  • iPod or iPhone Running Band 4 of 25
    iPod or iPhone Running Band
    Since the Olympics have totally motivated you to take up running again bring an armband with you.
    Find out more at Naptime Crafters.
  • Yoga Pants 5 of 25
    Yoga Pants
    Get ready to run in your cute yoga pants.
    Find out more at Sweet Verbana.
  • Javelin Games 6 of 25
    Javelin Games
    Join in the Olympic games with noodles.
    Find out more at Parents.
  • Sleep or Run Shorts 7 of 25
    Sleep or Run Shorts
    Follow this simple tutorial to learn how to make running shorts/cute sleep PJs.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Make a Hula Hoop 8 of 25
    Make a Hula Hoop
    Practice rhythmic gymnastics with your trusty hula hoop at your side.
    Spotted at House on a Hill Road.
  • Sports Bag 9 of 25
    Sports Bag
    Get out to the field with all your sports game necessities in your drawstring backpack.
    Spotted at Prudent Baby.
  • Racerback T’s 10 of 25
    Racerback T's
    Add this racerback tank to your workout clothes.
    Get the tutorial at Noodlehead.
  • Swimsuit or Leotard 11 of 25
    Swimsuit or Leotard
    Sew up a summer swimsuit or leotard for a little girl to pretend to be in the games.
    Check it out at Everyday Chaos.
  • Build Archery Skills 12 of 25
    Build Archery Skills
    Work on hitting the bulls eye with your homemade bows and arrows.
    Spotted at Imagine Childhood.
  • Stay Hydrated 13 of 25
    Stay Hydrated
    Give out Olympic water bottles as party favors for an Olympic party or just make them one hot afternoon with the kids.
    Check it out at Parents.
  • Sweatbands Galore 14 of 25
    Sweatbands Galore
    Keep a stack of sweatbands and wristbands at your side for those long workouts.
    Find out more at CraftSanity .
  • Olympic Necklace 15 of 25
    Olympic Necklace
    Show your pride for the Olympics in a subtle way with a necklace.
    Spotted at Remarkably Domestic.
  • Flag Puzzles 16 of 25
    Flag Puzzles
    This is a great project to do with the kids for your favorite competing countries.
    Check it out at Chasing Cheerios.
  • Olympic Charts 17 of 25
    Olympic Charts
    Keep track of the games by making an Olympic chart to hang.
    Spotted at Activity Village.
  • For the Pregnant Mama 18 of 25
    For the Pregnant Mama
    You can make your own workout Yoga pants too.
    Get the tutorial at Make Baby Stuff.
  • Olympic Rings 19 of 25
    Olympic Rings
    Get your workout on the go by using these handy rings.
    Spotted at Instructables.
  • Hand & Footprint Flags 20 of 25
    Hand & Footprint Flags
    Make a handprint flag to show which country you are rooting for.
    Find out more at Ow.Ly.
  • Olympic Torch and Cookie Medal 21 of 25
    Olympic Torch and Cookie Medal
    It's not the games without the torch.
    Spotted at Alpha Mom.
  • Synchronize Swimming Here We Come 22 of 25
    Synchronize Swimming Here We Come
    Make a stylish swim cap to be just like a synchronized swimmer.
    Find out more at Fanciful Number 2.
  • Easiest DIY Workout Shirt 23 of 25
    Easiest DIY Workout Shirt
    You could make a whole collection of these in no time.
    Check it out at Rabbit Food for my Bunny Teeth .
  • Felt Flag Banner 24 of 25
    Felt Flag Banner
    Cut out flags for each country participating in the summer Olympics.
    Spotted at Silly Eagle Books.
  • Olympic Rings 25 of 25
    Olympic Rings
    Use crepe paper to decorate Olympic rings on your walls.
    Check it out at Hostess with the Mostess.

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