We are very excited about the summer Olympics and wishing the Canadian athletes the very best in London.
The Olympic symbol consists of five interlaced rings of equal dimensions (the Olympic
rings), used alone, in one or in five different colours. When used in its five-colour version,
these colours shall be, from left to right, blue, yellow, black, green and red. The rings are
interlaced from left to right; the blue, black and red rings are situated at the top, the yellow
and green rings at the bottom in accordance with the following graphic reproduction.
The Olympic symbol expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the
union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the
When my husband was in teacher’s college, he worked on a teaching unit for the winter games in Lillehammer, Norway (1994). Since then, I have sort of taken on an interest in Olympics teaching units. I adapted the Mother Huddle’s Olympic rings tutorial with canning rings. Hopefully, it will pass the branding police :)
Olympic Values: Excellence. Friendship. Respect.
I thought I would share a few photos of the Hudson Bay shop windows in downtown Toronto. The motto is “Show your colours.”
For those of you who collect Canadian Olympic paraphernalia, I picked up a some extra Olympic patches. If you are a collector of these sorts of things, you can mention that in the comments or send me an email by August 6th. If there is more than one person I will draw a name.
Let the games begin!