Winter Olympics – Backyard Style

With the coming of the Olympics in Sochi this weekend, it’s easy to get the urge to want to go outdoors and have some winter fun. While it’s still cold and snowy, you can try a few games of your own and enjoy some homemade Olympics.  Check out these three sights for winter snow fun.

1. Spoonful.com has seven things you can do in the snow.   http://spoonful.com/family-fun/seven-snow-games

2.  The National Wildlife Federation will give you ideas for what to do with a little snow or a lot.   http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlife/Outdoors/Archives/2010/Winter-Activities.aspx

3.  Finally, check out this site from Yahoo.com and be prepared to have way too much fun this winter.  http://voices.yahoo.com/fun-winter-activities-whole-family-760789.html?cat=11

Watch women do ski-jumping for the first time. Skate, ski, jump and slide on the ice.  Or, are you a bob-sledder?  Enjoy the games and be inspired to create some winter fun as well.

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