The Summer Olympic Games are one of the world’s most visual global celebrations. In other words, they’re perfect material for pinners.
As the events unfold, Pinterest is increasingly filled with boards that commemorate the games through powerful images, historic moments, and timely craft projects.
Here are eight boards to follow as you enjoy the 2012 Olympics. Each image links to the original pins.
Turn the Olympics into a teachable moment with Summer Olympic writing prompts, educational projects, and coloring book pages.
As you sit down to watch the games this year, read up on some of the event’s most historic people, places, and events.
Olympic-themed arts and crafts to help kids get in the Olympic spirit.
2012 isn’t the first time the Olympic games have taken place in London. Use this board to learn about the previous London Olympics, way back in 1948.
Everything you need to throw your own Olympics-themed gathering.
For design buffs, here are some of the most iconic images used to advertise the games, from 1964 to the present.
A collection of the Olympics’ most recognizable faces of the past and present.
Our most essential recommended follow? This and all the other boards by the London Olympics official staff.
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