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#1. January 22, 2014
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See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
#2. Winter Olympics 2014
by Barbara J. Feldman
Winter Olympics 2014 Printable (** for premium members only)
The first Winter Olympic Games took place in Chamonix, France in 1924 with sixteen nations participating in thirteen events in five sports. This year at the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia (February 6 to February 23, 2014) there will be athletes from eighty-eight nations competing in eighty-nine events in fifteen sports. The XI Paralympic Games will follow, running from March 7 to March 26, 2014.
Activity Village: Winter Olympics
“Explore our collection of printables specifically for the Winter Olympics in Sochi , 2014.” With printable Olympic coloring pages, worksheets, and word search puzzles, Activity Village is a must visit for those with preschool and elementary-age kids. For more Olympic fun, be sure to explore the Sports section (with fifteen featured winter sports) and the Country section with links to printable worksheets and flags for more than sixty Olympic countries.
Infoplease: 2014 Winter Olympics
Infoplease presents a fun mixture of Olympic history, biographies, news, trivia, quizzes, and crosswords. For example, Figure Skating Team is making its Olympic debut in Sochi. “This competition will begin before the Opening Ceremony. Ten countries will field a male and female single skater, a pairs team, and an ice dancing team. The singles and pairs will perform a free program and the ice dancing teams will do both a short and free dance program.” Don’t leave without trying your hand at least one of the five Olympic quizzes or four crossword puzzles.
NBC is the official Olympic television network in the U.S., and is the go-to site for TV schedules, results and medal counts. But reasons to visit extend way beyond stats, because this terrific site is full of human interest stories, athlete bios, video gallery, and tweets and blogs listed by individual sport.
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Winter Olympics 2014 Printable
Winter Olympics 2014 Wikipedia Printable
Winter Olympics 2010 Printable
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#4. Related Games
Olympic Torch Concentration
Winter Olympics Word Search
#5. Surfing the Calendar
Answer Your Cat’s Question Day
Jan 22, 2014
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Playdoh Patent Issued
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Lewis Carroll’s Birthday
Jan 27, 1832
Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” Published
Jan 28, 1813
Seven Dead in Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster
Jan 28, 1986
#6. Quote of the Week
“I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.” ~~ Debi Thomas ~~ American Olympic gold-winning figure skater, orthopedic surgeon. Find more great quotes like this one filed under Attitude, Determination, Dreams and Enthusiasm at Lightafire.com.
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