Today is the day: the opening ceremony of The Summer Olympics! This year’s summer Olympic Games are in Rio, Brazil. What are you looking forward to the most? Maybe it’s the opening and closing ceremonies, which are always filled with celebration, dancing, music, and art that focus on the proud host country. Maybe it’s one of the events, like gymnastics, swimming & diving, or track & field.
We here at Oopsy Daisy love the Olympics for all those reasons, and also because we love sports! We have a whole assortment of sports-related art for kids’ rooms on our site. Whether you like baseball, soccer, gymnastics, or rowing, we’ve got art for you!
Here’s a handy guide to what events are taking place on what days during the Olympics. Have fun watching your favorite events, and have even more fun participating in your favorite sports!
Check your local listings to see where you can watch these events, or check out Sports Illustrated’s list of must-watch Olympic events and how to watch them:
August 5: opening ceremony
Monday, August 8: Men’s Gymnastics Team Final
Tuesday, August 9: Women’s Gymnastics Team Final
Wednesday, August 10: Men’s Gymnastics All-Around Final
Thursday, August 11: Women’s Gymnastics All-Around Final
Saturday, August 13: Women’s Tennis Gold-Medal Match
Wednesday, August 17: Women’s Beach Volleyball Final
Friday, August 19: Men’s Track and Field 4×100-meter relay
Enjoy the Summer Olympics!