Olympic Rings

from nrich.maths.org/7551

Five coloured interlocking rings have been the symbol of the Olympics for nearly one hundred years.


What colours can you see?

Have a look at the way they interlock.  

How would you describe the picture?
Can you design your own symbol using five coloured rings?

Other shapes could be linked in a similar way.
Have a go at linking five squares. Make them interesting colours.

 5 squares