Do you know what is the most popular sport in the world? It's watched by almost half of the world's population... You've guessed it... It's soccer or better known as football outside of North America. Other notable global fan favourites are cricket, hockey (field and ice), tennis, volleyball, ping pong, basketball and baseball.

This printable activity is to help bring together students and children to share what they know about the sports they love!

Let's kick this off!

Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Writing pencils

In this activity, children or students will be able to practice their knowledge of popular sports from around the world through a fun naming game.

It will help your child or student:

  • Develop an openness to new sports popular in other countries and potentially cultivate interest in it.
  • Take stock of the various sports they are familiar with. Ideally, it will also help to expand their knowledge by discussing their answers with their friends.

Let's find out who's the biggest sports fan out there!

Classroom Resources

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about the popular sports around the world. Here's a video showcasing the most popular sports around the world based on the number of global fans:
  • Start working on your printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 3 printable sheets for your child/student to participate in a fun sportsmen/women naming game. There is:

  • 1 printable global sports game category sheet.
  • 1 printable answer sheet.
  • 1 printable global sports game category sheet (open template for teachers/students to write their own categories).

This game is best played in groups. Let the games begin!

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