Baseball is a popular sport among children, young and old. Like all sports, baseball has very specific vocabulary that players (and spectators) need to learn. Word searches are a fun activity to help with that! If your child is playing on a Little League team for the first time this year, they may quickly discover that there is so much more to the sport than just having fun. This baseball word search can help your child learn some of that vocabulary in a fun way.
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Baseball Word Search
This baseball word search contains 15 words all relating to the sport. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
What You Will Need
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
What Else You Might Need
If you would like to print out the word searches and reuse them multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make these free printable word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Baseball Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about baseball.
Books About Baseball
These would be great books to read aloud with your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
Goodnight Baseball by Michael Dahl
My Baseball Book by Gail Gibbons
Curious George at the Baseball Game by H. A. Rey
My First Book of Baseball: A Rookie Book by Sports Illustrated Kids
Be sure to check out our list of baseball books for kids of all ages!
You can practice attention to detail with this baseball memory game free printable.
Your child can practice their alphabet with these baseball ABC matching cards from 3 Dinosaurs.
Use the sport to help your child practice counting and numeral recognition with these baseball number puzzles.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.