Soccer season is here and children all over are headed to practice. If your child is new to the sport, they probably have a lot to learn. A fun soccer book and a word search can go a long way in helping your child learn all of the rules, history, and vocabulary they need to know. This free printable soccer word search can help you out.
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Soccer Word Search
This soccer 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 search and reuse it 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 this free word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Soccer Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about the sport.
Books About Soccer
These would be great books to read aloud to your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London
Bears Can’t Play Soccer by Beth Thompson
Goodnight Soccer by Michael Dahl
Let’s Play Soccer by Patricia J. Murphy
Hey, Coach! by Linda Ashman
Your child can work on language arts skills while playing soccer with this sight word soccer activity from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
The Imagination Tree has a soccer sensory writing tray that kids can use in all sorts of different ways.
This easy to make kick the cup game from Fun Learning for Kids lets kids practice letter identification while kicking a soccer ball.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.
Graphics for this printable are used with permission from My Cute Graphics.