K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet (Alphabet Books) by Brad Herzog
- Make flags to represent some of the World Cup Teams.
- Learn some World Cup Facts in this quiz from National Geographic for Kids; older kids may be able to take the quiz independently.
- At the easel or art table, provide white paper cut in circles. Encourage children to design their own soccer balls.
- More World Cup Activities such as 100 Facts About the World Cup, The 2010 World Cup Anthem, Soccer Dictionary, and a ton of other links from Teacher Planet.
- Still more World Cup activities from Activity Village, a UK site.
- Get a soccer ball and learn some easy soccer moves or try these inflatable soccer balls ($9.99 per dozen) from Oriental Trading.
- Learn about South Africa in these BBC Learning Zone Clips.
- Check out these Soccer Printables from Kaboose.
- Compare American Football with Football (i.e. soccer). For example:
- Similarities: both sports use a ball; both players wear a uniform; both sports have a goal; etc.
- Differences: one ball is round, the other is oblong; you can use your hands in football but not in soccer; players wear helmets in football; etc.
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