It’s football season and the excitement in your classroom is likely reaching its peak! With so much enthusiasm for the big game, why not channel it into some educational and fun classroom football activities?
In this blog post, we’ll look at a few creative ways to bring the Super Bowl into your classroom! From creative writing to math centers, these activities will engage your students with their learning- all while having plenty of fun along the way!
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Football-Themed Writing to Practice 5 Different Types Writing
These simple writing prompts are an easy way to practice fictional narratives, personal narratives, opinion writing, biography reports, and informational reports–all while staying with the theme of football!
Each page includes a mini checklist to help guide students as they write.
The biography and informational report include a page with facts to help your students write!
Football Read Alouds
Reading football-themed books can be a great way for teachers to get their students engaged and excited in the classroom.
Not only does it provide an opportunity to explore various aspects of the game and its history, but it also offers a fun way for kids to learn about teamwork, sportsmanship, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking.
Football-themed books for kids can range from fictional tales about young athletes learning the ropes of the game, to nonfiction accounts of legendary teams and players.
Having students read books related to their favorite sport could have a positive impact on literacy and students’ desire to read!
Here are a few titles you might consider adding to your classroom library!
- Inspirational Football Stories for Young Readers: 12 Unbelievable True Tales to Inspire and Amaze Young Football Lovers
- Quarterback Rush (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels)
- Don’t Throw It to Mo! (Step into Reading) (Great option for early readers!)
Fractions on a Number Line
Grab a free Fractions on a Number Line football game!
Fun Football Prizes
If you like to give prizes to your students, check out these football wristbands and football pencils!
Football-Themed Math Centers
Check out these low-prep football math centers! Just cut the pieces and have students match! Makes for an easy center or small group activity.
What other ways do you like to incorporate football into your classroom?