Soccer is a popular sport because all ages can learn the skills needed to kick a ball. And as a bonus you do not need a lot of equipment. Add some fun, energetic activity to your pack or den program with these soccer ideas .
Before getting started, introduce some soccer terminology. That way everyone is speaking a common language.
Choose the amount of terminology which is appropriate for the age group. For younger kids, just give them the basics.
Some Soccer Games
Soccer marbles is a three person soccer drill. It is simple enough for young Scouts.
Follow the Dribbler is a really simple soccer drill to work on ball control
This drill emphasizes teamwork, dribbling skills, and passing accuracy.
Soccer tennis is a drill which helps kids learn to settle the ball and return it.
Other Soccer Theme Activities and Resources
This soccer word search puzzle can be used as an introduction to any soccer themed meeting or event. The word search has 30 soccer vocabulary words. A key is also provided.
This soccer zipper pulls craft goes with any soccer themed party or gathering. I’ve outlined a basic idea below, but you can get creative and change it up however you want.
Soccer Sprint is an online game from Scout Life Magazine.