18 Football Activities for Kids

Do you have little football fans in the house? They’ll love these football activities for kids I’ve rounded up just for them!

There’s something for everyone: Sensory activities, games, crafts, food, learning activities, and three big book lists!

{Looking for European football? Check out 10 Fun Soccer Activities for Kids!}

18 Football Activities for Kids - learning, sensory, games, lots of books, and more!

Football Sensory Activities

N played with a Simple Football Sensory Bin that’s perfect for toddlers!

Sensory Activities for Toddlers: Simple football sensory bin with beans!

Fantastic Fun and Learning had a blast with a similar Football Sensory Bin more suited for slightly older kids.

Sunny Day Family went for a smaller version with their Football Discovery Bottle.

Football Games

Stir the Wonder played the Football Math Bowl, a file folder game that works on counting skills.

Sight and Sound Reading has a Sight Word Football Game printable.

Sugar Aunts put together this quick and simple Paper Football Sight Words game that also involves fine motor skills.

I shared this Football I Spy Game a few weeks ago.

Printables for Kids: Make math practice fun with this football I Spy game!

Football Crafts

Preschool Powol Packets made a stuffed Football Preschool Craft! It’s adorable and great fine motor practice!

This Rumble and Tumble Football Craft from Raising Little Superheroes uses a unique and super fun art technique.

The Resourceful Mama made a cute Sponge Painted Football Craft and a simple Toilet Paper Roll Football Craft.

This Football Helmet Craft from Artsy Momma comes together very quickly.

Preserve those little hand and footprints with this fun Football Handprint & Footprint Craft from Fun Handprint Art.

Football Printables

Check out my 32-page Football Printable Pack with simple activities for toddlers and preschoolers!

Football season is starting! Get the excitement going with this Football Printable Pack for toddlers and preschoolers!

I also made a set of Football Coloring Pages that include football equipment, football players, a referee, and more!

Get ready for the football season with Football Coloring Pages! (Pdf file ensures proper printing!)

Football Books for Kids of All Ages

The Jenny Evolution has put together a list of 10 Chapter Books about Football for Middle School Readers and a list of 10 Books about Football for Elementary Students.

Fantastic Fun and Learning brought us this list of 20+ Football Books for Kids.

Miscellaneous Football Activities for Kids

Every Star is Different did a whole American Football Unit Study – you have to check this out!

This simple but awesome Fall Kickoff Birthday Party that included football decorations and treats was also hosted by Every Star is Different.

These amazing Football Cupcakes from House of Hendrix are so easy – I’m making some next Sunday!

What’s your favorite football activity for kids? Which of those above do you want to try first? Leave a comment below!


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