sports for kids
Each and every kid loves to play but sports is different from ,,normal playing (ie) playing is like entertainment which will make the kid happy,
But kids sports are different because it will allow the kids to learn about the skills in that particular game and teach them about the tactics and it will teach about the sportsmanship and it will teach them about the importance in teamwork.
so the sports are also an education which will teach the kids by both the physical and mental ways.
Why are kids sports so important?
Sport is a language that can easily destroy the barrier of culture, religions, languages, and even nationality etcc., this is the reason why sports players are loved by fans from all over the world.
Like these, the sports will also give physical health to the kids and also teach about the importance of teamwork and additionally the kid that grew up practicing a sport can make many new friends and also the kid can easily handle any problems with ease which will give the kid and peaceful mind to take the beautiful decisions in their life.
Ball sports for kids
The sports which can be played with the help of balls will come under this category.
Baseball for kids:
Baseball is the national game of the united states of America which is also very popular in many other countries of the world.
A baseball is a game which is played in between the two teams, to play this game 18 players are needed in total, each team must have nine players, that take turns playing batting and running (offense) and pitching and fielding (defense), a pair of turns, one at-bat and one in the field, by each team constitutes an inning.
Basketball for kids:
This game is very popular among the kids and college students because this game needs more tactics a basketball is a game which is played in between two teams, to play this game 10 players are needed
Each team has five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, kids compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball through defender’s hoop mounted 10 feet to a backboard at each end of the court while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop.
Tennis for kids
Tennis is a game that can be played by the two players since due to this the tennis court has been divided into two parts, one side of the tennis court is for you and the other side is for the opponent. the tennis court is divided into two parts
By the thin net at the center you cannot touch or hit the ball into the net. this game also can be played by four players also as a team, if you are going to play this as a team then each team must have two players to play this game.
Badminton for kids
To play this game we will need at least two players, this game is very similar to tennis, but the difference between the tennis and the badminton is instead of using a ball we have to use a white feather racket.
The badminton court is divided into two parts one is for you and the other one is for the opponent. the badminton court has been divided by the thin net you should not touch the net or hit the feather into the net.you can also play this sport as a team also to play as a team you need four players in total.
Bowling for kids
Bowling is a target sport in which a kid has to bowl the ball towards pins. the goal of this game is to knock the pins at the end of the lane. this games can be played professionally in the bowling alleys or you can buy the bowling set to play in the home
Cricket for kids
Cricket is the national game of England which can be played by the two teams, each team consists of 11 players with the goal of this game to take the highest score(runs) than the opponent.
Curling for kids
This is a game that can be played on ice.to play this sport we need two teams, each team must have four members, the goal is to slide the curling stones on the ice towards the target called the house, each team has to slides eight stones this is called as the end, after an end team with the stone closest to the center of the house scores the points.
Dodgeball for kids
This game is very interesting because the main goal of this game is getting hit by the ball at the last, the players have to throw the ball who are not on their own if you get hit you have to go outside, but still, you can throw the ball from outside on your opponent’s.Football for kids
We need two teams to play this game and each team must have 11 players on each team, the football court is divided into two parts one is for you and the other one is for your opponent these two parts will have the goalposts at the end, the main aim is to kick the ball into the opponent’s goal post.
Golf for kids
Golf is a sport in which players use various clubs to hit the balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes possible. while playing this game the kids will learn to calculate the speed of the wind and how to control the mind with ease
Handball for kids
This game is more like the football but instead of kicking the ball we have to throw the ball from outside the zone into the opponent’s post
Hockey for kids
Hockey is the national game of India, in this game we have to move the ball into the opponent’s goal post only with the help of the hockey stick.
Hurling for kids
This is another exciting game for kids to play this we need two teams in this game we have to hit the small ball called sliotar with the wooden stick called a hurl, we have to hit the ball to the opponent’s goal post either over the crossbar or into a net guarded by the goalkeeper
Ice hockey for kids
This game can be played by the kids on ice to play this game we need two teams, the main aim of this game is to hit the puck(slide) into the opponent’s goal post with the help of ice hockey stick while skating. this game is more like hockey instead of the balls here we are using a puck. this game will help the kid to be a master in both skating and the ice hockey
Kickball for kids
This is a game which can be liked by the many kids, to play this game we have to kick the inflated rubber ball instead of hitting a small hardball with the bat, the team with the higher runs after the predefined number of innings will win.
Lacrosse for Kids
Lacrosse can be played with the two teams, each team must have ten players, there will be three defenders, three attackmen and three midfielders and one goalie, the main aim of this game is to put the goal with the help of a small stick which measures 40-42 inches.
Soccer for kids
This game is an international famous game played in between the two teams, the main aim of this game is to put the ball into the opponent goal post which was guarded by the goalkeeper
Racquetball for kids
This is a favorite indoor sport for many kids, to play this game we need at least two players, this game starts with the server, the player has to bounce the ball on the floor then he/she have to hit the ball directly into the wall and before it reaches to the opponent it must hit the floor beyond the short line drawn on the floor otherwise it will be called as a foul.
Rounders for kids
This game needs nine players for each team.the fielding side the catcher and the bowler similarly three deep fielders and a player on each of the four bases, the goal of this game is to complete the round, the points are scored by the batting team when one of their players completes the circuit without being caught.
Rugby for kids
Rugby football is very famous in America. To play this we need two teams, the goal of this sport is to obtain more points than the opponent team within the eighty minutes of time, points gained through kicking foals are scoring tries.
Softball for kids
Softballs are larger than the baseballs, softballs are the direct descendant of the baseball with some little differences, to play this sport ten players are needed.
Squash for Kids
This sport is similar to the racquetball sport the difference between them is racquetball have the solid rubber ball which extremely bounces but squash balls will barely bounce.
Table tennis for kids
This sport can be played by two players this game is similar to the tennis instead of playing in the tennis court we have to hit the ball in the table, this table will be divided into two parts with the mini net.
This is a sport that needs more physical and mental balance because this game is similar to ordinary basketball but instead of running the kids have to play this game by pedaling a unicycle.
Similar to the traditional handball but in this the kids will throw the ball into the goalposts by pedaling a unicycle.
This sport is also very similar to hockey the difference is instead of running the kids will play by pedaling a unicycle with the hockey stick in their hand.
Volleyball for kids
To play volleyball we need two teams, each team consists of six players and the volleyball court is divided into two parts one is for your side and the other is for the opposite side with the volleyball net in the center.
To play this game the player has to hit the ball above the net and it must land between the foul line this will be called a good service, the opponent will try to avoid the ball hitting the ground on their side, the highest point scorer will be the winner.
Playing this game for a long time will definitely increase the stamina and swimming skills of the kid.
These are the ball sports for kids which can be played with the help of balls
Adventure sports for kids are listed below
Kayaking for kids
Kayaking is good adventure sports for kids who love water, in this, the kids will move across the water with the help of kayak, a kayak is low-to-the-water in kayaking the kids will use the double-bladed paddle to move the kayak in the water,
While playing as a sport it will consider as a team game, the team which paddles into the finish point at first will be considered as the winner team, this sport will teach the kids about the team efforts.
Bobsleigh for kids
The kids will compete to complete a downhill route in the fastest time by sitting in the sleigh
Canoeing for kids
Canoeing is a sport which is more like the kayaking but in the canoeing, the kids have to the canoe with the help of the single side paddle, while playing this game be make sure about the safety precautions to be done from your side
The rules for these games are very similar to the kayaking.
cross-country skiing for kids
This is another popular game which can be played in the snow, in this type of skiing the skiers will rely on their own locomotive to reduce the friction caused by the snow
Skibobbing for kids
This is also a winter sport this game will have a bicycle-type of the frame attached to the skies instead of the wheels while playing as a sport the kid who comes first to the finish line will be considered as the winner of the game
Surfing for kids
This game is very famous among the kids and teens, in which the surfer referred as the wave rider will ride on the forward part of a moving wave, the board used for surfing is called as the surfboard. While playing as a sport the kids will swim to the starting point inside the sea, the kid who comes first to the seashore at first without fall will get the highest score point.
Aquatic sports for kids are listed below:
Sports which are played in the water are called aquatic sports. In this, we will discuss some of the famous sports played in waters.
Swimming for kids
Swimming is a basic survival need of a kid, to play this sport the kid must know about all the types of stokes, to play this sport the kids will be lined on the starting point then after the whistle is blown the kids will swim from one side into the other side kid who enters into the finish line at first will be considered as the winner
Water polo for kids
To play this game the kids must have the great swimming and balancing skills the main objective of this game is to put the ball into the net which is placed on the opponent side, which is guarded by the goalie, this game is almost similar to the handball but instead of running the kids have to swim from their side to the opposite side.
Bodyboarding for Kids
This is a sport which can be played on the ocean, to play this water sport the kids will need the bodyboard after getting it, the kids will ride that bodyboard on the crest, curl and face of a wave which is carrying the kid towards the seashore.
Rowing for kids
Rowing is also called a crew, in this sport, the kids will move the boat by using oars, this is a multiplayer game.
This is a sport in which the kids will be performed with music like dancing in the water. this sport will increase the cardio and muscular power of the kids
Agility & Strength sports for kids are listed below
Archery for kids
Nowadays archery is getting very famous among the kids because this sport will increase the concentration of kids mind in one single sport and this game can also be played as an activity
Archery is the practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows, in nowadays it becomes more competitive, to play this game as a sport minimum two players are needed they have to hit the target with the arrow, before releasing it the kids have to calculate both the distance and speed of the wind, by calculating this the kids can easily hit the center point of the target which will give them the highest points
Artistic Gymnastics for kids
Artistic gymnastics are also called as the rhythmic gymnastics
In this sport the kids will do the gymnastics moves according to the songs played on the playground, the score points will be given the umpire according to the starting and finishing of the gymnastic moves.
Baton twirling is a world-famous game which is played in many countries, basically, it is a combination of both dance, agility, flexibility and co-ordination.
Boxing for kids
Boxing is a very famous sport in many countries, basically, boxing is a combat sport in which usually two people throw punches at each other by wearing protective gloves, boxing has its own world championships and it is also placed as a game in both commonwealth games and also in Olympic games
This is a sport which can be played with the help of a horse, in this game the horse has to jump over the different types of an obstacle placed in the path, the rider(kid) have to control the movement of horse by the techniques they have learned,
this game will teach the kids to learn about the relationship between the horse and the humans, and by playing this game the kids will reach the highest level in the horse riding.
Cross country running is a sport in which the kids have to run a race on open-air courses over natural terrains such as dirt or grass, normally in this game the kids have to run for 4-12 kilometers.
Cycling for kids
Cycling will boost the confidence in children and more than that this can be played as a sport or an activity, if your kid wants to play this is as a professional sport then it really needs a lot of work.
The other sports based on the strength and agility are given below
- Discus throw
- Horse racing
- Kung fu
- Mixed martial arts
- Weight lifting
- Long jumping
- Pole vault
This sport is also called as action sports, which involves a high degree of risk, these activities often involve high speed, heights, etc..,
Indoor rock climbing
This sport is becoming very famous among the kids because these kind of sports are the best alternatives for the traditional games these indoor rock climbing place will teach the kids about some of the rock climbing skills and it also allows the kids to climb small walls.this is keep the kids healthy in both mental and physical way.
Skateboarding is also becoming a good alternative nowadays, in this sport, the kids have to do the race on ice by using the skateboard, this is possible nowadays because more skate parks are being opened in all over the world as a result of this the skateboarding sport is placed in the Summer Olympics 2020.
Bouldering for kids
Bouldering is more like rock climbing but in this sport the kids have to climb the wall without the ropes or harness on routes that are usually less than 20 feet.
Windsurfing for kids
Windsurfing is a sport which is a combination of sailing and surfing, this sport is mostly done in summer and the spring, the competitions in this sport may be freestyle or racing around buoys.
More than this there are various extreme sports are there for kids some of them are listed below
- Kite surfing
- Gliding for kids
- Sky diving
Mountain Sports for kids
The sports which are taking place in the hill areas are called as mountain sports we will see some of the mountain sports for kids below
Cross country cycling
This sport is like the ordinary cycling but the difference between the normal cycling and the cross country cycling is the kids have to ride the cycle in the mountain, so this cross country cycling is also called as the mountain biking
Some of the other sports played in the mountains are
- Climbing etc..,
Motorised Sports for kids
The sports which are played with the help of external motor or engine will come under the motorsports some of the most famous motorsports are listed below.
Formula races for kids
This game is very popular in many countries, the kids have to race each other by using the formula cars, the rules for this sports are similar to the formulae one, the kid who completes all the laps at first will be considered as the winner. this games must be played under the adult supervision
Drifting is a very famous sport among the car lover all over the world, Drifting is a driving technique where the driver will oversteers intentionally with the loss of traction while maintaining control, this game must be played with the required safety gadgets and must be played under the prior adult supervision
Kart racing for kids
Kart racing is also known as shifter karts, It is a variant motorsport road racing with open-wheel, four-wheel vehicles are known as the go-karts, in this game, the kids will be raced on the scaled-down circuits if the kids finished their training successfully then they will be allowed to race on the full-size motorsport circuits.
Mind Sports for kids
Mind sports are also called as the board game or the card game, this game will help the kids to think the kids out of the box and it will increase the problem-solving skills of the kids, a mind sport is a game of skill where the competition is not based on the physical exercises, the competition in this game is between the particular type of intellectual ability.
Go is a popular mind sport invented in china more than 2000 years ago, this is an abstract strategy board game for two players, the main aim of this game is to surround more territory than the opponent.
Bridge Board game
This game is also called the contract bridge game and millions of people are playing this game from all over the world with their friends and family. This game is played in between the two pairs of players, one pair against the other pair, partners sit opposite to each other at a table.
Checkers for kids
Checkers is also a strategy board game and it is played by people all over the world with their kids, friends, and family. this game needs two players
Chess for kids
Chess is a board game which was invented in India, this game is played in between the two players, the main aim of this game is to capture the king of the opponent, this game is having its own world championships, playing this game as the activities will help the concentration level of the kids.
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