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Curious Kids: Sports

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Curious Kids Sports

Did You Know?

Did you know that there has only been ONE Tuesday NFL game, ever? It was rescheduled due to a Pennsylvania blizzard. Find more fun football facts here.

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Fun Activities

Balance Ball
From CBC Kids. Bounce it on your head, but don’t let the ball fall to the ground! This game is for desktop computer or mobile device. Also check out the Soccer Pro game to test your all-around skills.

Baseball or Basketball Coloring Sheet

Baseball Camp Mad Lib

Basketball or Soccer Word Search

Basketball or Football Crossword

Finding the Sweet Spot
Ever heard of a bat’s "sweet spot?" The Exploratorium™ explains how to find out where it is, and why it matters! Also check out how to throw a curve ball.


Fitness 4 Kids
For kids who want to live a healthy and fit lifestyle.

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Learn all about sports and your favorite athletes - not just limited to football.


Air Bud [DVD]

Aloha Scooby-Doo! [DVD]

Everyone’s Hero [DVD]

Jump In! [DVD]

McKenna Shoots for the Stars [DVD]

The Mighty Macs [DVD]

The Rookie [DVD]

Sigi Schmid's Offensive Soccer Tactics [DVD]

Sport Yoga [DVD]

Super Sports Fun [DVD]

You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown [DVD]


American Youth Soccer Organization
The official web site of the American Youth Soccer Organization.

Centerville Elks Athletics
Visit this page to see what K-12 sports are happening right here in Centerville!

Dayton Dragons
Dayton's home team webpage.

University of Dayton Flyers
Click on Sports on the navigation bar at the very top of the page, then choose a men’s or women’s team from the dropdown.

The kids’ site from the NBA. Check out the Skills and Drills (under Curriculum) to build your skills, then enter "Bloopers" in the search box for video laughs!

Little League® Videos
Scroll down to see videos of some of the best plays from the 2022 Little League baseball and softball championships!

NFL Play Football
This is the NFL Youth Football site, with information about tackle and flag football (look under Learn the Game), and NFL News & Features (under Discover).

Sports Safety
Some tips to make sure you don't get hurt (or hurt others) while playing! Also see the linked related articles about sports physicals, why exercise is good for you, and ways to get moving if you don't like sports.

U.S. Youth Volleyball
Learn all about volleyball!

Wright State University Raiders
Click on Sports on the navigation bar at the very top of the page, then choose a men's or women's team from the dropdown.

YMCA of Greater Dayton
Learn more about sports your school might not offer - like martial arts, pickleball, or fencing! Be sure to have a grown-up's permission before registering for activities.