Sports Worksheets and Facts for Kids

We have a lot of interesting facts and information on many different sports played across the world.

Running Facts

Running Facts

Many scientists believe that our ancient ancestors needed to run long distances to catch food, or escape harm. Weapons such as the bow and arrow…

Volleyball Facts

Volleyball Facts

Volleyball was 115 years old in 2010. Volleyball began in the United States. William G. Morgan is credited with inventing the game. He wanted to…

Hockey Facts

Hockey Facts

The origin of ice hockey is unknown. Many believe ice hockey probably evolved from the game of field hockey that had been played in Northern…

Figure Skating Facts

Figure Skating Facts

The convenience and efficiency of ice skating to cross large, icy areas is shown in archaeological evidence by the finding of primitive animal bone skates…

Golf Facts

Golf Facts

Early shepherds may have used their curved staffs to hit stones in a simple game of “golf” as early as 2,000 years ago. It is…

Football Facts

Football Facts

Derived from the English game of rugby and soccer, American football was started with rules instituted by Walter Camp, player and coach at Yale University….

Basketball Facts

Basketball Facts

In 1891, James Naismith, a teacher at a YMCA in Springfield, Massachusetts, is credited with inventing basketball. He was looking for an indoor recreational activity….

Tennis Facts

Tennis Facts

According to most historians, the game of tennis was invented by French monks in the 11th or 12th century. They hit a ball with their…

Soccer Facts

Sports

No one knows exactly when soccer was created, but the earliest versions of the game can be traced back 3,000 years. Soccer is the most…

Bowling Facts

Bowling Facts

The history of bowling dates back thousands of years. It is believed by many that a passion for hitting a bowling pin with an object…

SCUBA Facts

Scuba Diving Facts

The term SCUBA is actually an acronym. It stands for, Self, Contained, Underwater, Breathing Apparatus. This is a term used to describe a system that…

Baseball Facts

Baseball Facts

It is believed that the game of baseball originated somewhere between the mid-1700s and early 1800s in the United States. The distance between the bases…