Sports Balls & Equipment

Sports are activities that involve competition and challenge to the players. Playing sports regularly can improve dexterity and overall physical health and improved blood circulation. Study's prove that sports enthusiasts show increased confidence in social situations, have keener decision-making abilities along with stronger mental and physical toughness. Team sports teach endurance and coordination. Fast games like tennis or basketball, improve the ability to change direction, react quickly and keep the body balanced, in control. Slow games such as golf, chess or baseball help teach kids to focus and pay attention.

Sports color book images are perfect to entertain and educate young athletes, preschool, kindergarten, elementary school and beyond.

Benefits to spending time outdoors playing sports:

  • Better vision
  • Fun and enjoyment
  • Friendship
  • Healthy weight
  • Motor skills development
  • Social skills development
  • Self-confidence
  • Sportsmanship

Sports games are seasonal events, which makes sense after all, we can't ice skate mid summer on Lake Tahoe or play tennis in a snow storm.

If you've ever wondered how many sports games exist, take a peek at this list of sports/games, divided by category. You might just be amazed.

Spring SportsSummer SportsFall SportsWinter Sports
  • Ice skating
  • Skiing
  • Sledding
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Street, Ground Hockey
  • Field Hockey
  • Blind Soccer
  • Rugby
  • Baseball
  • .
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Tennis
  • Water Polo
  • Football
  • Field hockey
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Cheerleading
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Golf

View this list of professional sports in wikipedia. The most popular, well known sports include:

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • BMX
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Boxing
  • Broomball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cricket
  • Croquet
  • Cross Country Running
  • Curling
  • Cycling (Competitively)
  • Dance
  • Darts
  • Deck Shuffleboard
  • Disc Golf
  • Diving
  • Dodgeball
  • Equine Sports
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Figure Skating
  • Fishing
  • Floor Hockey
  • Foosball
  • Football (American)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Handball (American)
  • Hang Gliding
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Hockey
  • Kayaking or Canoeing
  • Kickball
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial Arts
  • Mountain Biking

Materials To Keep On Hand

Paper Trivia: Did you know that you can only fold a sheet of printer paper in half seven times? Give it a try. It doesn't matter how thick or thin the paper is, once you get to the seventh fold, the paper will not bend or budge.

Sun catchers. To create a translucent, stained glass ornaments effect, apply a bit of lemon oil to the back sides of paper ornaments to create a.

Hang the ornaments on trees, in windows, anywhere bright colorful decorations are desired.

Construct a large paper-tree for the wall with shades of green construction paper. Draw a large tree on a sheet of easel pad paper to tack onto a wall or other flat surface, then decorate with paper ornaments.

  • Types of Paper:
    • Construction - many colors
    • Copier - many colors
    • Tissue
    • Crepe
    • Cardboard
    • Cardstock - many colors
    • Tracing
    • Water-color
    • Drawing
    • Onionskin
    • Paper tubes - TP tissue, paper towel and gift-wrap
    • Foam craft sheets - many colors
    • Magnet sheets - Make refrigerator magnets
    • Stiff Stencil - Paint repeating patterns on items, embroidery, latch-hook rug patterns
    • Felt sheets - Make filled or layered ornaments
  • Some Mediums & Tools to keep handy for the creative process.
    • Colorful Markers - fine to thick point
    • Wax Crayons - stock up around school sales
    • Water color sets - and plastic tablecloths
    • Chalk - many colors
    • Colored pencils - many colors
    • Tempura finger paints - primary colors - mixing to discover is half the fun
    • Paint brushes - fine tip to standard school size child's brush size at least.
    • Straws - paper not plastic
    • Tooth picks - age appropriate
    • Sponges - cut into shapes or purchase for blotting paint shapes
    • Needlepoint, embroidery thread and stretcher hoops
    • Puffy paint and glitter - to draw words, images and shapes on cloth
    • Wine corks
    • Celluclay - A handy pulverized paper product that resembles clay for paper mache'
    • Modeling clay - reusable, come in colors, good for making molds
    • Pottery clay - Only if you expect to use a kiln
    • Silicon molds and release spray
    • Wooden shapes - to paint for ornaments and gifts
    • Decal sheets for window decals
    • Cloth scrap pieces left overs from sewing
    • Clay modeling tools - ll sorts, combs, forks, dental picks, anything to make interesting cuts and patterns
    • Plain tee shirts