Cricket

Cricket fans will enjoy our cricket word search puzzle and colouring pages - one for younger children and one for older kids.

Did you know that cricket was invented in the 16th Century, in Surrey, England? There's a pub quite close to where I live which claims to be the place the game was invented! By the end of the 18th Century cricket was the national sport of England, and it is played and loved all over the Commonwealth. There's nothing like a cricket match on a sunny summer's afternoon!

Complete The Cricket Player Puzzle

Complete The Cricket Player Puzzle

There are lots of details that children need to fill in on this complete the cricket player puzzle. The picture on the right will act as a guide.

Cricket Alphabet Challenge

Cricket Alphabet Challenge

Come up with a cricket-themed word for each letter of the alphabet to complete this cricket alphabet challange! My entry for letter S is "Silly Mid Off".

Cricket Crossword

Cricket Crossword

Test your knowledge of the game of cricket by having a go at this tricky cricket crossword!

Cricket Finger Tracing

Cricket Finger Tracing

Young cricket fans can practice their letter formation and colour in our fun picture, too!

Cricket Grid Copy

Cricket Grid Copy

For those who enjoy a bit of cricket in the summer, why not print out this cricket grid copy puzzle for something different to do!

Cricket Handwriting Worksheet

Cricket Handwriting Worksheet

Cricket is the perfect sport for summer - and its a useful word for cricket fans to be able to write and spell. Perhaps this cricket handwriting worksheet will help!

Cricket Letter Elimination Grid

Cricket Letter Elimination Grid

Here is one of our popular - and tricky - letter elimination puzzles with cricket as its theme. It's perfect for a rainy summer's Saturday afternoon when there is no cricket to watch, or perhaps to keep the kids busy during a long match.

Cricket Maths - How Many Runs?

Cricket Maths - How Many Runs?

Simple addition practice is made all the more fun when you are working out the runs per over in a cricket match! This worksheet asks children to do exactly that.

Cricket Maths - Run Rates

Cricket Maths - Run Rates

Get the kids to practice their division skills with this fun cricket maths activity! Run rates are worked out by dividing the total number of runs by the number of overs. We provide both for 4 different teams and ask the kids to work out which team has the best run rate.

Cricket Maths - Who is on Strike?

Cricket Maths - Who is on Strike?

Cricket has a whole dictionary of terminology of its own, and lots of opportunities for creating puzzles that need some logical thinking and maths skills (in this case, odds and evens) to solve.

Cricket Picture Comprehension

Cricket Picture Comprehension

We ask children to have a good look at the picture and then answer the questions below. I wonder how many children will answer "yes" to the penultimate question!

Cricket Playdough Mat

Cricket Playdough Mat

This fun cricket themed playdough mat asks children to make a ball and stumps, perfect for any sports fans.

Cricket Poster

Cricket Poster

The cricketer in our fun little poster isn't in cricket whites, so maybe he is playing a one-day match.

Cricket Six Poster

Cricket Six Poster

Hold up this fun poster every time your team hits a 6! Just what you need when watching a cricket match...

Cricket Story Paper

Cricket Story Paper

This cricket story paper might be useful for a match report, or for making up a story - perhaps about playing for the national team!

Cricket Story Paper 2

Cricket Story Paper 2

Cricket is a very popular summer sport. This story paper features a picture of a cricket match in progress - kids can describe the picture or write a whole new story about it!  Who wins the match? It comes either lined or with handwriting lines.

Cricket Word Search

Cricket Word Search

Cricket has lots of unique words, and we've included lots of them in this fun word search puzzle!

Cricket Writing Page

Cricket Writing Page

Cricket is popular all over the world, but particularly in England, Australian and India. Children will enjoy this cricket writing page, complete with stumps and ball. You could use it for your own story, a school match report, to write about the Ashes, or your favourite team...

Cricket Writing Prompt

Cricket Writing Prompt

Our cricket writing prompt encourages children to think about feelings such as excitement, anticipation and terror - as they face their first cricket match as part of a team!

Cricketer Tracing Page 1

Cricketer Tracing Page 1

Here is the first of two fun cricketer tracing pages for kids - this one of a male cricketer. Younger children can trace between the dotted lines with a crayon or pencil. Older children can trace over all the dotted lines.

Cricketer Tracing Page 2

Cricketer Tracing Page 2

Kids can work on their pencil control with the second of our two cricketer tracing pages, this one featuring a female cricketer. Younger children can trace the channels between the dotted lines; older kids can trace all the lines.

Design Your Team's Cricket Kit

Design Your Team's Cricket Kit

Whether the kids are getting ready to enjoy the Cricket World Cup or a school match, or stuck indoors on a rainy summer afternoon, this "design your team's cricket kit" printable might be fun for them.

Dice Cricket

Dice Cricket

With twenty runs needed and only one wicket left, things looked grim for England. But a flurry of boundaries left them with only two more runs to get. A final triumphant six and they’d won the game!

French Cricket

French Cricket

French Cricket is a very popular game with older children and teenagers, but it is fun in a family gathering too. You need at least 6 players for a good game, and a fairly large space to play.

Learn to Draw a Cricketer

Learn to Draw a Cricketer

If it is too wet or cold to get out and practise your cricket, why not learn how to draw your own cricketer instead! Here's our step by step tutorial. And of course it is easy enough to change the figure to a girl if you want.

Whose Feet Cricketer

Whose Feet Cricketer

There is no doubt about the sport that the owner of these feet and pads plays! Can the kids draw him or her in to the picture?

Kids playing cricket

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