Soccer for Success At Home

Now more than ever, it’s important for us to stay connected and live active and healthy lifestyles. We’ve created and collected resources from trusted sources to help you stay active, healthy in body and mind, and informed while schools are closed and you are at home.

Soccer for Success at Home brings our program to you. Here you will find activities and resources related to the five components of Soccer for Success: physical activity, health & wellness, mentorship, community engagement, and safe spaces.

We update this page often so check back for updates.

STAY ACTIVE

Join us for some fun and engaging physical activity exercises and
games you can do at home with little to no equipment.

CONNECT WITH WEEKLY RESOURCES

This collection of resources includes activities and tools to help you stay active and healthy
while incorporating the five components of Soccer for Success into your at-home routine.

OTHER RESOURCES

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Tips for Health and Physical Education Administrators during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Shape America)

These tips share how administrators can advocate for and support health and physical education instruction at-home/online.

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Free Temporary Walkabouts Access (Walkabouts)

Walkabouts is temporarily offering free access to their web-based lessons that combine movement with state standards-based math, language arts, and reading content. This resource is suitable for youth aged Pre-K through 2nd grade and is also available in Spanish.

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Online Educational Resources (Amazing Educational Resources)

An extensive list of free online educational resources.

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Active Home (Active Kids Do Better)

This resource includes 30-minute activities that children can do with their families with minimum to no additional resources.

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Scores U (Bay Area SCORES)

Bay Area SCORES created a Poetry Quest and SCORES Soccer Adventure where youth can complete poetry missions and physical activities, requiring zero equipment. The site is in English and Spanish and does not require participants to be enrolled in a SCORES program.

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Family & Programmatic Resources for School Closure (King County Play Equity Coalition)

King County Play Equity Coalition has complied a list of free apps, videos, and websites to promote physical activity for children and youth. This list includes sport-specific resources, as well as adaptive and inclusive resources.

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H.Y.P.E. At Home (Hip Hop Public Health)

H.Y.P.E. at Home is a collection of fun, physical education standards-based dance breaks that encourage physical activity at home.READ

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Play At Home (Playworks)

Playworks has created a series of videos with activities that children can play at home, and with no equipment. They also share how to access their daily interactive Livestream Recess with Playworks.

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Activities For Kids (Active for Life)

A list of games and activities that help children and youth build physical literacy at home. During these times, stay mindful of the people and spaces these activities take place in - and get creative if you don't have all of the requirements!

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Grocery Store Video Guides to Healthy Eating (Nationwide Children's Hospital)

Nationwide Children's Hospital has created virtual grocery store tours to help promote healthy nutritional habits. Topics include: MyPlate, how to read food labels, understanding unit prices to save money, and general tips. Videos are also available in Spanish.

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Digital Mental Health Resources (NYC Well)

This list of free digital mental health resources includes topics ranging from anxiety to peer support during COVID-19. Some apps are also available in Spanish.

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MiPlato (ChooseMyPlate - Español)

Encontrará una gran cantidad de sugerencias que puede ayudarle a empezar una dieta saludable en maneras accesibles y económicas. Escoja el cambio que usted puede hacer ahora entre familia!

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Cinco respuestas que pueden ayudar a las familias (Conscious Discipline - Español)

Materiales para imprimir, videos, horarios en casa y una opción de herramientas para padres de familia de la organización Conscious Discipline.

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Parent/Caregiver Guide (The National Child Traumatic Stress Network)

Facts and tips for managing stress during the COVID-19 outbreak. Notable is the "Response" section of the document, highlighting strategies for helping children of specific age groups cope with certain reactions.

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SEL Resources for Parents, Educators & School Communities Related to COVID-19 (Inside SEL)

Inside SEL complied a list of resources and activities to support adults as they contintue to prioritize children's social and emotional development at home. They organize resources into four (4) topics: 1) adult self-care tips 2) diversity, equity & inclusion 3) parenting resources and 4) resources for school communities.

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Dealing with Disappointment During Coronavirus Cancellations, Postponements (Positive Coaching Alliance)

A blog from the Positive Coaching Alliance about how coaches and parents can help support their athletes after events are canceled.

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SEL Resources During COVID-19 (CASEL)

CASEL curated a website to support and enhance SEL knowledge and skills for families and caregivers, educators, and other adults who continue to engage with youth during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Talking to Kids about Coronavirus (Child Mind Institute - English)

Trauma-informed advice to help caregivers discuss the COVID-19 outbreak with children and youth.

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Cómo hablar con los niños sobre el coronavirus (Child Mind Institute - Español)

Los recursos que encontrará aquí abarcan los problemas más comunes que escuchamos de los padres con hijos que enfrentan problemas con la salud mental o retos en el aprendizaje, especialmente durante el tiempo de covid.

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Ideas to Act for the Common Good During Coronavirus (Youth Service America)

Ideas for how youth can help their community respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families (Generations United)

Information helping grandparents and older caregivers stay healthy, informed, and connected throughout the pandemic.

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Connecting in a Time of Social Distancing (MENTOR)

Downloadable one-pager sharing tips for how mentors can maintain connection with mentees throughout social distancing and stay-at-home orders.

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14 Tips For Helping Students With Limited Internet Have Distance Learning (KQED)

Strategies to include individuals with varying abilities and accommodate youth who have limited access to cellphones, data, and internet in remote programming.

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COVID-19 Resources (America's Promise Alliance)

List of resources for youth-serving organizations to support young people, families, and communities.

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Resources for Undocumented Communities (Betancourt-Macias Family Scholarship Foundation - English)

List of resources pertinent to the needs of undocumented communities during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Recursos para las comunidades inmigrantes (Betancourt-Macias Family Scholarship Foundation - Español)

Un recurso dedicado a aumentar el acceso a los recursos y el conocimiento para la comunidad inmigrante e indocumentada en los EE.UU.

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Support Learning at Home (Learning Heroes - English)

Resource for academic, social, and emotional learning tools that help caregivers foster a positive at-home learning experience. Kindergarten through the eighth grade.

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Apoya el aprendizaje en casa (Learning Heroes - Español)

Medidas sencillas para facilitar la ruta al futuro exitoso de todos los jóvenes en casa. Kinder-Octavo.

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Coloring Sheets (U.S. Soccer Foundation)

Color the U.S. Soccer Foundation logo or design your own Safe Places to Play mini-pitch!

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A Toolkit for Supporting Families Impacted by COVID-19 (ReadyRosie - English)

With the impact of the COVID-19 virus growing, ReadyRosie created this free tool with information and resources to help families caring for children.

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Un conjunto de herramientas para apoyar a las familias afectadas por el COVID-19 (ReadyRosie - Español)

Con el crecimiento del impacto del virus COVID-19, ReadyRosie creó esta herramienta gratuita, con información y recursos de apoyo a las familias para ayudar a los niños bajo su cuidado.

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STRYVE Youth Violence Facts Page (CDC)

This CDC comprehensive technical package supports multi-level and multi-sector efforts to prevent youth violence. The document is also available in Spanish, and can be found towards the bottom of the page under "How can we stop youth violence before it starts?"

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Leading Groups Online E-Book (Leading Groups Online)

A downloadable booklet of tips and tricks for leading engaging online courses, meetings, trainings, and events.

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Foundation Response Funds (Council on Foundations)

Comprehensive list of global response funds and funding opportunities related to nonprofits seeking COVID-19 relief. List was put together by Council on Foundations specifically for the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Immediate Funding Recommendations for Nonprofit COVID-19 Initiatives (Impact Sports Philanthropy)

A list of rapid response funders for nonprofits that work with essential COVID-19 Initiatives.

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Laureus Virtual Training Camp (Laureus Foundation USA)

Laureus USA is launching a series of online trainings and discussions that will allow Sports-Based Youth Development sector professionals to connect and invest in themselves, their programs, and their craft.

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Coronavirus & Youth Sports (Aspen Institute)

The Aspen Institute answers questions and provides a variety of resources related to the effect that COVID-19 has on youth sports. A few notable topics include how to keep kids physically active at home, how caregivers, coaches, and administrators can prepare for when games return, and what national and state organizations are advising at this time.

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Let’s live active and healthy lifestyles together. Show us how you’re staying active and healthy at home or how you’re using our resources by tagging the U.S. Soccer Foundation and using #SoccerForSuccessAtHome on social media!