Popular Games and Sports in Kenya



  • Football (soccer) — favorite sport
  • Rugby
  • Cricket
  • Volleyball
  • Field hockey
  • Horse racing
  • Running/Marathons

Lesson Plan Ideas:

  1. Read the description of how to play Mancala – have small groups create their own Mancala board using egg cartons (instructions are given) –  PLAY!
  2. Read description of Cricket and have students try to play it – – or give the description to the gym teacher to play during gym class.
  3. Check out videos online of each sport being played.
  4. Allow students to play some online African games during free time in the computer lab.