Popular Games and Sports in Zimbabwe


  • checkers


(Rogers, Barbara R and Rogers, Stillman D. Zimbabwe. New York, NY: Children’s Press, 2002.)

Lesson Plan Ideas:

  1. Play checkers! 🙂
  2. Read description of Cricket and lawn bowling and have students try to play it – – or give the description to the gym teacher to play during gym class.
  3. Learn more about Henry Olonga (Cricket player/musician/artist) at http://www.henryolonga.net/container/
  4. Check out videos online of each sport being played.
  5. Allow students to play some online African games during free time in the computer lab.