Math and Matildas - World Cup Jerseys

Math and Matildas - World Cup Jerseys

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Lesson summary

To coincide with the Matildas’ world cup campaign, we’ve created this lesson to get your kids involved and supporting the Matildas on and off the field. Children play with numbers, explore colours, and find out about our amazing Australian women’s football team!

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Lesson Plan
Math and Matildas - World Cup Jerseys

Lesson details

Curriculum mapping

EYLF Learning Outcome:

Outcome 5:

  • Children are effective communicators
  • 5.3 Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media 
  • 5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work 

Resources required

  • Colouring in materials (pens/crayons/pencils) with lots of green and gold/yellow
  • Soccer Jersey printouts (1 page per student)


This lesson is designed to build students’ competencies in the following values:

  • creativity
  • listening
  • storytelling

Additional Info

Age group: 3 - 5 years.

Time required: 30 minutes.

Celebrate the Matilda’s world cup campaign with these lessons introducing our heroes of women’s football. To find out more about why Australia’s women’s football team are amazing, check out our History of Australian Women’s Football Slide Deck.

Cool Australia is not an official partner of the FIFA Women's World Cup™, Football Australia or the CommBank Matildas.

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