MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College Soccer team recently took the time to visit Little Caterpillar, a local daycare, Pre-K and afterschool program in Milledgeville to educate the children on various body parts as a part of the "My Body" initiative.
Approximately 44 students in Little Caterpillar's Pre-K program were in attendance for the team's visit on Aug. 28.
Head coach Hope Clark saw this as a "great opportunity for the girls to get out in the community and use soccer as a vehicle to educate young children", emphasizing the unique role soccer can play in teaching the students about various body parts.
In addition to teaching about the body, Clark says the team worked with the students on problem solving skills and played interactive games such as "Simon Says".
Bobcat Soccer returns to action Wednesday, Sept. 12 against Tampa in Valdosta.
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