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Sharks and Minnows

For Teachers 1st - 4th
One of the most basic of all tag games is Sharks and Minnows. Start out with a couple of sharks in the middle of the gym and all other players on the endline of the gym. The goal is to run across the gym without getting caught by a...
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Hanukkah Tag Game

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in a tag game involving aspects of the Hanukkah holiday. They discuss the basic tenets of Hanukkah, then play the tag game, with the Candle Makers as taggers and the students tagged freezing into position as candles.
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The Blob- Tag Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a tag game called "The Blob." In this physical education lesson, students select a peer to be "it" and tag someone. When a person it tagged, he joins the person who is "it" by holding hands. The students...
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Groundhog Day Tag Game

For Teachers K - 5th
Students play the Groundhog Day tag game to follow instructions and play according to the rules of the game. They attempt to run to the "holes" to be safe or if caught they move to a pre-determined area off the playing field.
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What Time Is It, Mr. Fox?

For Teachers K - 5th
A simple tag game wherein players try to get from one end of the gym to the other without being caught by Mr. Fox. The players call out - what time is it Mr. Fox? Mr. Fox replies with a time and the players take that many steps forward....
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Exercise Tag ( a non elimination tag game)

For Teachers K - 5th
Students, on signal, get up and do a designated locomotor movement. Students with foam balls try to tag other students with the ball. When tagged, students go to a designated area and do a specified exercise. When finished they come back...
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Frosty's Freeze Tag

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a holiday P.E. tagging game involving chasing, fleeing, and dodging skills. With the taggers holding a fleece ball (snowball), they chase and tag the other students, with the tagged students becoming unfrozen by...
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Capture the Lion

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Capture the Lion is an adaptation of the much-loved game - Capture the Flag. This game could be adapted and called capture the: lion, seal, dog, cat, cow. You get the idea. The one big adaptation made in this version is that the captured...
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Chase The Ace

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Tag, you're it! A tag game to use as a warm-up before launching into the daily unit activity. Two players lie side by side, all of these pairs forming a rather large circle. The Ace is running from the Chaser and lies down next to a pair...
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Touchdown

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Touchdown is a tag game built around stealth and deception. One team is given a small object that fits inside the palm of a hand. Players start at one end of the field and try to get the hidden object across the field to the other...
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Snowshoe Tag Games

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play a new version of tag on snowshoes. Students are able to discover advantages and disadvantages of wearing snowshoes based on their performance in the game of tag.
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Food Groups Tag Games

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students begin with a discussion on healthy eating and the four food groups as well as analyzing their typical lunch to see if it includes all food groups. Students then play a modified version of tag, yelling out a food from a specific...
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Couch Potato

For Teachers K - 5th
Show your class that being active is more fun than being a couch potato! A fun tag game teachers learners about making healthy eating choices. Over 125,000 teachers have reviewed this activity, and many have written comments about how...
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Body Part Tag

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students practice their chasing, fleeing, and dodging skills. It is best to play this tag game in a smaller groups as opposed to the entire class.
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Eye Hand and Fitness

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students play the games Sharks and Seaweed, Juggle, and Shark Filled Waters. They are simply tag games that can be played outside of P.E. because it requires no equipment - and can be played with 6+ Students.
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State Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Young scholars work on knowledge of state capitols by playing a tag game using a variety of locomotor movements.
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Healthy Food Tag

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils play a tag game while practicing healthy food choices. They must move safely in their own space and tag gently. They also have discussed in class the differnce between healthy foods and taste good foods.
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Hanukkah Tag Game

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discuss the celebration of Hanukah. They play a Hanukkah tag game. Students pretend to be candle makers and "shamus" candles. They practice chasing, fleeing, and dodging games.
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Skipping Tag

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in a tagging game that involves skipping as the locomotor skill. With one person playing "it," students must skip around the tag area trying to get away from the tagger, and with the tagged students trying to deter...
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Cars Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils participate in a tag game using characters from the Disney movie "Cars." They role-play different characters from the movie, with students wearing different colored vests or wrist bands and jogging in the Impound Area after they...
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Pirates of the Caribbean

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils participate in a "Pirates of the Caribbean" tag game to demonstrate scooter skills and safety techniques. Students identify and discuss scooter safety rules, then play a tag game with each student (pirate) on a scooter, with the...
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Team Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students play a game. In this communication and loco-motor skills lesson, students are dividend into teams to play tag. Each team devises a plan and specific strategies of how they will tag the players on other teams. Students assess...
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Batman & Robin

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss Batman and Robin. They discuss the rivals (Penguin, Cat Woman, and Joker). Three students are selected to be the rivals, they each receive a pool noodle. Two other students are selected to be Batman and Robin. Rivals...
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Toilet Tag

For Teachers K - 6th
Don't let the name of this game throw you off because kids will love this tag game! Start off with a couple of players being "it". When they tag a player, the player must kneel on one knee with the other one up, and one arm straight out...

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