Tag

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There are a million variations of the game "tag." Any game that involves chasing another person and tagging them will fall in this category.

These are all the activities with the activity type tag "Tag." There are a total of 11 Tag activities.

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Name Description Activity Type Age Range Presentation Style Subject Keywords
Bear fish mosquito Human farkle is like a big group rock paper scissors except the three options are bear, fish and mosquito. There's also an element of tag and team building. This game can also be used to demonstrate the different levels of a food chain. Nature
Tag
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
food chain
tag
Blob tag Chose someone as "IT." If IT tags someone, that person must join hands with IT to create a large blob. The game ends when everyone is consumed by the blob! Tag 3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
active
student led
Dodge person It's tag, but you run away in a lot of funny ways. Cooperative
Tag
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
active
interactive
student led
Don't wake the bear A child (the "bear") hides under a sheet. An object it placed near the bear. Children try to take the object without waking and getting caught by the bear. Nature
Tag
3-5 (PreK-K)
5-8 (grades 1-2)
active
interactive
hibernation
mammals
bears
hibernation
hibernate
stored fat
Marco polo One person closes their eyes and says "Marco!" Everyone else responds "Polo!" The Marco person must tag a Polo person without looking. The tagged person becomes the new Marco person. Classic game. Cooperative
Tag
Water
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
student led
bats
mammals
echolocation
Predator vs prey Students pretend they prey that are being stalked by a predator. They wait in hiding in the best camouflaged habitat they can find. The first person to touch a base without being seen by the predator wins. Being seen means being eaten! Nature
Tag
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
active
interactive
student led
adaptation
camouflage
predator
prey
Sharks and minnows Students are minnows that are trying to cross an ocean. A shark tries to tag them. If the minnow is tagged, they become seaweed that can either help the minnows or the shark. Cooperative
Tag
Water
Wear out
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
18+ (adult)
active
interactive
student led
Tail tag Students will tie pieces of rope to the back of their pants. The goal is to grab the ropes from other kids. The last kid who still has their rope(s) is the winner. Cooperative
Tag
Wear out
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
interactive
student led
Toe tag Some one is it (or everyone). If "it" taps your toe with his/her toe, you are out... or you become it. Tag 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
student led
Toilet tag The person who is it tags everyone else. If you get tagged, you have to hold out your arm like a toilet handle. Other people can "flush" you so that you are unfrozen. Tag 5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
active
interactive
student led
Underwater freeze tag It's just like regular freeze tag, but once tagged, a person has to swim under your legs to free you. Tag
Water
5-8 (grades 1-2)
8-11 (grades 3-5)
11-14 (grades 6-8)
14-18 (grades 9-12)
active
student led
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