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Tree tag

IT chases players. Players are safe as long as they are touching a tree. It must freeze and count to 10. Players must move.

Copy cat tag

All players have to do whatever IT does. (For example) If IT holds out one of ITs hands everyone else does too. Once you are tagged you are out

Hospital tag

One person is IT. Where ever IT tags a person that person must hold the spot with one of there hands. This person is now IT and must chase down the next person with the hand always on the spot.

Freeze tag

One person is IT. When you are tagged by IT, you are frozen. Frozen players may be set free if a free person tags them.

Team Hug tag

Two players are it. They hold hands and chase the other players but can only tag them with their free hand. When a player is tagged they join the tag team. There are no safe areas for free players, however if they hug another player they are safe. The hug can only last 10 seconds. It has to be another free player. The game ends when everyone is tagged.

Sunny day tag

You need a sunny day for this tag. It chases free players. When IT steps on their shadow the free player becomes IT.

Turtle tag

IT chases the free players. The free players are only safe if they lie on their backs with their feet and hands in the air.

Lion and mouse tag

Everyone gathers in a circle. Pass out two blind folds. One person is the lion. and the other player is the mouse. When the lion roars the mouse must squeek. ( the lion and the mouse have on blind folds in the center of the circle.) When the lion catches the mouse the game stops and the lion pick another mouse from the circle.

All on one side

You will need a volleyball net and a balloon.

All members of team sit on one side of the net with no one on the other side. Using the balloon, each player volleys the balloon to another player and then scoots under the net to the other side. When the last player gets there he/she volleys the balloon over the net and then scoots under the net. The object is to keep the balloon in play and continue back to the other side.

Crocodile race

Form a team of 4-10 players. Stand in a straight line behind a designated leader. Players put their hands on the hips of the player in front of them. Each player crouches down. Both teams race without breacking apart from the other players. The team that gets to the end first wins.

Ping pong bounce

You will need a bed sheet and a ping pong ball.

Players hold the bed sheet at opposite ends. A ping pong ball is placed on the sheet. The sheet is then raised and lowered. The object is to get the ping pong ball to fall off on the other teams side of the sheet.