Chasing Games

Cat and Mouse

Area Hall, grass, hard surface. Equipment None. Instructions Groups of 5-7 children, hands linked in a circle. One child is the cat and stays outside the circle, another child is the mouse and stays inside the circle. The cat tries to get into the circle to catch the mouse who can “duck” in and out …

Cat and Mouse Read More »

Bump

Area Hall, grass, hard surface. Equipment None. Instructions Children in freely spaced pairs, side by side with elbows linked. Two children stand free. One free-standing child is the tagger; the other child is the runner. Tagger chases the runner, if the runner is caught and tagged they immediately reverse roles and the runner chases the …

Bump Read More »

Back to Back Tag

Area Hall, grass, hard surface. Equipment Team bands – enough for whole class. Instructions Children in pairs back to back, joined by linking elbows. One pair is “it” and moves about trying to tag other joined pairs. When tagged the new pair become taggers. If a pair comes apart they become the new taggers. Variation …

Back to Back Tag Read More »

Amoeba

Area Hall, grass, hard surface. Equipment None. Instructions One child is “it”. This person is known as the “Amoeba” and they attempt to tag another child. When tagged by the Amoeba the 2 join hands and continue to chase. Each child who is caught by the Amoeba joins hands and the line of children continues …

Amoeba Read More »

All in Tag

Area Hall, grass, hard surface. Equipment None. Instructions Children in groups of 4. Three children join hands in a circle and the 4th person stands out.One child from the circle is chosen to be the victim and the free player attempts to tag that person.The tagger is not permitted to reach across the circle to …

All in Tag Read More »

3 Against 1

Area Hall, grass, hard surface. Equipment None. Instructions Children in groups of 4. Three children join hands in a circle and the 4th person stands out.One child from the circle is chosen to be the victim and the free player attempts to tag that person.The tagger is not permitted to reach across the circle to …

3 Against 1 Read More »