Recreational Games Teacher Resources
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Animal Hide and Seek
Students read about animal camouflage. In this animal adaptation lesson, students read short texts about ways in which animals hide or transform to escape their prey. Students explore animal classifications and determine ways to hide in various locations.
1st - 2nd Science 6 Views 32 Downloads
Hanukkah Tag Game
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.
1st - 2nd Physical Education 3 Views 1 Download
First graders play a version of tag. They come out of the designated safe area when the teacher calls out a signal. They move to a new safe area when another signal is called out. A tagger is performing the same action while trying to tag someone.
1st Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 their strategies and how effectively they worked.
3rd - 5th Health 5 Views 12 Downloads
Help learners discover methods to estimate animal population. They will participate in a simulation of catching and tagging fish in order to estimate the fish population. They scoop and count goldfish crackers, record data, and use formulas to determine a whole population based on their sample.
2nd - 5th Math 3 Views 39 Downloads
Sliding Games (Marbles)
Students play a game of marbles outdoors on an iced area. They begin by playing a warm-up game of tag and proceed to sliding their marbles on an iced surface into holes. They attempt to gain points by sliding the marble into holes of different values.
K - 3rd Physical Education 3 Views 1 Download
Where's The Word?
Students work together to play a hide and seek game with new vocabulary words. Individually, they color a variety of words with different colors after making them into block letters. To end the lesson, they exchange their words with a partner and they try to find them.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sailors and Sharks
Students use the skills of fleeing and dodging in order to avoid being tagged. They begin standing on the ships (mats). One student, the shark, wears a pinney. At the signal from the teacher of "Sailors swim", the sailors scatter to a new sh
2nd - 3rd Physical Education 3 Views 3 Downloads
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 much they love this game.
K - 5th Health 6 Views 20 Downloads
Fitness for Life - Rocks n Hoops
A game of tag, and stealing, in which all of your class can participate actively in. This activity requires team work and cooperation while being competitive. There are suggestions to keep the game moving, and to modify it to make it less difficult or even more difficult.
4th - 10th Physical Education 6 Views 38 Downloads
Students play a Valentine's Day version of tag. They attempt to rescue bean bags (valentines) from one end of the play area and deliver them to another without getting tagged by a 'Hug' or 'Kiss'. Cupid can unfreeze any tagged players.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Run for it!
Students play a game inside the 'base' of dome cones. They attempt to run to any cone outside of dome cone and back to base to earn a point. If a student is tagged by a noodle, he/she simply returns to base and starts over with zero points.
2nd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 1 Download