Team Ball Tag

This Team Ball Tag activity & project also includes:

Divvy the class into equal teams and give each team a set of the same colored pinnies. Have players spread out around the gym and give each player a ball. The object of the game is to tag another team player with the ball. When a player gets tagged, someone from their own team taps them back into the game by touching balls. If an entire team gets out, then they are eliminated.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Ensure pupils understand not to throw the ball
  • Have teams aim to tag a specific team such as blue team tags green team and purple team tags red team, etc.
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires foam balls and several colored pinnies
  • Create 3–4 teams with equal players
  • Game can be played as elimination or non-elimination
Pros
  • Allows for continuous running and playing
Cons
  • None