Back to Back Tag

Summary: Back to Back Tag is played by holding hands and players can be safe when standing back to back.

Ages: Kids of all ages

Recommended Number of Players:
The more the merrier is the motto of tag.

Equipment:
No equipment necessary

Set Up:
No prior set-up required

Basic Definition of "IT":
When discussing IT" while playing most forms of tag, IT refers to the player who must do the chasing, tagging and/or catching.

Basic Definition of "Tag" or "Catch":
When IT touches another player in the manner specified by the variation of the game, that player is then considered "Tagged" or "Caught" and must act in accordance with this variation of basic Tag.

How to Play:
Two people hold hands start off as being "IT." They can try to tag any other player but they can only use their free hands. When they tag someone, that person joins onto them by holding hands. Remember, other players can only be tagged with one of the two free hands. Players are safe from being tagged if they find another player and stand back to back with them. They can stand back to back and be safe for only 10 seconds before they can be tagged.

Winner:
Game continues until everyone is tagged.


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