Easter Bunny Tag

Summary: Easter Bunny Tag is where the players have to hop instead of run.

Ages: Kids of all ages

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

Equipment:
No equipment necessary

Set Up:
Establish a playing area with clear exterior boundaries.

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:
All players must hop instead of run during this form of tag.

For Adults Playing Tag with their Children:

I read this great article entitled Play TAG with Your Kids: Tips to Ensure Positive Competitive Experiences from the "Ohio State University Extension - Fact Sheet." The article doesn't focus on the game of tag, but rather on to teach your child about competition. It gives great examples of questions you can ask your children after certain activities and then how to interpret their answers. It is a three page article and a fairly long read, but the final paragraph sums it up.

Let the Fun Begin
In this game of TAG the parent is “it,” trying to help their child learn and have fun. Target individual needs. You are the expert concerning your child’s unique needs. Ask and observe as a way of monitoring the activity. Good communication can prevent undue stress for your child. Most of all, give positive feedback. By targeting your child’s needs and learning how they perceive the activity, you will be better equipped to support them in the ways they need as individuals. So get busy playing TAG, and your child will get busy enjoying life through competition.

Play TAG with your Kids: Tips to Ensure Positive Competitve Experiences


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