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Island Tag

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To avoid getting tagged by a player’s partner

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Retain

  • Dribble

-Equipment List:

  • One stability ball per player


-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • All players stand beside a stability ball and put one hand on top of it.

  • Players determine a partner.

  • Determine the playing boundaries which will keep all players in a fairly confined space.


  • Play a game of rock, paper, scissors to determine which of the partners is It.

  • Upon the leader’s signal to start the Its hold onto their ball and walk around their ball two times to give their partner an opportunity to move away.

  • Players move around the playing area by always being in contact with their ball.

  • When she is successful in tagging her partner, her partner is the new It, walks around her ball twice and then tries to re-tag her partner

-Questions & Notes:

  • Island Dribble Tag: Played the same as Island Tag but the players bounce their ball as they try to move around the island.

  • The more confined the area and the more players the better.

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