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Toe Tag

A game that is great exercise and develops athletic skills

Tags: elementary school, games



  1. Everyone is "it" at the same time.
  2. Runners tag each other by stepping lightly on their toes.
  3. Once tagged, players are out until there is a single winner.
  4. Players are also out if they go out of bounds.

Performance Points:

  • The game is best with five or more players.
  • Stomping is not allowed!
  • The best way to avoid being tagged is to keep the feet moving quickly.
  • Keeping the playing space small will encourage short, quick, and agile movements.

Training Specifics:

Duration / Reps: The game is usually over quickly, so it can be played a few times.

When: Anytime, but ideal for keeping kids active and motivated during the last 10 minutes of practice

You Need: Cones, or other boundary markers


  • Great exercise
  • Develops skills such as agility and coordination, which are important for overall athleticism and injury prevention

Youth and Schools