P.E. Game: Turtle Tag

Setup and Equipment:

Four or Five Yarn balls for players that are “it”
No bases in this game.


  • The “base” in this game is when players are on the floor with their knees pulled up towards their chest and their head looking toward the floor.
  • Another “base” is when they lie on their back, flip their scooter over and shake their scooter and feet in the upside down turtle position
  • Some classes may also need this rule: Players may stay in the “base” position for five seconds.
  • If a student is tagged do an exercise:
  • Balance on one foot for ten seconds
  • Run up the stairs and back down (Edison)
  • Climb the wall and touch above the highest handhold
  • Do ten jumping jacks, pushups, sit ups, etc.
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