Saturday, September 27, 2014

September 27: Dog Week

image from dogsonline.com

In honor of Dog Week, consider this tag game which kids in a school-age care program made up:


Dog and Cat

Materials:

  • a ball (optional)

Directions:

  1. The dog starts in the middle of the room or playing area.
  2. The cats start on either side of the play area.
  3. The dog yells a color (or other means of describing at least two players) and those people must run to the other side of the play area.
  4. Anyone tagged sits down right there and, with legs crossed and bottom on the floor, may reach out to tag others throughout the game.
  5. The last cat becomes the new dog.
Source(s): Toolbox Training’s book 100 Game Activities for Kids (activity A4, also consider activity H2)


Check out the full September calendar to see the month at a glance as well as floating holidays, specialty weeks, and themes for the month.

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