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Encyclopedia > Tag (game)
Players 3 or more
Age range 3 and up
Setup time 30 seconds max
Playing time no limit
Random chance Low
Skills required Running, Hiding, Observation

Tag (also known as tip, it, touch, tig, tiggy, tick, chasing, chasemaster, chasey, cops and robbers) is an informal playground game that usually involves one or more players attempting to "tag" other players by touching them with an object, usually their hands. Played throughout the world,[1] tag is inherently simple — most forms require neither teams, nor scores, nor sports equipment — but it may be made more complex with various rule modifications. Both of these aspects make tag a popular game amongst children, and it is often played in informal areas such as playgrounds or backyards. For other uses, see Running (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Observation (disambiguation). ... A playground game is a physical and verbal outdoor game which has been devised by groups of children for their own entertainment. ... For the River in the North-East of England, see River Team. ... For other uses, see Child (disambiguation). ... Combination playground structure for small children; slides, climbers (stairs in this case), playhouse A playground is an area designed for children to play freely. ...

See also

  • Łapanka

A łapanka in Warsaws Żoliborz district, 1941. ...



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