Sports Games for Kids

Choosing 'It'

Have fun even before the game starts! When you're playing a sports game like tag or hide-and-seek, you need to spend a few minutes choosing "it."

What You'll Need:

  • Friends

To choose one, have every kid kneel in a circle, putting one foot into the center so they all touch at the toes in a smaller circle.

Do funny little rhymes like "One potato, two potato, three potato, four, five potato, six potato, seven potato, more!" as you touch a different player's foot, going in the circle, on each syllable. When you get to the word "more!," whoever's foot is touched is "it!"

Make up rhymes and silly songs of your own to help choose who becomes "it" next time.

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