Tankaka Tanaka

Game Description: 
A fun traditional indigenous tag game!
Objective: 
The heard leader is trying to tag as many buffalo as possible
Game Rules: 
Children line up at one side of the gym, they are the heard of buffalo. Assign 1 child to be the heard leader, they start in the middle of the gym. The objective of the heard leader is trying to tag as many buffalo as possible. When the heard leader says go, the heard of the buffalo try to run to the other side of the gym. If they are tagged, they join the heard leader. Continue playing until there are a few buffalo left. This is a great time to talk about why you must have respect and balance.
Saftey Considerations: 
Shoe lace check.
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Age: 
7 to 9 years
10 to 12 years
13 to 15 years
16 to 17 years
Type of Activity: 
Co-operative / Team Building / Ice Breaker
Warm up/Cool down
Space Needed: 
Large Space (Gym, Multipurpose Room, Playroom)
Equipment Needed: 
None
How Many Leaders are Needed: 
Only 1
2 Leaders
3 - 4 Leaders
Event staff
How Big of a Group is Needed: 
Large group (16+ kids)
Types of Skills Practiced: 
Agility
Balance
Coordination
Dodge
Run
Track