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Handkerchief Tag

Source: School, Church, and Home Games
Category: SCHOOLYARD GAMES For Primary Pupils





A player is selected to be "It". A knotted handkerchief is given to the
rest of the players. "It" can only tag the player holding the
handkerchief in his hands. The players endeavor to get rid of the
handkerchief by throwing it from one to another. Should the
handkerchief fall upon the ground, there is no one for "It" to tag
until it has been picked up by one of the players.




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