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Name of Activity:

Shark Tales


Ability to move safely around the gym and ability to perform various locomotor movements.

Suggested Grade Level:


Materials Needed:

2 pinnies, 3 bean bags

Description of Idea

Don Lito and Frankie are the sharks that are "it." They try to tag other "fish" (students) and freeze them. Oscar (the shark slayer) Lennie (the vegetarian shark) and Angie are the sharks who use the bean bags to try and unfreeze fish that have been frozen by tagging them with the bean bag. Don Lito and Frankie cannot freeze Oscar, Lennie or Angie. The game continues for a few minutes or until all have been frozen. Switch positions often.

Submitted by Angelo Lafratta who teaches at Ellwood Elementary School in Philadelphia, PA. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 5/12/2016.
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Shark Tales

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Faith smith

I think it would have been better to make it soft balls in stead of bean bags.
I played this game with my friends in class and it was very rough for year 8 imagin how it would be for younger kids

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