Cranes and Crows

Type: Tag

Group Size: 16 +, great with large numbers

Equipment: Boundary lines


  1. Divide into two teams: One Cranes and the other Crows
  2. Teams line up by center line of playing area.
  3. Leader calls out either “Cranes” or “Crows”. If “Cranes” are called, they are to tag the “Crows” before they run to their free area, or visa versa.
  4. If tagged, the tagged person joins the other team.
  5. Game is over when one team has all the players.


  • This game works well with younger children. Age limit is probably at the high school or college level.