Players are required to think on their feet in Mirror, Mirror, one of our popular Recess Enhancement Program (REP) games.
Who: Grades 3-8
Time: 10 minutes+
Where: Auditorium, cafeteria, classroom, gymnasium, hallway, library, playground
How to Play
- Players pick a partner and face each other, keeping 6 feet of space between each other.
- One person is going to be the leader.
- The other must mirror his or her movements.
- There should be no talking or touching, just mirroring movements.
- After two minutes, switch roles to let the other person lead.
Check for Understanding
- Who is the leader?
- Should there be any talking or touching?
- If you are going to be in a quiet area, tell players the instructions before moving.
Conflict Resolution Tip
- Have players take turns mirroring others in the group.
PLAY: REP IT OUT
Easy: Have one leader and one mirror.
Medium: Add movements that require balance.
Hard: Have both students lead and mirror at the same time.
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