Our Recess Enhancement Program (REP) game Splat is surefire way to get kids moving and laughing.  



Who: Grades 3-8  

Players: 10+  

Time: 10 minutes+  

Where: Auditorium, cafeteria, classroom, gymnasium, hallway, library, playground  

Equipment: None 

How to Play 

  • Players for a circle standing 6 feet away from each other. The leader will stand in the middle. 
  • The leader splats someone by clap-pointing at them while saying, "splat!" That player must duck. 
  • The two players on each side of the player who duck turn and splat each other. 
  • The last player to splat does five jumping jacks and rejoins the game. 
  • If the player who is supposed to duck messes up, he or she does five jumping jacks, then rejoins the game.


Check for Understanding 

  • What do you do if the leader splats you?
  • What do you do if the player next to you ducks?  

Game Tip  

  •  Play an elimination round with older children.

Conflict Resolution Tip  

  • Have an eliminated player be in the middle.  


Easy: Players walk in a circle. 

Medium: Add lunges to clap-pointing motion.

Hard: Stand on one foot while waiting. 

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