Get your kids active with our Recess Enhancement Program's (REP) game, High-Five! This relay race game is ideal for larger spaces where kids can really run. It will get the blood pumping and have everyone exhausted by the end.




High-Five Relay

Who: Grades K-5 

Players: 30+ 

Time: 15 minutes+ 

Where: Small playground

Equipment: Cones


How to Play 

  • Form a circle! We are going to make two teams. Make sure you are toe-to-toe with the student next to you.
  • The first student will run around the circle as quickly as possible, then high-five the next student to go.
  • After high-fiving the player, sit down quickly so they can run around the circle. Continue until all players have gone.
  • The first team to have all players sitting down wins!

Check for Understanding 

  • When can you run?
  • What must you do when you give a high-five?

Game Tip 

  • Demonstrate to students. Make multiple teams for bigger groups.

Conflict-Resolution Tip

  • Have students cheer each other on.



Easy: Skip

Medium: Hop on two feet

Hard: Hop on one foot


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