- Have each player number off. An option is to have more than one person per number.
- After everyone has a number, have each player group together in a bunch.
- One person starts with a ball in the center of the group
- The person with the ball throws the ball up while yelling a number.
- Everyone runs in all different directions away from the bunch except for the person(s) whose number is called.
- The person(s) whose number is called catches the ball and yells "Spud!" As soon as this is yelled, everyone has to freeze.
- The person with the ball is allowed to take 3 giant steps toward any player.
- The person with the ball then throws the ball and tries to hit someone.
- Players are allowed to dodge the ball by moving all parts of their body except their feet.
- If a player is hit, they then earn the letter "S"
- With each hit, the player then earns the next letter and the next until they spell the word "SPUD"
- Once a player spells "SPUD" they are out of the game
- The person who is hit becomes the new thrower.
- If the thrower doesn't hit anyone, then they earn a letter
Length 15 minutes
Physical Activity Level High
Group Size Both