improve motor planning and processing skills, increase
social awareness and
interaction between students.
only the teacher
Seat the children in a circle so they can easily see each
other, and have room to stand.
Instruct the students to say their mane as they go around
the circle so everyone becomes familiar with students names.
Introduce and demonstrate a rhythm of knee slapping2x, hand
clapping 2x and finger snapping 2x.
Practice the rhythm, then add saying names to the finger
snapping, 1st your own and then someone else in the
circle. The names are
said in rhythm with the finger snapping.
Have the students repeat this in standing (adding the
challenge of balance).