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First Name

What to do:

  1. Start by getting the children to clap the number of syllables in their name (this might take a little practice)
  2. Once the children can do this, send them off on a mission to find other people and objects within the environment who have the same number of “claps” as them.

Taking it forward

  • Give the children less time for more of a challenge.
  • Ask the children to find objects with the same initial sound and the same number of syllables

What’s in it for the children?

The children are listening and recognising the pattern and rhythm within sounds and words.