Community Level 2 – Familiar
How To Play: Players start with both hands palms up. Each player
places her right hand on top of her neighbor’s (to her right) left
hand. Along with the following chant, players pass a clap lightly
around the circle. Each receives the clap in his right hand and then
passes it to the hand of his neighbor on his left. On the last pass,
the receiving player can move her hand. If the passer misses and places
the clap in his own left hand , he moves to the inside of the circle.
If the passer successfully places the clap into his neighbor’s hand, the
neighbor goes into the middle of the circle. Once you have 3-6 players
in the middle, they can start their own game. Then, the player who
loses just switches circles.
“Down by the banks of the Hanky Panky
Where the bull frogs jump from bank to banky
With an eeps, ipes, opes, upes,
And an oomph flop-a-dilly and an oomph flop-flop.”
Plan for Success:
Write the words to the chant on a chart so all students can see them.
Before beginning the activity, practice the chant couple of times
without the hand movements and then do a few practice rounds with the