Have students perform the hand-clapping games shown in the segment.
Have students discuss how games and other folklore are passed from generation to generation. What games, songs, and stories have they learned from relatives or older acquaintances? Explore the instructions, roots, and alternative versions of other games such as hopscotch, tag, and marbles.
Have student research hand-clapping games from various cultures. Have students make and illustrate a book of hand-clapping games.
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