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I'd like you to play 'Don't clap this one back'! We've played this before with Mr Leedale.

The aim is to recognise, internalise and copy rhythms and identify the danger rhythm!


The leader claps a range of rhythms, using hands, body, voice, even floor and the rest of the group copy the rhythms. However, if they hear in any form the rhythm, 'Don't clap this one back' - they don't clap it back.

Every time someone claps the rhythm when they aren't supposed to, the leader gets a point. If no one claps when they hear 'don't clap this one back', the rest of the group get a point.


If you have nobody to play with, you can use the video below!

Don't Clap This One Back