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Thumb Wrestling

Two players, both either using their left hands or their right hands, hold hands by hooking their four fingers together and closing their hands into fists with their thumbs pointing up to the ceiling. Both players say the following chant together and for each word said, tap your thumb on alternating sides of your interlocked…

A my name is Alice

Kids sit in a circle, Indian style, and start a clapping pattern. Both hands slap knees, cross to tap shoulders, clap together, shoulders, knees, shoulders, together, etc. The person who is “it” goes first. Speaking to the rhythm of the clapping of the group, start with the letter A and choose a girl’s name, boy’s…