Keep On Clapping

Pre-Schooler Anytime Anywhere

Encourage your child to clap along to the rhythm of a familiar song. Guide them by clapping together. Then ask them to try and keep clapping while you clap to a different song. This may be as hard for you as it is for them!

See what your child is learning

Keeping the beat of a song takes focus and memory. When you ask your child to continue to clap to the rhythm while you clap to a different rhythm, you’re also helping them learn to pay attention and use self-contro””both important learning skills.

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