Echo Clapping


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You will need:

What to do:

Sample Rhythm Patterns:

    • echo clapping is best done by setting down a rhythm and having the children copy it by clapping it back as soon as you have completed it
    • clapping can be done with assorted beats

one clap =
one beat
(1)
two quick claps =
one beat
(ii)

skipping a clap =

-spread hands apart for beat and don't clap

one beat (or rest)
(z)
Leader: 1 1 1 1
Echo: 1 1 1 1
Leader: 1 ii 1 1
Echo: 1 ii 1 1
Leader: 1 1 Z Z
Echo: 1 1 Z Z
Leader: ii ii 1 1
Echo: ii ii 1 1
Leader: 1 ii 1 ii
Echo: 1 ii 1 ii
Leader: 1 Z ii Z
Echo: 1 Z ii Z