Wow! Research now shows....
Hand-clapping songs and games improve motor and cognitive skills!
A researcher in Israel conducted the first study of hand-clapping songs, revealing a direct link between those activities and the development of important skills in children of all ages!
"We found that children in the first, second and third grades who sing these songs demonstrate skills absent in children who don't take part in similar activities. We also found that children who spontaneously perform hand-clapping songs in the yard during recess have neater handwriting, write better and make fewer spelling errors."
Dr. Idit Sulkin a member of BGU's Music Science Lab in the Department of the Arts
Yeahhhh! even more reason so learn and play these clapping games and clapping songs! Go ahead give Miss Mary Mack or any other hand clapping game a try!
Retrieved May 3rd 2010
Fun is fun in any language.
Did you know?Wow! Research now shows....
Hand clapping songs and games
improve motor and cognitive skills!