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Fun and easy hand clapping games for kids to play

Kids Playing Hand Clapping Games

Kids Playing Hand Clapping Games

Rhyming hand clapping game is a popular game among school kids, especially girls. The game requires two people and a rhyming song to go with the clapping. They sing the song as they clap their hands against each others following the rhythm. They sometimes would do some dance make body movements to go with the lyrics.

Some of the popular hand clapping game songs are:

When the children play the rhyming hand clapping game mainly for the benefit of having fun and making new friends, many people, including myself, find it educational and can help improve kids motor and cognitive skills. Most of the rhyming hand clapping game songs are short and upbeat. Kids can easily extend the song by creating the lyrics that rhyme. Or they can just simply create their very own silly rhyming hand game songs. One of the teachers I know even make it as part of the in class activities for learning rhyming words or poems because she finds this activity help the students master their rhyming words in an easy, fun and effective way.

Not only school kids find hand clapping game fun, some parents like to do it with their babies too. I've seen parents hold their babies' hands and clap with them as they sing the rhyming songs.

Hand clapping games make it easy for kids to learn rhyming words by clapping and singing in fun lyrics and upbeat rhythms. Have fun!

Chinese Checker Lyric

Chinese Checker
I can call my mommy
Chinese Checker
I can eat salami
Chinese Checker
I can do karate
Chinese Checker
Oops! I am sorry
Very sorry.

I Went to A Chinese Restaurant Lyric

I went to a Chinese restaurant
To buy a load of bread bread bread
And when they asked what my name was
This’s what I said said said.
My name is
Yiya, Yiya
Nicolai, Nicolai
Poom Poom Noodle, Willy Willy Whisker
My name is Elvis Presley
Boys are messy
Sitting in a hot tub
Drinking a Pepsi
My name is Poke.

Lemonade Lyric

Lemonade, crunchy ice
Beat it once, beat it twice
Lemonade, crunchy ice
Beat it once, beat it twice,
Turn around, touch the ground
Kick your boyfriend out of town.


Joanna on June 01, 2019:

Lemonade, crunchy ice

Sip it once, sip it twice

Lemonade ice tea Coca-Cola Pepsi

Turn around touch the ground kick your boyfriend out of town

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Now freeze

Now pose

Now pick your nose

222444 on March 16, 2017:

Chinese checkers I can do karate

Chinese checkers I can call my mommy.

Chinese checkers I can move my body.

Chinese checkers oops! I'm sorry

Red white and blue. A boy kisses you. He takes you to the movies and undresses you.

Precious on December 25, 2015:

I remember these games me and my sister play them their catchy

emely on October 23, 2012:

your welcome kittyjj

emely on October 23, 2012:

sorry for axsidentily kind of putting the same thing once again bye bye

Ann Leung (author) from San Jose, California on October 23, 2012:

Thank you Emely for voting the Chinese Restaurant the best lyrics. My kids will be thrilled to see your comments when they are back from school.

Emely Gabriella Barcenas on October 23, 2012:

hi I just wanted to say thankyou for showing me these videos & games and just saiying that they were one of the best lyrics i've everd seen well just wanting to say that so bye

Emely barecnas on October 23, 2012:

I reaaly liked the chineas restaurant videos and the game and I think it was one of the best lyrics i've heard sofare and thankyou for showing me these games and bye

Ann Leung (author) from San Jose, California on September 21, 2012:

Thank you lilly and isagsukat for reading and commenting.

isagsukat on September 21, 2012:

Interesting thing that I play these games all the time. Are you stalking me? Just kidding!

Ann Leung (author) from San Jose, California on August 05, 2012:

Thank you micky for reading and commenting. :)

micky on August 04, 2012:

this was a great website

Ann Leung (author) from San Jose, California on February 22, 2012:

Agreed. :)

traslochimilano from USA on February 21, 2012:

Kids are very happy with hand clapping game and I also enjoy this game with them.Really interesting game..

Ann Leung (author) from San Jose, California on February 20, 2012:

Thank you donaisabella for stopping by and commenting. I volunteer at my kids' classes from time to time. I often see kids there play games during recesses. It's fun watching them play.

Isabella Mukanda from Fort Myers on February 20, 2012:

I like to do hand clapping games with my kids and I find that they absolutely love it. Besides the entertainment and playfulness they allow, I do believe that they can actually be used to teach rhyming as you have said. Some of the geography and history I learned as a child I did from such games and songs. Thanks for sharing.

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