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Toe Tapping

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How to Play:

  1. Have students stand and pair up, facing one another.
  2. Students stand on their right foot while moving their left foot forward toward the other.
  3. Students gently touch the insides (instep) of their left feet together.
  4. Switch feet to be standing on left and tapping right.
  5. Repeat to a count of 10. (five taps per foot)

Variations:

  • When switching, skip count or spell a word.
  • Do it with eyes closed.
  • Stand facing out, backs toward each other, and tap insteps or heels with each other.

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