Rap, repetition, and rhythm sticks are all found in this song! “Repeat After Me” encourages participants to use their rhythm sticks to tap back the rhythms they hear.
“Repeat After Me” provides opportunities to address these objectives:
-Improve fine motor skills
-Increase ability to duplicate a pattern
-Increase ability to utilize palmar grasp
-Increase sustained attention
Begin with simple rhythms, and increase the difficulty level to appropriately challenge the participants. As an introduction to pre-reading skills, pair words or short phrases with rhythms and tap the rhythm sticks to each syllable.