Mukisa in Uganda plays this game in a refugee camp to control his body and be aware of others. Now he plays it with his family at home.
Right To Play Ambassador and four-time Winter Olympian, Chemmy Alcott has fun playing 'Stop-Slow-Go' with her family. Watch her fantastic tutorial video and give the game a go!
- Ages: Suitable for all ages
- Number of players: Two or more
- Goal of the game: Experience controlling your body and listening.
- What you need: Hands to clap, or objects to create a rhythm.
How to Play
- One person will clap a fast rhythm.
- Everyone moves around to the rhythm. You can act as a car, animal, athlete, etc.
- When the rhythm maker slows the beat down everyone has to slow down.
- When the rhythm stops, everyone freezes for a few seconds, they restart when the rhythm begins again and they say Go.
- Repeat several times and take it in turns to be the rhythm maker.
- How did you feel when you suddenly had to stop or slow down?
- What happened if you bumped into someone?
- What can you do when you feel upset or angry?