Let's celebrate the way the players and the fans will greet each other in all the various languages they speak at the football World Cup. .
Show your children this clip of 30 different ways to say hello from around the World
Now let's play the game.
- Ask the children to recall as many different ways of greeting each other both in their own home language , school language and in other languages they have seen on the video clip
- Practise the greetings they suggest.Practise the sound of the greeting. Ask the children to think of the shape of the greeting both as a sound they hear (is it wavy/sharp/spiky etc) and as a written word.Ask the children to raise their arms in the air and peform the shape of the word/s as they say them say the same time.
- Stand the children up and table by table create a mexican wave of greetings that are both spoken and performed as sound shapes around the room.