This game is designed to help new classmates to get to know each other's names, while playing, in the first lesson.
Recommended Age: 6-9 y.o.
Number of Participants: 6-12 players.
Time: 15-20 minutes.
Equipment: Not required.
Materials: Not required.
Preliminary Preparation: Not required.
Immediate Preparation: Not required.
How to Play. The players take it in turns to call out a number, replacing every third with their names. The game may start like this:
Player A: One!
Player B: Two!
Player C: Nastya!
Player D: Four!
and so on.
A mistaken player leaves the game, which lasts as long as only the winner remains.
Variation. As an alternative for higher levels, the players may number like this:
Player A: I'm the first!
Player B: I'm the second!
Player C: I'm Kostya!
Player D: I'm the fourth!