This game is designed to help new classmates to get know each other's names in a playful way.
Recommended Age: 6-8 y.o.
Participants Number: 6-8 players.
Time: 15-20 minutes.
Equipment: Not required.
Materials: Not required.
Preliminary Preparation: Not required.
Immediate Preparation (5-7 minutes): Line the children up in a row.
How to Play. Player A turns back to his/her classmates. Then he/she calls out: 'Who's there ?!' The other children take turns to shout out their names like this:
Player B: Sonya!
Player C: Petya!
Player D: Varya!
When the turn comes to the last player, he/she calls out his/her name twice and then all the names are repeated in the other way. After 'echo' stopped, Player A turns and, passing along the line, verifies the names of his/her new classmates like this:
Player A: Are you Sonya?
Player B: Yes, I am.
Player A: Are you Mitya?
Player C: No, I'm not.
As a result, Player A gets as many points as the names he/she correctly reproduced. Then he/she stands at the end of the row, and his/her place is taken by Player B and so on. The game lasts as long as each child played a mountain hiker. The winner is the player to get the most points.