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What to do
Talk about how traffic lights work and what the signals mean. Emphasize that the green light means "go" and red light means "stop"
The Children form a line, standing next to one another.
Stand in front of the line, facing the children.
Call out "green light," and the children move toward you.
Call out "red light," and the children stop.
Play continues, with children associating "go" with green light and "stop" with red light.
Let the children take turns calling out "green light" and "red light"
Use different movement patterns such as skipping or hopping for the next game.
Incorporate "yellow light" into the game, meaning "move slowly" or "move carefully".
Use visual cues, such as a green, red, or yellow paper circles.