This one will get your friends chuckling. They think it’s going to easy, but it turns out to be a bigger challenge than they exected!Can you read out loud the first 3 rows of the above card? Did you do it successfully? Good. Now…
Say out loud the names of the colors, not the words. (E.g. 1st row: green red yellow blue.) Can you do this quickly for 4-5 rows?
Most people find that saying out loud the names of the colors is tough to do! It’s easier to read the words. Here’s a trick: read the words beginning with row 3, and you’ll have the colors starting in row 1! I.e. row 3 reads “green red yellow blue”, which are the colors of the row 1 words!
Try this out on your friends! If you want to learn lots of other fun tricks, check out our magic camp St. Louis, and our blog. If you like reading-related tricks like this, sign up for our free monthly email newsletter for a list of libraries at which we are appearing this summer!