Finger Exercise Can-Can

Finger Exercise Can-Can

Refresh your mind with these simple exercises. Preserve your WPM!

Difficulty: 2/5


5 minutes. It might be even faster once
you are used to it.



Core Competency Connection

Sketch of chief mountain on an ammolite gradient background
Sketch of a beaver on a brown gradient background


  • Your hands
  • A few quick seconds



The Process

Step 1: Finger Wiggle.

  • With both fists raised, raise your index fingers.
  • Flick both index fingers to the right, then to the left.
  • Repeat 10 times, flicking right and left.

Step 2: Finger Waggle.

  • Now, flick your index fingers away from each other, then in towards each other.
  • Repeat ten times, flicking out and in.

Step 3: Now again!

  • Repeat Step 1, flicking index fingers side to side, this time flicking your index fingers to the LEFT, then the right.
  • Repeat ten times.

Step 4: And once more.

  • Repeat the second step, flicking your fingers first towards each other, then apart from each other.
  • Repeat ten times.

Step 5: Feel Refreshed?

  • Repeat both exercises a few times until your mind feels more focused and clearer.

Design Hack

It takes practice – I would practice it myself until I could do it fairly well before demonstrating for students.

CTLI Staff

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