High 5. The Slide. Bump. Pinkie Promise. Gotcha. Just some of the fun that you will create when you are creating your special handshake! No one knows exactly who invented the handshake- or when. We do know people first shook hands more than 4000 years ago. One of the most common theories about the origin of the handshake is that is was used to show there were no weapons in either person's right hand. Clasping right hands was thought to be a clear sign that both people meant no harm and were offering a handshake as a sign of peace. Secret handshakes have become a popular way to show that you are a member of a group. Many clubs and organisations have secret handshakes. Sometimes best friends will create a complex secret handshake to use as a greeting every time they get together. Game includes 24 handshake/puzzle cards with 3- levels of difficulty . The "shake it up" memory game proceeds around the circle, with each player adding in a move to make the handshake grow longer and more challenging. Rearrange the back of the cards to recreate the storybook. The fun of creating a secret handshake lies in using all kinds of motions. Shake it Up! makes it easy with a set of 24 cards of well known and unusual handshake gestures. Put three, four or even five together, and you’ve created your family’s secret handshake. Makes play time memorable time. You can also use the cards to play a hand-twisting memory game, or put together to form a floor puzzle from the Here We Go! Storybook. Features • 24 - 6.5” x 8” Handshake / Puzzle Cards, 3-in-1 game instructions.