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Category Archives: Drama Games

Drama Game: Bus Stop

Type: Creativity Materials:  A bowl with slips of paper with different types of characters written on...

Drama Game: Beads on a String

Type: Creativity, Improv Note: Most appropriate for older kids/teens. Procedure: 1.  Ask two actors to stand on...

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Drama Game: Sausage!

Type: Focus Purpose: To help kids not break focus and stay in character. Procedure: 1.  Divide the...

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Drama Game: Bucket of Water

Type: Creativity Purpose: This is a great intro to pantomime. Procedure: 1.  With the class seated, ask...

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Drama Game: Pass the Sound

Type: Warm-up, Focus Procedure: 1.  In a standing circle, pass a “whoosh” around the circle. This...

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Drama Game: Two Person Environment

Type: Creativity, Improv Procedure: 1.  In a standing circle, give the students 30 seconds to quietly...

Drama Game: Slow Motion Emotion

Type: Creativity Purpose: This is a great primer for beginning character work. Procedure: 1.  In a bowl,...

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Drama Game: Quick Change

Type: Focus, Observation Purpose: Helps kids become aware of the details around them. Procedure: 1.  Have...

Teaching Drama: 8 Tips for a Successful Drama Sharing Day

I just came back from an end-of-semester drama presentation at a local elementary school. If...

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Drama Game: Yes, Let’s

Type: Improv Purpose:  This game reinforces the basic principle of improv; accepting.  It’s often natural for...