THEATER & VOCABULARY
Creating statues or sculptures of vocabulary is a great way to help kids a) remember the word and b) reinforce the definition
This activity combines theater with the skill of reviewing what you already know. Everybody Do! is a great way to help kids a) show their understanding of knowledge and b) reinforce that understanding. It’s also fun to play as a break in the day.
ROLE ON THE WALL
Role on the Wall is a fun way to help kids share a) what they know about a character/person and b) what ways the character is influenced by external forces.
Narrative Pantomime is an active way for students to a) retell a story and b) draw out action, emotion, and sensory details. It’s a great way to extend the story hour, especially for kids who can’t read yet.
THIS IS NOT A..
This activity is a playful theatre activity that gets you a) using your imagination and b) showing/telling descriptive details.