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Drama

On this page you will find ideas, activities and websites related to Drama to keep you occupied at home. Think of these as opportunity to escape from the stresses of lock down and feel inspired by engaging in some creative and fun activities.

EARLY YEARS ACTIVITIES: 

Why not try and transform your home into a brand new environment to play in? You can explore different professions without leaving your home! Think about the language, gestures, and facial expressions you may want to use in the different roles. Here are few examples:

Environment

Roles

Resources and props

Bakery

Pastry chef, Head baker, sales assistant

Oven, cupcake cases, rolling pins, whisks, mixing bowls, trays, play dough to turn into cakes, biscuit cutters, cookbooks, recipe cards, scales, signs and labels

Vets Surgery

Vet, Receptionist

Animal teddies, stethoscopes, x-ray images,  animal carriers, clipboards, paper and pencils, animal leaflets

Superhero call centre

Superhero, Receptionist

Phones, keyboards, maps, pens and pencils, superhero cloaks, hand print code entrance

Post Office

Receptionist, Postman/Postwoman, Delivery driver

Letters, envelopes, stamps, pencils, post box, till, labels, post-it notes

Dinosaur Museum

Curator, Archivist, Historian, Tour guide

sand, dinosaur fossils, brushes, (archaeological dig) Dinosaurs, imagines of dinosaurs, posters, magnifying glasses

 

Garden Centre

Shop keeper, Florist, Gardener

Plant pots, seed packets, compost, spades, trowels, a till, lollipop sticks to create labels and signs, artificial flowers, seeds.

 

8 Drama Games you can play at home with your family: https://www.teachstarter.com/gb/blog/drama-games-lesson-ideas-activities-for-kids-k-3-gb/

KEY STAGE 1 ACTIVITIES: 

BBC School Radio Interactive drama series which foster pupils’ confidence in speaking and listening. The Series consists of 8 stories:

  1. Jack and the Beanstalk
  2. The Musicians of Bremen
  3. The Hare and the Tortoise
  4. The Magic Porridge Pot
  5. Aladdin
  6. Cinderella
  7. Billy Goats Gruff
  8. The Enormous Turnip

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g64rh

5 Ways you can incorporate drama skills into daily activities around the house: https://www.londontheatre.co.uk/theatre-news/west-end-features/5-drama-activities-to-keep-the-kids-entertained-at-home

KEY STAGE 2 ACTIVITIES: 

The Sutton Hoo Treasure Ship
A two-part interactive drama exploring the Anglo-Saxons from the archaeological discovery at Sutton Hoo. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02gb2p4

The Great Fire of London:
Take on the role of first visitors to a new virtual reality exhibition about the Great Fire of London. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g6h73

Eyam, The Plague Village:
Explore the extraordinary events in 1665 – when the plague came to the Derbyshire village of Eyam through the eyes of two children. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g6h72

Rocking Romans! Musical
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/music-drama-dance-history-ks2-rocking-romans-musical-play-index/zm84cqt

8 Drama games to help ignite imagination and inspire creativity: https://www.teachwire.net/news/8-drama-games-for-primary-kids-to-ignite-imagination

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