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Drama Start: Drama activities, plays and monologues for young children (ages 3 to 8) by [Meighan, Julie]

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Game: Magic Rocks.
Age: 3 years+,
Minimum number of participants: 2
Resources needed: Clear space, a wand (optional).
Other Benefits: To stimulate children's imagination and creativity.
Instructions: Get each child to find a clear space. They must make sure that they are not touching anyone else. The children crouch down on the floor andmake a ball shape with their bodies. The teacher explains that allchildren are magic rocks and that the teacher is a magic wizard. Theteacher waves the magic wand and says: "Magic rocks turn intodinosaurs." All the children turn into dinosaurs and move around theroom as dinosaurs. The teacher then says: "Magic rocks turn into magicrocks." The children return to their clear spaces and crouch down on the floor again as quickly as possible. The magic wizard can change themagic rocks into anything they want, for example superheroes, animals,people, household items and so on. Variation: The children can take itturns to be the magic wizard.

Game: Octopus
Age: 4 years +
Minimum number of participants: 3
Resources needed: Clear space.
Other Benefits: This game can be used to work on co-operation and teamwork skills.
Instructions: One child is chosen or volunteers to be the octopus and stands in themiddle of the clear space. The rest of the children should line up along one side of the space. When the octopus shouts out "Octopus!" the other children have to run past the octopus and try to reach the other sidewithout being caught. Children that are caught become part of theoctopus's arms. They are not allowed to let go of each other's hands.Only the children at the ends of the octopus's arms can catch people. As the game progresses, the octopus becomes longer and longer. The gamebecomes more difficult, as more and more children become part of theoctopus's arms. It ends when all the children are caught.

Game: Prison Break
Age: 4 years +
Minimum number of participants: 3
Resources needed: Clear space.
Other Benefits: This is a warm up game that children really enjoy. It alsocan be used to improve listening and co-ordination skills.
Instructions: Children all line up on one side of the clear space. One student ischosen, or volunteers, to be the guard on duty and stands in the centreof the room. The rest of the children are prisoners. When the guardshouts out "Prison break!" all the prisoners must run to the other sideof the space. If the guard catches a prisoner they also become a guard.Eventually there will be more guards then prisoners. The last prisonerbecomes the first guard on duty for the next game.

Game: Fruit Basket
Age: 4 years+
Minimum number of participants: 7
Resources needed: Clear space and a chair for each student - if you do not have chairs you can use sheets of paper or cushions.
Other Benefits: This is a well-known game which can also be used very effectively as a listening game or an observation game.
Instructions: All the children sit in circle on a chair or a cushion. The teacherchooses three different fruits and goes around the circle giving eachperson the name of a fruit, in a particular order, for example, apple,orange, banana. A child is then chosen, or volunteers, to go into thecentre of the circle. His/Her chair is taken away. The child in thecentre calls out the name of one of the three fruits. If the child inthe centre says apple then all the apples change place, if s/he saysbanana, all the bananas change place and if s/he says orange, all theoranges change places. If s/he says fruit basket then everyone changesplaces. The child who is left without a chair goes into the centre forthe next round.
Variations: There are lots of variations to thisgame and you can change the names to go with a specific theme. Fruitbasket - apple, orange, and banana -could be replaced by: Barnyard -chicken, pig and cow, Zoo - elephant, giraffe and tiger, Circus - clown, ringmaster and acrobat, Ocean - fish, mermaid and shark.

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Part One: Drama Games. There are nine different categories in thissection. . Each category, for example warm-up games, listening games,states the main benefit of the games it features. However some of thegames may have more than one benefit. For example, `Fruit Basket islisted as a warm up game but other benefits of this game are listeningand observation. The games are clearly set out and the appropriate agegroup and minimum amount of children needed to participate are listedfor each one. The other benefits of playing the game are also stated and detailed instructions are provided, with suggested variations for someof the games.
Warm-Up Games These games can be used at thebeginning of any drama lesson. They help limber the children up and lead them into the next part of the lesson. They are fun and enjoyable. Ifyou are short on time the children can also do them by themselves, inseparate groups.

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  • File Size: 279 KB
  • Print Length: 94 pages
  • Publisher: JemBooks (December 23, 2013)
  • Publication Date: December 23, 2013
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0052MUG7I
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