Drama Games for Kids: 111 of Today’s Best Theatre Games

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Rao “wow awesome tips! as a recent theatre graduate I am so exciting to get started with a career in directing! This really helps!” -M. Looking for refreshing, contemporary drama games that your kids and teens will absolutely love? Look no further. The categories include:Warm-Ups: Shorter games to warm-up body and voices and to get the creativity flowing.

Ensemble building: games that will help your students respect and trust each other while encouraging teamwork and creativity. Break out of shell: Games to help students build confidence and drop their barriers. Focus: games that will help focus kids’ natural energy. Creativity: Games to help students make bold creative choices.

Drama Games for Kids: 111 of Today's Best Theatre Games #ad - Improv: games to help kids think quickly to create interesting characters, dialogue and story. Plus, helpful tips and notes on how to best execute the games and game variations! what others are saying: “So great! I’ve learned so many interesting games and even the ones I was already familiar with had some nice additions and suggestions…thanks so much!” -Preeti “These games are amazing…I feel so empowered!” -R.

This 128-page book includes 111 games clearly organized, beautifully formatted, and clearly explained. Its website receives over 50, 000 visitors and month and its materials have been used in over 60 countries around the world. Brewer about beat by beat press for the past 5 years Beat by Beat Press has been the leading authority on contemporary, high-quality teaching drama resources.

From the publisher of amazon’s best-selling Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook comes a brand new resource packed with 111 theatre activities that will spark life into your drama class….

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Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Are you a new drama teacher looking for help planning your first year? Or an experienced teacher in need of refreshing new ideas for your drama classes? Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook is a new resource with 16 ready-to-go lesson plans that will provide you with the tools you need to build your kids into incredible actors.

Go beyond drama games. With this handbook you'll get: a semester's worth of cumulative lessons that will turn your kids into real-deal actorsNotes on how to introduce basic acting concepts in a way kids will instantly understandSuggested activities for both "younger" and "older" kidsHow to transition between activities and from lesson to lessonContemporary new games like a "Facebook Character Profile"Reflection and journaling exercises after every lesson.

Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor #ad - Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:What is Theatre? Students explore how theatre is the art of telling stories through live acting. Creating an Ensemble. Students learn to work together, build trust, and involve every member in a performance. Movement & Space. Listening/Reacting. Students will understand how listening and reacting are an important part of being an actor.

. Using your voice: students will understand the importance of articulation, projection and voice variation.

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Teaching Drama to Little Ones: 12 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans for Kids Age 3-7

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Students will use their imaginations to be different characters and go on make believe adventures. Working with a Partner. It includes 12 lesson plans specifically designed for kids age 3-7 that you can implement today. Students will explore how we use emotions to show the audience what we are feeling. Actions.

It also includes guides on how to adapt a script and rehearse a show with this age group. Inside this book you'll find:12 lessons plans packed with over 70 activities ideal for kids age 3-7each lesson contains a Warm-Up, Movement and Imagination activitySimple reflection questions after every lessonA guide to creating a script for little onesA guide to auditioning, Voice, Focus, rehearsing and performance tips for little onesAn appendix with lyrics of simple songs for classroom useBelow are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:Getting to Know You.

Teaching Drama to Little Ones: 12 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans for Kids Age 3-7 #ad - Students will explore how energy is necessary when performing and learn how to control and focus using that energy. Emotions. Students will build trust and gain confidence by learning to work with a partner. Working as a Team. Students will understand rhythm, be able to clap and follow a steady beat, and practice speeding up and slowing down their voices and movements.

Energy. Students will realize that theater involves teamwork and everyone has a role with something important to contribute.

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Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - Students will understand the importance of “acting a song” as opposed to just “performing a song”, and learn how to give nuanced, compelling performances. And much more! This book is the highly anticipated follow-up to Teaching Drama: The Essential Handbook which has sold over 10, 000 copies worldwide.

With this book you’ll receive:a semester’s worth of cumulative lessons perfect for students age 7-14Notes on how to introduce musical theatre concepts in a way kids will instantly absorbTips and tools on easy ways to transition between activities and lessonsA guide on how to plan a performance at the end of the semesterUseful reflection and journaling exercises after every lesson.

Teaching Musical Theatre: The Essential Handbook: 16 Ready-to-Go Lesson Plans to Build a Better Actor #ad - Below are just a few of the topics covered in the lessons:What is musical theatre? Students will explore the origin of musical theatre and the shows that have defined the genre. Storytelling in Musicals. Students will learn how dance and movement contribute to musical storytelling and become familiar with basic choreography.

Acting the Song. Students will develop an understanding of proper singing technique and how to use their voice to captivate an audience. Dance and Movement. Students will learn about the “emotional staircase” and how it’s the basis of storytelling in musical theatre. Music in Musicals.

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101 Improv Games for Children and Adults

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Hunter House #ad - The book contains lively illustrations and is easy to use. Improv is about creating something out of nothing, but a really good improviser can create something great out of nothing. What is the big deal about improv?It's fun. This book shows you how. The book is a great resource for educators as well as for the professional actor or the layperson working with improv for fun.

. It strengthens our imagination, promotes self-confidence, increases spontaneity, promotes teamwork, and it's magic: it creates something out of nothing.101 improv games for children and adults contains the basics: what improv is all about and how to do it, special instructions for how to teach improv to children, plus more advanced training on how to use your voice and body in ways you haven't thought of before.

101 Improv Games for Children and Adults #ad - All this plus 101 games with simple instructions, Bizarre Games, from easy warm-up games to over-the-top crowd pleasers such as Fairy Tales, On Your Toes and Narrative Games. This is the tenth in the hunter House SmartFun activity books series, and the first one for adults as well as children. Used book in Good Condition.

It has helpful hints for creating scenes and environments out of thin air.

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101 Drama Games for Children: Fun and Learning with Acting and Make-Believe SmartFun Activity Books

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Hunter House #ad - The smartfunactivity series encourage imagination, social interaction, and self-expression in children. Most games are non-competitive and none require special skills or training. The series is widely used in homes, clubs, daycare centers, schools, and summer camp. To make the books easy to use, length of play time, and group size, games are marked according to appropriate age levels, using helpful icons.

Used book in Good Condition. Drama games are not staged plays but a dynamic form in which children explore their minds and the world around them. Used book in Good Condition. Drama games allow children to get more in touch with themselves and what they want to be, and are a delightful way to discover the freedom, creativity, and expression of acting- and living.

101 Drama Games for Children: Fun and Learning with Acting and Make-Believe SmartFun Activity Books #ad - They can use their play-acting in sensory games, in creating masks and costumes, pantomimes, story games with puppets, and much more.

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12 Fabulously Funny Fairy Tale Plays: Humorous Takes on Favorite Tales That Boost Reading Skills, Build Fluency & Keep Your Class Chuckling With Lots of Read-Aloud Fun!

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Teaching Resources #ad - Students will have oodles of fun building essential reading skills with rib-tickling versions of beloved fairy tales turned into read-aloud plays! Even your most reluctant readers won’t be able to resist these hilarious twists on their favorite tales— Spiderella, The Popsicle Boy, Little Late Riding Hood, Rafunzel and many more! Plus: Each play comes complete with instant discussion starters, vocabulary boosters, Goldilocks and the Three Bullfrogs, imaginative writing prompts, The Cheetah and the Sloth, and a brief history of the fairy tale.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. 8 3/8 x 10 7/8. For use with Grades 2-4.

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Introduction to Theatre Arts Teacher's Guide: A 36-Week Action Handbook

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Meriwether Pub #ad - Acting, 5. Most importantly, an entire section is dedicated to reproducible tests and major projects. Instructors will have the advantage of having the entire student handbook in their teacher's guide plus much more! Besides Notes to the Teacher for each of the ten sections listed below, there's almost a hundred extra pages just for the teacher, including teaching tools, evaluation tools, and production tools.

Introduction to Theatre Arts Teacher's Guide: A 36-Week Action Handbook #ad - The entire spectrum of theatre is covered in ten sections: 1. A student-friendly, teacher-friendly workbook with study units for a full year of classroom drama activities. Play production, 8. Evaluation, 3. Games and Improvisation, 10 . Theatre History, 9. Characterization, 6. These pages are loaded with reproducible handouts and forms.

Used book in Good Condition. Publicity and Other Production Business, 7. Used book in Good Condition. Getting Started, 2. Planning for the Future.

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Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens

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Beat by Beat Press #ad - 8 3/8 x 10 7/8. Contemporary scenes provides young actors with the material they need to have fun while exploring a full spectrum of emotions, situations and relationships, ranging from the humorous to the heartfelt. With appealing, have fun with and be challenged by every moment, line, accessible scenes – written in contemporary language that doesn’t talk down to student actors – Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors lets young performers connect with, character and situation.

Suitable for classroom work and performance. This book contains: 34 scenes to challenge and excite acting studentsa broad variety of two and three-person scenesGender-neutral characters to provide ultimate flexibilityEmotional arcs and strong endings to challenge actors and keep audiences engagedA broad range of circumstances and emotions, from comedic to heartfelt to whimsicalMaterial that is ideal as short performance pieces and for use in the classroomAt Beat by Beat Press we’re passionate about raising the bar on the quality of resources that are available for young actors and you’ll find this book to be no exception.

Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors: 34 High-Quality Scenes for Kids and Teens #ad - . By the publisher of the best-selling contemporary monologues for Young Actors!Contemporary Scenes for Young Actors features 34 fun, and for the teachers, instantly involving scenes written specifically for actors aged 8-16, directors and acting coaches who work with them. Used book in Good Condition. Our resources are used in over 75 countries, bringing joy and rewarding experiences to thousands of young performers every day.

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On Stage: Theater Games and Activities for Kids

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Chicago Review Press #ad - Lights, play! with this second edition of on stage: theater Games and Activities for Kids, camera, boost confidence, budding thespians will have fun under the footlights as they choose from more than 125 theater games that spark creativity, and encourage collaboration. Whether playing alone or in a group, everyone can have theater fun with On Stage! Used book in Good Condition.

On Stage: Theater Games and Activities for Kids #ad - This revised and expanded edition features 35 new improvisational games and ready-to-use monologues, scenes, and short plays. Chicago Review Press. Used book in Good Condition. They’ll learn all about how to make a stage performance great with improvisational games such as Freeze, and Gibberish; they’ll make puppets, Party Quirks,  the Yes Game, discover makeup secrets, and design and build a set.

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Drama Start! Drama Activities, Plays and Monologues for Young Children, Ages 3-8

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JemBooks #ad - Drama start’ is a collection of drama activities, role playing ideas, action poems, including games, plays and monologues, suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 8. This book is also suitable for people working with children in any setting where drama is used such as community groups, out of school care facilities, therapeutic group work and so on.

The book is accessible and easy to follow. Each section provides educators/teachers/leaders with a variety of creative and imaginative ideas for stimulating drama activities in many different settings. Chicago Review Press. It can be used in early Years’ settings or in primary schools, up to and including second class.

Drama Start! Drama Activities, Plays and Monologues for Young Children, Ages 3-8 #ad - It is divided into three parts – Drama Games, Plays and Monologues. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. 8 3/8 x 10 7/8.

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