Enjoy this Drama Game – let us know how it goes!
Age: 6 to adult
Players: Whole Class
Time: 10 – 15 minutes
Skills: Listening, Mime and Movement
A classic cumulative memory game which can be played online
Sit in a circle. The first person says “I went to the supermarket and I bought…” and they name an object beginning with ‘A’, for example ‘apple’. In this version they should also add a movement to go with the word, e.g. biting the apple.
The person next to them says “I went to the supermarket and I bought an apple and…” They should choose an object beginning with ‘B’ and a movement to go with it. The game continues around the circle with each person adding an object and movement and trying to remember all the preceding objects and movements. Making the movements may help students to remember all the objects, Can they get to ‘Z’?!
You can play this game online if you are using Zoom or a similar app where students can see and hear each other. You will need to name the students so they know when it is their turn.
If you have a large group, mute students’ microphones until it is their turn.