Primary Drama Ideas

by | Jan 2, 2019

Here you can find a selection of articles, tips and ideas for teaching drama in primary classrooms.

Anti-Bullying Drama Unit

Using drama to explore bullying issues, giving pupils the opportunity to try out anti-bullying strategies.
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Bringing Fairy Tales to Life through Drama

Ways to develop fairy and folk tales into rehearsed performances, improvisations, tableaux and oral storytelling.
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Key Stage 2 Drama Lesson Ideas

Ten brilliant ideas and worthwhile books for teaching drama at key stage two.
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Key Stage 1 Drama Lesson Ideas

A dozen fabulous ideas and helpful books for teaching drama at key stage one.
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The Tiger Child Drama Unit

A range of drama and storytelling activities based on a traditional Indian folk-tale for KS1 and reception.
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Why Teach Drama to Primary School Children?

Children's natural tendency towards make-believe play can be utilised at school through structured play and drama.
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Drama For Writing

Drama can provide children with a meaningful purpose for writing. (Extract from 'Learning Through Drama in the Primary Years').
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Keeping Control in the Drama Lesson

Classroom Management for Drama Lessons The challenge of managing the classroom during drama could be why some teachers are reluctant
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Teaching Literacy Through Drama

Drama is a close ally in the development of literacy, especially speaking and listening.
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Drama Across the Curriculum

Drama strategies can be used as everyday teaching tools for a wide range of subjects. (Extract from 'Learning Through Drama
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The Musicians of Bremen Script

Sparkling short play script of the Brothers Grimm tale for KS2 performance.
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The King’s Sentence – an original story

Lesson plan and original story for KS2 exploring non-verbal communication through gesture and sign language.
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