101 Drama Games for Children: Fun and Learning with Acting and Make-Believe [NOOK Book]

Overview


Drama games are not staged plays but a dynamic form in which children explore their minds and the world around them. They can use their play-acting in sensory games, pantomimes, story games with puppets, in creating masks and costumes, and much more.

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.

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

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Overview


Drama games are not staged plays but a dynamic form in which children explore their minds and the world around them. They can use their play-acting in sensory games, pantomimes, story games with puppets, in creating masks and costumes, and much more.

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.

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897935852
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: SmartFun Activity Books
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 859,684
  • Age range: 4 years
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface 1
Linking Drama with Play 3
Why Use Drama Games? 4
What Can I Do to Link Drama and Play? 5
Choosing a Drama Game 7
How to Use This Book 8
Preparing for a Drama Game 9
Elements of a Drama Game 11
Sample Game: Promoting Cooperation 12
From Idea to Story Line 13
Sample Production: Discovery 15
Key to the Icons Used in the Games 16
Introductory Games 17
Sensory Games 30
Pantomime Games 52
Story Games 72
Sound Games 81
Games with Props 93
Games with Masks 106
Games with Puppets 112
Games with Costumes 118
Text Games 125
For More Information 140
Alphabetical Index of Games 141
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