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Tips for using tableau effectively in elementary drama

Tips for using tableau effectively in elementary drama

“Tableau” is a drama term that you may have heard before, even if you aren’t an experienced drama teacher. But what is it really, and how can you use it effectively in your drama lessons? What is tableau? Tableau is essentially a freeze-frame of a...

Primary Drama Activities: Guided Role Play

Drama Activities for Kindergarten to Grade 2 Teaching drama to very young children can be a huge challenge, especially since they aren’t able to read well enough to follow a script and aren’t quite ready for the high-level thinking required for...

Elementary Christmas Concert Ideas

Looking for elementary Christmas concert ideas? Sometimes directing a whole musical for Christmas just isn’t practical, especially in an elementary school. Here are some ideas for Christmas concerts that are simple to put together, yet are interesting...

Christmas Concert Tips – Part 1:

Tips on Christmas Concert Organization & Logistics Keep the concert length manageable. No matter what, your concert must be kept to a reasonable length. For an elementary school concert I recommend no more than an hour. Keeping the length reasonable is important...