Beginner’s Guide To Teaching Elementary Drama

The reality is that most teachers who are experienced in drama end up teaching in specialized programs or in private school settings. This leaves teachers with no training trying to teach an unfamiliar subject.

With a subject like drama, having a teacher who is comfortable with the subject matter is key.


Key Resources for Teaching Drama



Tips for tableaux drama activities in elementary

Tips for tableaux drama activities in elementary

Tableaux 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 activities and lessons? What is tableau? Tableau is essentially a freeze-frame of a scene....

Kindergarten Drama Activities: Guided Role Play

Drama lesson plans for Kindergarten to Grade 2 Teaching drama to very young children can be a huge challenge, especially if you don't have prior drama experience. Students in Kindergarten and grade 1 generally aren't able to read well enough to follow a script. Some...

7+ Easy Christmas Concert Themes for Elementary

Looking for elementary Christmas concert themes for your school? Here are some ideas for Christmas concert themes that are simple to put together, yet are interesting and original. Click here if you're looking for Christmas Concert Song ideas for your class,...

Tips For Making Your elementary Christmas Concert More Professional

Lighting When you are lighting the stage, be aware that lights need to come from the FRONT in order for us to see a child’s face, not from above, beside, or behind. If you are lucky enough to have a stage at your school, the “working lights” that are on the ceiling of...

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...