Physical Drama Cool Down Game | Ponderous Podium

Physical Drama Cool Down Game | Ponderous Podium


Ponderous Podium is a great drama cool down game that is both physical and calming. The physical aspect helps students work on balance, stability, and detail while the slowness of the movement helps students to…

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Two girls whispering. Speed whispers is a drama game in which students must whisper a phrase to eachother in teams. It improves teamwork, focus, pronunciation and is an effective TEFL activity.

Drama Team Game for Improved Focus | Speed Whispers


Speed Whispers helps focus children while they’re working in a team and can create a great sense of camaraderie. It also has the added bonus of improving diction and is an incredibly effective TEFL/TESOL game….

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A happy grandma as expected in the drama game Grandma's Footsteps

Classic Drama Cool Down Game | Grandma’s Footsteps


Grandma’s Footsteps is a classic drama game that’s great to cool down and focus your class. Instructions Choose one student to be the grandma (or grandpa). The grandma stands at one end of the room facing…

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floor slaps

Drama Concentration Game – Floor Slaps


We learned this fantastic game from Prague Youth Theatre‘s new Assistant Artistic Director, Liam Hallahan, and it quickly became a fan favourite with all ages! Instructions Ask the students to sit or lie on their…

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Handshake Murderer

Drama Awareness Game – Handshake Murderer


This game is a great progression for students who are used to wink murder. Instructions Have the students stand in a circle with their eyes closed. Walk around the circle and touch one student on the…

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Cyclops

Drama Cool Down Game – Cyclops


We’ve got a monster themed game for you just in time for Halloween! Cyclops is a great cool down and restores calm, quiet and helps students think about their body control. Instructions One student stands…

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DUDE! - Cool Down Drama Game

Drama Cool Down Game – Dude!


Until very recently, I was unaware that this game had a name. I’m glad to have learned it from a colleague as it adds an interesting new element. Instructions  Stand students in two lines facing…

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Big Fish, Small Fish

Drama Concentration Game – Big Fish, Small Fish


Big Fish, Small Fish is a great concentration game and perfect cool down activity. Instructions Sit students in a circle. Hold your hands close together and tell your students, ‘This is a big fish.’ Hold…

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Drama Cool Down Game – Night at the Museum


Night at the Museum is a popular drama cool down that helps improve focus. Instructions Choose one student to be the museum guard. Select the theme of your museum. Students should freeze to represent a…

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Wink Murder - Concentration Game

Drama Awareness Game – Wink Murder


Wink Murder is a current favourite amongst my students. This classic game is great for concentration when the class are overly energised. Instructions Select one student as the detective and ask them to leave the…

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