Grandma's Closet

Drama Improvisation Game – Grandma’s Closet


This drama game is a favourite across age groups and encourages creative thinking. Instructions Ask students to find a space in the room. Using your best grandma voice, tell the students ‘In my closet, there…

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Snake Chain - Paper Craft

Kid’s Craft – Snake Chain


This summer, try this fun and easy snake themed paper craft. When the strips are pre-prepared by an adult, this craft can keep preschoolers focused for an inordinate amoutn of time. Hover of the image…

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Number Groups - Drama Game for Counting, Energy and Focus

Drama and Counting Game – Number Groups


Number Groups is a super easy warm up game that’s well loved by students of all ages. It is useful to have plenty of space so students can move away from one another. This game…

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Zombies - An Energising Name Game.

Drama Name Game – Zombies


Zombies is a fantastic ‘getting-to-know-you’ name game and all time favourite of my students. This very silly warm-up has so many benefits: it helps students (and you) learn each other’s names, it helps students to…

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clap with your class

Teacher Tip – Teaching Using a Derren Brown Technique


Your class are getting a little out of hand. You’ve tried being silent and waiting for their attention, but so far you’ve been unsuccessful. What’s a psychology proven way to break their bad behaviour and…

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Girl with her finger on her lips encouraging silence.

Teacher Tip | How to Use Silence in Classroom Management


We’ve all been in situations where noise is getting a little out of hand with our students or children. Sometimes it can be difficult to resist the urge to scream oneself, but is there a…

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