Over 100 suggestions for Meisner independent activities. You will not find this anywhere else!

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Meisner activities must be:

Meaningful to the character
Urgent (there must be a reason the activity must be done NOW)
Difficult to do

Examples of Meisner activities:

  • Trying to find the burned out bulb in a string of Christmas lights
  • Scattering many pages of a report all over the room and putting the pages back in order
  • Gluing a vase back together

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