Drama Games to Teach Online

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45 drama games and improv activities for online learning.

You don’t have to search endlessly to find specific games that work on Zoom and other virtual platforms. We polled hundreds of drama teachers to find the best drama games to lead online.

Here are 45 games organized by learning goal:

  • Focus and Listening Games
  • Imagination and Creativity Games
  • Tactic Games
  • Characterization Games

Ancient Artifacts
Give students 20 seconds to pick up something near them. Tell students that they must describe the object to the class as if it were an ancient artifact used for something other then what it really is. Randomly spotlight students so they don’t know who’s next.

Or try this:
Send students on a break-out to find an object from another place in the house allowing for movement and a break. You could ask them to find something round, or useful, or strange…

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