Music Mime I Activity

Music Mime I Activity

Music can be a powerful way to tell stories. In this activity, students will connect music and drama by creating short scenes based on what they hear. The lesson offers variations for different age and ability levels. You will need a speaker to play music for your class. Consider pairing this exercise with the Music Mime II Activity for a deep dive into music. 

Grade Level

  • 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade
  • 8th Grade
  • 9th Grade
  • 10th Grade
  • 11th Grade
  • 12th Grade


  • Body
  • Characterization
  • Communication
  • Conflict
  • Gesture
  • Imagination
  • Imitation
  • Listening
  • Memory
  • Movement
  • Planning
  • Plot
  • Practicing
  • Sequencing


  • Language Arts
  • Music


  • Open