The Sleeping Lion

The Sleeping Lion story This story is for a group of four.  Do a warm-up teaching “sounds.”   This story can be used to stress the importance of sound in a drama–kids will enjoy personifying the creatures of the jungle.  Some groups can make sounds with voices only, some with musical instruments only, some with … Read more

The Puddle

The Puddle story This story was written to interrelate with visual arts.  You can do a warm-up activity where students can practice making geometric and organic shapes alone and with partners.  This story can be done in groups of two, three, or four.

The Mountain

The Mountain story  This works well in a body objects lesson for groups of four to five.  See the introductory lesson under Getting Started on  There are words in bold for students to create objects with their bodies.  Use this story to work with the skills of Collaboration, Imagination, and Personification. This story can also be … Read more

The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare story This has been adapted from Aesop’s Fable for use in a drama class.  This story works with the concepts and skills for Collaboration, Cultural/Multicultural, Imagination, Imitation, Movement, Personification, Problem Solving, Space Control/Design, and Transformation: Animals. It can also be used in the Hare and Tortoise Lesson  from the introductory lessons if you … Read more