To use acting skills to play a drama game.
- This activity is to play the drama game called ‘Animals’.
- On a piece of paper write down a list of animals that you know here are some ideas:
wombat, possum, kangaroo, koala, cat, dog, snake
- Cut out each animal and put them into a container.
- Ask someone in your family to call out an animal and you then start acting out the sounds, actions and movements that animal would make.
- Your family might like to play the game with you.
Draw a picture of an animal you enjoyed acting out.
To use mime to act out everyday tasks.
- This activity is to do miming.
- This is when you act things out but don’t use your voice (think of it like playing Charades).
- Have a go at acting out things you would do every day like cleaning your teeth, reading a book, eating breakfast, riding a bike, walking a dog.
- Perform your mimes in front of your family and see if they can guess what you are doing.
- Members of your family might like to also act out a mime for you to guess.
Share with your family which mime you enjoyed acting out.
To use acting and performance skills.
- This activity is to create a play about ‘Friendship’ for the Learning Task.
- Think about the story line for your play.
- What is going to happen in your play about friends? Some ideas are – playing on the playground, a birthday party, a classroom activity, asking someone to join your game.
- Ask members of your family to be in your play as the friends.
- You could perform it on a stage area at home and film it or take some photos and email them to me.
Draw a picture of your friendship play and complete this Microsoft Form link: https://tinyurl.com/yy68jlyo
To act out a role play.
- This week we are going to rehearse a short role play.
- You can choose one of the following (or make up your own).
- A day at the beach
- Having a picnic or a tea party
- Playing with friends on the playground
- Going to the zoo
- A birthday party
- Think about some props you could also use in your play.
- Ask your family members to be in your play with you or they could be in the audience.
What did you enjoy about acting out the role play?
To create a prop to use in an imaginary world.
- Think of an imaginary world you could create. (example. a planet in space, a magic castle, a spacecraft, a pirate ship, a magic carpet ride around the world)
- Think of an item or object that you might find in your imaginary world and this can be the prop.
- You may have some objects at home you could use. eg (a helmet for being in space, a treasure map, a magic wand)
- You could even create a prop with craft supplies.
- Once you have made or found your prop. Ask someone at home to guess the imaginary world you could use it in.
Draw a picture of yourself using the prop in your imaginary world and complete this Microsoft form link to share how much you enjoyed the activity: https://tinyurl.com/y49lvl7j
To use acting and performance skills.
- Act out and perform one of your favourite stories.
- It could be a fairy tale or a picture story book that you know.
- You could use costumes and even props in your play.
- Ask members of your family to be the different characters or read out each page of the story for you.
- You could also ask your family to be the audience for your performance.
Share with your family what you enjoyed about performing today.
To present a costume parade.
- Have a costume parade.
- You could have a theme like colours, a favourite story or fairy tale characters.
- You can use clothes you have at home or any costumes you already have.
- You can set up a walkway to parade your costumes.
- You could ask your family to be the guests at the parade.
Draw a picture of your favourite costume from the parade.
To create and act out a puppet play.
- You can use puppets, Lego or toys at home as the characters to create the play.
- A great idea for a play is to create one about friendship.
- You could set up a stage area in your house to perform.
- You could ask your family to be the audience while you perform.
Talk to your family about what you enjoyed about your play.
To create a character puppet.
- To create your puppet you can make it out of a paper plate, paper bag, material or even socks.
- Decorate your puppet by adding features including eyes, ears and a mouth.
- Think of a voice you can use for your puppet.
- Spend time playing with your puppet by holding on to it and moving it around.
Share your character puppet with a member of your family.
To draw a picture of the Performing Arts.
- Draw a picture of something you enjoy that is related to the Performing Arts.
- It could be a picture of an activity you actually do outside school or enjoy to do.
- You could draw yourself dancing, singing, acting, using dress ups, performing on stage in a concert, using puppets or making plays.
Share your drawing with a member of your family. If you would like to share with Miss McKelvie send your drawing to firstname.lastname@example.org. 🙂