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Drama Game: Name Dance


May 30, 2015 Drama Games , 1 Comment

Name Dance Drama GameType: Creativity

Purpose: A fun activity that allows students to individually explore movement, and become comfortable in front of an audience.


1. The goal of this activity is for each player to create a dance piece that uses their entire body to spell our their name.

2.  Start out by giving an example of a dance piece using your name.

3.  Give the class 2 minutes to practice their dance pieces individually.

4.  Have each student present their dance piece to the class.

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  • Margaret
    Jun 10, 2015 at 2:18 pm Reply

    Thank you for this dance idea. Great fun especially at end of school year. The children loved it!

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