Speaking and Listening

Liven up your speaking and listening activities with a great range of ideas, resources and display materials.

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7 - 11
Exploring the Senses

Exploring the Senses

Help to develop your children's spoken language skills using these practical, sensory games. Try them in your lessons inside or outside of the classroom!
9 - 12
Choices

Choices

A set of ideas, plans and resources to help you teach drama workshops to year 6 pupils, with the aim of building their resilience as they approach the move to secondary schools.
7 - 16

Internet Safety Drama Activities

Use drama to explore a range of Internet Safety situations.
2 - 16
Drama Club Banner

Drama Club Banner

If you have a drama club at your school, you can use this banner on your display boards.
5 - 11

Describing Pictures

A very fun activity which increases describing (and listening) skills.
5 - 11

Magic Pen

This activity involves the whole class creating a story together. The story is not written down, and is made up spontaneously by individuals in the class.
5 - 11
Speaking Activities

Speaking Activities

Lots of ideas and activities to develop children's speaking skills.
7 - 11

Grandma's Footsteps

Another drama activity, which can be used for finding out about a new group of children.
5 - 11

Story Circles

An enjoyable way of generating some stories around your class.
2 - 16
Movement and Entertainment Banner

Movement and Entertainment Banner

If your topic 'Movement and Entertainment'? We have a free printable classroom display banner that you can use!
7 - 11

Interviews

 A number of ideas for how to organize interviewing in the classroom.
5 - 11
Story Cubes

Story Cubes

Find ideas for using the fantastic Story Cubes in the classroom.
7 - 16
Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism Banner

Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism Banner

If your students are learning about 'Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism', our free banner can be used on a classroom display board.
5 - 11

Careers Night

Organize a "What Should I Be When I Grow Up" career night for your class, involving the children and their parents.
5 - 11

Learning from Talking Books

Use technology and talking books to support your Literacy teaching.