Speaking and Listening

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

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Teaching Shakespeare - Theatre Workout

Teaching Shakespeare - Theatre Workout

Teach your children about Shakespeare and this work using this fantastic collection of drama activities!
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.
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.
5 - 7

Talking with Puppets

Encourage discussion and questioning skills through the use of puppets.
2 - 11
The Circus is Coming to Town Banner

The Circus is Coming to Town Banner

If your topic is 'The Circus is Coming to Town', our free printable display banner can decorate your classroom walls!
5 - 11

Character Acting

A great way of encouraging children to think more about characters in stories.
2 - 5

Little Bo Peep Play

A simple play which could be used with young children, based on Little Bo Peep.
7 - 11

What's the Time, Mr. Wolf?

An enjoyable drama game for a group of children.