Resource

Comedy improvisation in the classroom

Added 06 Mar 2019
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Comedy improvisation is an excellent way to improve children’s speaking and listening skills, build their confidence, develop their creativity and proactivity, and get them working together as a team.

It also serves as a great hook to engage harder to reach children and as a safe space to encourage quieter children to come out of their shell.

Try these comedy improvisation activities in your class to get your Key Stage 2 pupils working together to make up comedy scenes on the spot, whilst they develop their speaking and listening skills.

This resource includes:

  • An introduction to improvisation
  • Improv games to play in the classroom
  • Further ideas for performance and to inspire writing


If your class likes comedy, then they may be interested in the Beano's Britain's Funniest Class competition.