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Comedy improvisation in the classroom

Added 09 Mar 2022


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.

These comedy improvisations will be ideal to link with Comic Relief's Red Nose Day but can also be used throughout the year to get pupils aged 7 to 11 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
  • Ideas for performance and to inspire writing
  • Further resources to explore

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