Let’s get dramatic

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By Phoebe DoyleEducational writer

During children’s early years, drama is an engaging way to build self-esteem and inspire their imaginations, while retelling and creating stories – plus it’s tremendous fun!

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In this article:

  1. Introduction
  2. Early years benefits
  3. Games and activities


Drama can be a powerful tool at any age, but for the very young it has particular relevance since it is directly related to the imaginative spontaneous play that is so definitive of the early years. Drama activities enhance children’s abilities to communicate understandings, ideas, and emotions in a safe forum and environment.

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