It’s time to let your inner actor out with Theatre Games. Through a variety of creative dramatic exercises, we will explore gross and fine motor skills, problem solving, listening and speaking skills, following directions, and building confidence. Theatre games takes place Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
Masks can make us silly, scary, sad, or happy. Masks can turn us into whatever we want to be. Try on some masks (and maybe take a new mask home) as we explore who we can be when we join the masquerade.March 21, March 28: Storytime?
Are you ready for a story? Good! YOU’RE telling US the story. Go around a circle and tell us about the Elephant named Jeff who becomes the race car driver or Princess Sally, the first baby to play for the Chicago Bulls. Help us make a story that we can all share.April 4, April 11: Silly Face Brigade
Your face will not freeze that way – if you practice! See how far your face will stretch with sad faces, happy faces, duck faces, baby faces, and MONSTER faces.April 18, April 25: Imagination Marathon
Get ready for the Kohl Children’s Museum Imagination Marathon! Run in place up the hill, down into the forests, across deserts, through oceans, and even in outer space.May 2, May 9: Half a Play
Oh no! I was supposed to write a play for Theatre Games and I totally forgot! Can you help me fill in the blanks and then perform what we come up with?May 16, May 23, May 30: Everybody Dance
Are you ready to groove? Show off your best and silliest dances as we take turns imitating each other’s most killer moves.June 6, June 13: Telephone
How well can we listen? Can we pass a phrase around the circle? What about an action? See how what we say and do can change as it goes from person to person in this fun theatre game.June 20, June 27: Under the Sea
Surf, snorkel, and adventure through the ocean without getting wet. We may see whales and sharks. We may BE whales and sharks. The underwater world is our oyster when we use our imaginations!