Drama Game: What are you?

  • Form the class into teams in lines facing forward.
  • The teacher demonstrates what to do.
  • She/he faces the class and says “what are you?”
  • She/he then turns round facing where she was and replies, with gestures, “I’m a boy/girl”

  • Then She/he faces the class and says and mimes “what do you play ?”
  • She/he then turns round facing where she was and says and mimes “I play ball”
  • Then She/he faces the class and says and mimes “what do you read ?”
  • She/he then turns round facing where she was and says and mimes “I read a book”
  • Then She/he faces the class and says and mimes “what do you eat ?”
  • She/he then turns round facing where she was and says and mimes “I eat a banana”
  • The teacher then demonstrates with the children, so the first child in the line turns to the one behind and asks “what are you ?”
  • Number 2 child replies I’m a boy/girl and then turns to the next child and asks “what do you play ?”
  • and child 3 replies “I play ball” and so on.
  • Then the teams take it in turn to play the game. Depending on their age, the teacher may have to guide them.
  • The team with the most correct questions and answers wins.
  • You can add: “What do you carry?” “I carry a basket”,.
  • “What do you eat?” “I eat “a bun”/”bread”/ “breakfast”/”beans”/”birthday cake”.
  • “What do you love?” “I love a baby”

  • “What do you sing?” “I sing Happy Birthday”.
  • “What do you see?” “I see a beautiful girl” / “I see a bird”.
  • “What do you ride?”.”I ride a bus”.