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GOLDILOCKS Character Machine Drama Circle

Character Machine Drama Circles are a perfect way to explore a story and characters in a whole class guided (scripted) performance. This GOLDILOCKS AND THE 3 BEARS Character Machine (Drama Circle) comes with 31 printable drama circle acting script cards with instructions and script for your junior kids to perform the story in a fun and energetic way. Students develop speaking and listening skills with this adaptation of the classic drama machines activity. A perfect way for primary / elementary students to delve into characters and combine reading practice with performing (Reader’s Theatre) - your students will love it!


This Character Machine Drama Circle includes:

  • Printable Drama Circle Acting Script Cards (students are given a card to perform in sequence to tell a story. The Character Machine Cards provide an instruction on when and how to say each line and a short line (script) for each student to perform when it’s their turn)
  • Teacher Instructions (including how to enhance the drama activity and further activities + ideas to adapt the character machine)
  • Instructions to bring in whole class chorus elements to the performance!


***ENGLISH / LITERACY TEACHERS: This drama circle activity is based on 'Goldilocks and the 3 Bears' will work beautifully alongside and enhance your elementary English curriculum. It is a fun and energetic way to approach reader's theatre and explore the story in a whole new way so why not add some drama to your English lessons?




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"My students love it!"


"LOVE this resource!! A must buy!! Thank you!"


"I used this for an observation, and it was just what I needed!"


"Drama circles are always a popular whole class warm-up activity with my students!"


"Great starter to get my kids motivated to make their own plays"


"My students loved this activity and keep asking to do more!"


"My class consists of three kids who all loved this!"


"Great for primary students!"


"This drama circle is simple enough for many of my Year 1 students to participate in. Thanks for a great resource."


You can find more drama lesson plans, drama games and more for primary and elementary kids HERE!

GOLDILOCKS Character Machine Drama Circle


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