This is a list of all my most FAVOURITE games that we play for improv - based off students suggestions, of course.
I included all of the ones that they continuously beg me to play.
Sometimes when searching for Improv games, it can be overwhelming - there's just so many out there and they're for all different grade levels.
These are the very best ones that I've gathered and used over the years.
They're hilarious and make the "spontaneous" improv part of the unit a lot of fun!
This is a resource that includes:
-4 warm up's and INTRO TO IMPROV games (the basics, to help them understand all the elements of improv and to get them to work together)
-10 Spontaneous improv games
(includes how students will sit or stand in the room / description / variations /tips)
-Improv "LOOK FOR's" - things to emphasize to students
(can also be used to assess them)
A lot of them require zero set-up, which is important, depending on your access to resources and props.
My goal with this resource is to make this really open, really unstructured part of the unit easier to teach.
Once you learn these "GO-TO" games, you'll be playing them over and over again.
Also in my shop! More stuff for your IMPROV unit (my #1 favourite unit)
Improv COMPLETE unit bundle
SPONTANEOUS IMPROV GAMES:
Improv Game - Explain Your Tattoo
Improv Game - GTA (Grand Theft Auto)
Improv Game - Party Quirks
...and the rest of my improv stuff is here:
NOTE - this goes along with my "IMPROV OLYMPICS" handout, where we play games (just like these) for a whole week straight after REHEARSED improv