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Banish stage fright with these drama and performance poetry ideas from educational writer and former local authority language development adviser, Halina Boniszewska. Use them as a warm-up for your winter production or as fun, standalone activities.

Whether you’re looking for ideas for a new winter play or just some fun poetry and drama activities, we have the answer. We've got everything you will need for a memorable production of The Christmas Wish, including a playscript and an ebook of fantastic rhymes, songs and raps. This article provides ideas for warm-up poetry and drama activities – ideal for developing performance and speaking and listening skills, whether or not you’re planning a full-scale production.

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