Topic 4: Basketball Theater

Role playing is a great way for young children to increase their emotional intelligence by walking in another person’s (or thing’s) shoes. For basketball theater, let the child decide on the roles each person will play and follow along.

Suggestions: Sometimes as adults it’s natural to discard an idea because it seems illogical. When playing pretend, abide by the improve rule of “yes, and.” Affirm whatever your child has suggested and add onto it, so they don’t hit any creative road blocks or break character.