Teaching children improv is an amazing way to build confidence in their ability to handle any situation, stimulate their imagination, and release their inhibitions. It also helps kids to think fast on their feet, trust their instincts, and laugh and play without a screen.
While there are many improv classes for adults, improvisational classes for children are not as readily available. However, if you are unable to find a school or class that teaches kids improv, you can still instill the skills in your kids by playing improv games with your family.
Some improvisational games for adults would also work just as easily for children. Cards That Make You lol – a game of hit or miss party tricks serves children ages 5 and up with many of the benefits of traditional improv games. It allows kids to be silly and come out of their shells, and laugh and play with others.