Does your child love funny TV shows? Now you can help them make their own!
Ever wondered how the comedy we watch on TV is made? Know a child who wants write their own sitcom but isn’t sure how to get started?
The BBC Comedy Classroom has put together a pack full of advice and activities for young comedy writers. Inside, you’ll find:
Class Joker – This activity is a great introduction to stand-up comedy and joke writing.
Class Act – Students can learn the art of making up a comedy sketch with these top tips.
Class Comic – This activity helps kids learn to write funny captions, like they see on popular TV shows.
Spelling and grammar for comedians – Comedy writers write in their own specific way. This toolbox shows young people how to use grammar and spelling to improve their writing.
Comedy toolbox – There are lots of different types of comedy and ways to make people laugh. This breakdown describes the main ones comedy writers use.
An example script – Learn how scripts are laid out when they’re all finished and looking professional.
You can download the pack here and help your child get started. Perhaps even put on a performance for the family!
For more tips and comedy clips see BBC Comedy Classroom.