“Every role that you play comes with its own set of challenges.”― Arthur Conan Doyle
Roleplay is the act of imitating the character and behavior of someone who is different from yourself. Role-Playing activity for students enables them to present acts where they get numerous opportunities to imitate various characters. Students learn to empathize with others as it provides them with real-world scenarios (negotiation, debate, teamwork, cooperation, persuasion). Presidium organized a Role Play Competition for grades 1-3 wherein young Presidians creatively dressed up for various characters from fairy tales, stories from Panchatantra, etc, and confidently enacted the roles with full zeal and emotions. It was incredible to see the conviction with which they presented their dramatic skills. The activity not only developed self-efficacy in students but also led to cognitive, socio-emotional, and language development.