Personification Games & Activities

Instructor: David Wood

David has taught Honors Physics, AP Physics, IB Physics and general science courses. He has a Masters in Education, and a Bachelors in Physics.

Personification may seem very weird to students, until they realize how common it is in books, TV, and movies. Help students understand personification with these fun games and activities.

Personification Games and Activities

Personification is one of those things that's easier to show by example than to explain indirectly. Without an example, the whole thing sounds very strange. Pretending that something nonhuman is a human? What does that look like? So this topic, even more than others, can be much easier to understand through examples, activities, and games. Games and activities are also more fun and engaging for students. So, however you look at it, including games and activities in your classroom when teaching personification is a great idea. Here are some possible games and activities you can try.

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