‘An Introduction to Early Years Imaginative Play’

Use drama and imaginative play to support the learning and development of your 3 – 5-year-olds.

How it works:

1. Learn: Watch our 40-minute lesson and learn two of our most powerful techniques to ignite children’s imaginations and encourage them to follow instructions – first time!

2. Play: Using your new techniques, play our games (with small or large groups of children) and fill your days with opportunities for playfulness and fun.

3. Make a difference: Our imaginative approach develops personal, social and emotional skillscommunication and language and children’s physical skills.

Meet founder, Sarah Owen, and find out more!

What will I learn?

  • How imaginative play supports the seven areas of learning and development (EYFS)

  • How to create an imaginary world using two Pyjama Drama techniques

  • How to use these techniques to deliver a Pyjama Drama game to 3 – 5-year-olds

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Lead large or small groups of children in imaginative play

  • Manage your classroom with positivity and fun

What’s included

  • 40-min pre-recorded training session

  • PDF Training Booklet (includes an overview of what is learned, lesson plan, and details of the challenges we set)

  • Music

  • Access to ongoing support via our online community support group

  • Certificate of completion

About Pyjama Drama

  • An award-winning company

  • Run by experienced teachers

  • Established 2005 in the UK

  • Enjoyed by teachers and children in the UK and worldwide including in California, Malaysia, Australia, China, and India

Do I have lifetime access to the course?

Yes! Revisit lessons whenever and as often as you like.

Is there ongoing support?

Yes. You’ll automatically be added to our online support group when you sign up for the course. Here you can chat with Pyjama Drama experts, educators, and parents of preschool children and ask questions, share ideas, seek support, and get inspired!

Do I need drama experience to take this course?

No, the course will help anyone working with preschool children provide exciting learning opportunities, no matter what their experience of drama.

Who is this course for?

Anyone working with preschool children!

Do you follow the UK curriculum (EYFS)?

The techniques you will learn in this course will enable to you provide stimulating experiences for preschool children that help children work towards their Early Learning Goals in all six Areas of Learning outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

In addition, our course meets the Department for Education’s Professional Development Standards, the department responsible for education in England. Find out how by watching the video below!

What other training and resources are available?

Browse our full offering, from our monthly subscription service to regular online training opportunities and anti-bullying curriculum for primary schools here: https://tinyurl.com/2p9csspe

“I can’t believe I’ve never thought of these ideas before – amazing.” 

“Great balance between resources and support.” 

Brilliant session – thank you!” 

“Excited!! Has given me a different outlook on how to engage children’s imagination! Thank you.” 

“So excited to try this tomorrow with my preschool group! I think the children will love it and the adults will think I’ve finally lost it!!!” 

“It was excellently enjoyable training. I feel excited to use these techniques! Thank you so much.” 

“After this training, I have gained a huge amount of confidence and ideas on how to help children use their imagination by using your game and techniques.” 

“It was amazing.” 

“Thank you. As a newly qualified practitioner, I’m appreciating these tips through training.” 

“Thank you very much. Really enjoyed it. Definitely playing it tomorrow!” 

“Really enjoyed this session. Can’t wait to try some new things.” 

“Thank you, tonight has been fantastic.” 

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  • £30.00


  • 0 hours 40 minutes


  • 1 Module
  • 3 Lessons
  • Course Certificate