Melanie Trimble

Grades Taught:

Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Subjects Taught:

Visual & Performing Arts


Columbia, SC

I love teaching and playing around with ideas. I've been teaching theatre to Kindergarten-5th graders at a large public school for the past 7 years. Before that, I practiced helping others as a Drama Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor. I have worked with groups of children and adults in many different cities and countries, in community settings, theatres, hospitals and schools - always finding a way to help people express feelings and tell stories.

Contributed Lessons

Early Grades - Pretending with Scenery
Early Grades - Pretending with Scenery


Students will learn about using their imagination to act out a story in an imaginary location, using the setting and items around them. Students will think creatively and problem solve. After some...