Fairytales on Stage: A Collection of Children's Plays based on Famous Fairy tales (Paperback)
This book is a collection of plays that have been adapted from well-known fairy tales. They can be used as performance plays, readers theatre or just used to promote reading in groups. Each play is between five and ten minutes long. The plays can be adapted to suit the various needs of the group. The cast list is very flexible. Characters can be added, changed or omitted. In addition, the teacher/group leader can assume the role of the storyteller if the children are unable to read or not at the reading level required. All suggestions for stage directions are included in brackets and italics. Also included in this book is a variety of drama activities. These activities are designed to be fun and enjoyable as well as promoting coordination, movement, character development and creativity.The plays in the collection are: Little Red Riding HoodGoldilocks The Three Little PigsThe Elves and the ShoemakerThe Three Billy Goats GruffTThe Ugly DucklingThe Lazy CowThe Talking TreeHumpty DumptyThe Magic Porridge PotThe Stone SoupThe Pied Piper of HamelinThe Little Red HenThe Gingerbread ManThe Enormous TurnipChicken Licken.